Ways to Save Money projects
Save Money with a High-Tech Thermostat
If you want to save money by setting back your thermostat at night, use a two-stage thermostat on a two-stage furnace.
Save Money by Insulating Crawl Space Ducts
Leaky, uninsulated ducts in crawlspaces and attics waste huge amounts of energy and money. Use duct wrap insulation for a quick fix with a big,…
Do it right. Do it yourself.
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Saving Money: DIY Repair Tips
There are some household repairs that are so simple that even the pros feel bad about charging for them (really!). Many of these plumbing,…
Ways to Save on New Appliances
Install appliances yourself and save time, energy and money while avoiding costly mistakes by following these installation tips. They'll…
How to Replace a Hard Drive
Hard drives rarely fail without warning. So if you hear buzzing, clicking or low-pitched squeals, your drive is about a day away from the big…
Frugal Living Tips for Homeowners
Squeeze more out of your home improvement dollar with these simple money-saving tips. For little or no cost, you can save hundreds of dollars.
Save energy and money by reducing “stand by” losses through electrical appliances and devices. We show you what wastes electricity…
How to Replace a Rain Cap
Older rain caps for metal chimneys and flue liners can deteriorate or fall apart, but installing a replacement cap is as easy as climbing onto…
How to Remove Scratches From Glass
A scratch on a window or glass door doesn't mean you have to replace the glass. In most cases you can buff out the scratch with an inexpensive…
10 Tips on Saving Electricity and Lowering Your Electricity Bill
Electricity prices are rising and utility bills are getting ugly. Fight back with these 10 tips, and reduce your electrical bill by up to 40…
Affordable Car Insurance: How to Lower Your Bill
Save an average of $300 per year by following these tips from an experienced insurance expert. And avoid common mistakes.