7 Ways To Reduce Your Heating Bills
28 December 2016
There are not many things more comforting than walking into a toasty warm house after you've been out in the cold for hours. Unfortunately, keeping your house warm all winter can make your energy bills a lot more expensive. It's not uncommon for some homeowners to spend hundreds of dollars a month on their heating bills. However, making some changes around your house can prevent you from spending your entire bank account on heating.
Just Bought A Fixer-Upper Home? Insulate The Entire House And Not Just The Attic
10 August 2016
If you recently purchased a fixer-upper as your first home, you may need to take big steps to get the house ready for your family to move into it, including insulating your attic to ward off heat loss in the winter. But while attic insulation can help prevent heat loss in your home, it may not be enough to keep your home comfortable or energy expenses down. It's a good idea that you insulate the entire house and not just the attic.
Know Two Common Causes Of Moisture Intrusion When Using A Window Air Conditioner And How To Fix Them
14 April 2016
If you notice water running down the wall near your window air conditioner, you will need to investigate and repair the problem before it causes significant damage. There are a couple of common air conditioner-related causes of moisture intrusion into your home; below is a list of these and what you can do to correct the problem once it is discovered:
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A window unit functions by removing heat and moisture from the ambient air; this is accomplished by passing warm, humid air over an evaporator coil where the water vapor condenses and drips into a collection pan.
Are Steam Radiators Best Left In The Past, Or Are They Actually A Wise Choice For Your Home?
29 January 2016
When most people see a steam radiator, they think of old, outdated homes. While it is true that forced air heat is now the most common heating choice in the United States, steam boiler systems do still exist and are still being put into new homes. While they certainly do have some drawbacks, they also offer benefits that some homeowners find incredibly valuable. Could you be one of them? Read on to learn more about the pros and cons of steam boiler heating.