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8 Types of Air Conditioners and Systems to Consider for Home Cooling

Looking to buy an air conditioner? Here's a roundup of eight air conditioner types, along with how to assess which one is the best choice for you.

12 Things You Should Always Ask a Contractor Before Building a House

The idea of building a new home is exciting. However, if you don't ask your contractor the right questions prior...


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10 Signs Your Air Conditioner Is Failing and Needs Repair

Worried your A/C unit is nearing its final rest? Here are some telltale signs your air conditioner is failing.


10 Things To Do When You Have Contractor Problems

There's nothing quite like a home renovation that's firing on all cylinders. It's easy to get excited when your contractor...


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10 of the Toughest Home Improvement Jobs

Some home improvement projects may look easy, but once you get going, you quickly realize things can be tougher than...

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Crucial Differences Between Licensed & Unlicensed Contractors

Choosing an unlicensed contractor comes with legal liabilities for the homeowner.


Which Interior Renovation Adds the Most Value to a House?

New and refinished wood flooring and HVAC upgrades are the top interior renovation projects that add the most value at...

5 Best Resources for Women in Skilled Trades

Succeeding as a woman in a historically male-centric industry is no small task. Here are some of the best resources...



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Choosing Your Best Heating System for the House

Find the best heating system for your home by learning what's available and how they compare.


How to Be a Good HVAC System Owner

So, you bought — or perhaps inherited — an...

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Two Questions to Ask Your HVAC Contractor If You Want Cleaner Indoor Air

Using the furnace filter to clean your home's air stresses your furnace. Ask your HVAC contractor these two questions to...


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5 Insulation Mistakes to Avoid

Insulation keeps your home the temperature you want — as long as it's installed correctly. Here are five common insulation...


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Why High-Performance Furnace Filters May Ruin the Blower

Adapt your ductwork design to ensure adequate system airflow for homeowners who intend to use their blower filter as a...


How Contractors Can Work With Property Managers to Gain Business

Property managers who need to solve home issues for hundreds of tenants can provide contractors with an endless stream of...


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How to Install a Ductless Mini Split Air Conditioner

Installing cooling is surprisingly easy with a mini-split system. Here, we'll show you how to do it yourself.