How Much Firewood Will I Need This Winter?
Whether heating your home or enjoying cozy fires in your indoor or outdoor fireplace, figure out how much firewood you'll...
Best Firewood for Heating
If you heat your home or vacation cabin with wood or you're thinking of converting to wood heat, here are...
Gas vs. Electric: Which Fireplace Is Best for Your Home?
Choosing between gas and electric fireplaces can be tricky. We'll run down their pros and cons to help you decide...
Why Is My Ceiling Fan Making Noise?
Is your ceiling fan making noise? If so and it's one of these five noises, the fixes are simple. Here's...
Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths
Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!
Which Exterior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?
Not all exterior renovation projects are created equal. These are the ones that add the most value at resale.
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....
The Most Essential Products for New Homeowners
From cleaning supplies to tools, here's a list of everything you'll need for your new home.
Here’s Why Spray Foam Can Regulate Your House Temperature
If you’re looking to keep the house at a comfortable temperature, it may be time to consider spray foam insulation....
Is a Wood Burning Stove Right for Your Home?
Like the idea of heating your home with wood? Wood burning stoves can be a beautiful thing. Learn what they...
Parts of Your Home Prone to the Most Winter Weather Damage
Knowing where your home is most vulnerable and taking precautions can save you thousands of dollars in repairs next spring.
Guide to Gas Fireplace Inserts
Tired of dealing with the constant mess and maintenance of your wood-burning fireplace? Consider whether a gas fireplace insert is...
Foam Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets
Stop drafts cold at electrical boxes with these easy foam outlet insulation tips.
Your Guide to Winterizing Everything
From cars, boats and lawn mowers to pools, gutters and grills. Here's how to winterize everything around your home.
Why You Need to Check Your Chimney Before You Cozy Up to the Fireplace
It's that time of year again! If you have a fireplace, here's a quick way to tell if your chimney...
Which Direction Should My Ceiling Fan Spin?
Help your home stay cool in summer or warm in winter just by flipping a switch.
8 Styles of Ceiling Fans to Beat the Heat
Considering a ceiling fan to help with your summer cooling? Check out your options before making your selection with help...
10 Ways to Insulate Your Home Without Opening Up Walls
Don't live in an under-insulted home just because you don't want to destroy your walls.
Save Money by Insulating Crawl Space Ducts
Special duct wrap insulation keeps ducts dry and mold-free
Noisy Gas Fireplace Blower? Here’s How to Replace it
A professional fireplace service company charges about $400 to do the job (parts and labor). But you can replace the...