This Simple Trick Can Refresh Your Entire Home
Sprays, hanging products, plug-ins, devices masked as home décor — there are hundreds of products geared toward freshening your home. But what if there were a simpler way? Read on to find out how.
What to Know About Ductless Air Conditioners
Sleek, efficient and relatively easy to install, a ductless air conditioner or mini-split can quickly cool (or heat) your rooms.
Solar Panels: What To Know Before You Buy
From initial cost to maintenance concerns, here's a primer on solar panels to help you decide if they're right for...
10 Best Pergola Lighting Ideas
Add some sparkle and glow to your outdoor space with these creative pergola lighting ideas.
New Homeowner’s Guide To Solar Power
Is solar technology a good fit for the 21st century homeowner? Here's an overview of traditional and DIY solar options.
12 Outdoor Fire Pit Lighting Ideas
Adding to the fire's glow, these fire pit lighting ideas help transform your outdoor living space into a welcoming and...
Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths
Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!
How to Size Your HVAC and Water Heater to Fit Your Home
Building a home? Here are some tips to help you figure out what kind of HVAC system and water heater...
If Your Lights Are Flickering, This Is What It Could Mean
Flickering lights are annoying, but are they a big deal? We've got the details about why bulbs sometimes flicker, and...
What to Know About HSPF Ratings
Buying a new heat pump but don't know HSPF means? Discover what HSPF is, why it's important and how it...
How to Unclog Anything
Toilets aren’t the only clog-prone fixture homeowners have to deal with. Check out what else is susceptible to clogging—and how...
Top 10 Plumbing Fixes You Can Do Yourself
Save money by doing simple plumbing repairs yourself. These fixes are completely DIY with basic tools and skills.
Should You Have a Water Alarm In Your Home?
A water alarm alerts you to leaks in vulnerable places in your home, and can help avert serious — and...
Homeowner’s Guide to the Best Outdoor Lighting
Outdoor lights add warmth, safety and style to your home's overall look. Learn about eight great outdoor lights to consider...
Tower Fans: What To Know Before You Buy
Tall, compact tower fans can significantly cool down your rooms when temps soar. Plus, they don't take up much space...
8 Best Ethanol Fireplaces
Indoor and outdoor ethanol fireplaces are a beautiful and eco-friendly alternative to burning wood.
5 Best Central Air Conditioners for Your Home
Considering a central air conditioner purchase? Here are five brands that are known for excellence.
Window Air Conditioners: What to Know Before You Buy
In the market for a window air conditioner? Here are a few key considerations for successfully selecting, installing and maintaining...
The Pros and Cons of Geothermal Heat Pumps
Geothermal heat pumps have increasingly become an option for homeowners. Here's what you need to know about geothermal pumps.
Best Off-Grid Power Systems for Your Cabin
If you're contemplating off-grid power for your cabin or summer house, start here to learn the differences between solar, wind...
What You Need to Know About Underground Oil Tanks
Underground oil tanks are hidden hazards that could end up costing a homeowner big-time. The more you know up front,...