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Making sure you know everything there is to know about the electrical, heating and cooling systems in your home.

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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. Here's a comprehensive guide to point you in the right direction.

How to Adjust a Mechanical Thermostat

Fine-tuning tips for better furnace performance.


Foam Outlet Insulation Stops Cold Air Coming Through Electrical Outlets

Stop drafts cold at electrical boxes with these easy foam outlet insulation tips.


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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.


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Save Money by Insulating Crawl Space Ducts

Special duct wrap insulation keeps ducts dry and mold-free

Home Air Cooling Tips

Six strategies for keeping your home cool


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30 Spring Cleaning Tasks to Add to Your Checklist

Start thinking of spring cleaning as the calendar turns a page. Develop a plan with these tips on what to...

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Dryer Lint Cleaning Tips

Clean lint from the dryer exhaust duct quickly and easily


How to Double the Life of Your Furnace

Follow these tips and you can actually keep your furnace going for twice as long!


Thermostat Not Working?

Here are some tips to try to get the right temperature


Save Money with a High-Tech Thermostat

Use a two-stage thermostat with a two-stage furnace to save on your heating bill