Handy Plumbing Tips and Tricks
Here are nine of our favorite simple tricks and tips to save you plumbing headaches around the house.
How to Choose the Best Whole House Fan for Your Home
A time-tested cooling solution that uses 90% less energy than your air conditioner
Install a Programmable Thermostat for Energy Savings
This simple switch-out will save you money in the long run
How to Find the Correct Motion-Activated Switch for Fluorescent Lights
Use switches rated for electronic ballasts with most newer fluorescent lights
Save Money with a High-Tech Thermostat
Use a two-stage thermostat with a two-stage furnace to save on your heating bill
Tips for Replacing Fluorescent Bulbs
They may look burned out, but don't get rid of them until the light goes bad
Running Underground Cable
Run electrical cable in PVC conduit at least 12 inches deep in the ground.
In-Wall Surge Protectors and Surge Suppression Receptacles
Protect new appliances from voltage spikes
How to Reset a Circuit Breaker
You probably already know how to reset a circuit breaker, but what about your kids or baby-sitter? Use this tutorial...
Illuminate Your Deck With Low-Voltage Light Fixtures
Stay up late: Enjoy your deck well into the evening hours
Remote Control Devices for Electrical Outlets and Appliances
Control all your appliances and lights with a central Z-wave remote control device.
Home Audio Installation: Install a Whole-House Audio System
Run wire and install speakers and distribution modules so that you can control music by remote control throughout the house.