Energy Saving

These projects and energy saving tips will cut your energy consumption.

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Least Energy-Efficient Cycles for Your Appliances

From the washer and dryer to the dishwasher, energy-wasting cycles can drain your wallet.

This Is Why There Isn’t a Light in Your Freezer

It's time to finally shed some light on why our freezers are so dark.


Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths

Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!


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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....


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10 Women Inventors Who Changed Home Life Forever

From the circular saw to Scotchgard, inventions by women revolutionized our homes. In honor of Women's History Month, we spotlight...

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21 Air Conditioner Maintenance and Home Cooling Tips

Whether you have a whole-house or one-room air conditioner, don't make it work harder than it should. Follow these tips...


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What to Know About Energy Star Certification

Chances are, you recognize the Energy Star name and logo. But do you know what it means? We'll look at...

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Deals We Love: Smart Home Devices

Controlling entry into your home and lighting from anywhere provides convenience and peace of mind.


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5 Most Common Heating Problems

Don't be left out in the cold. Learn more about common heating problems, what causes them, and some solutions here.


DIY Solar Water Heater

Cut your water heating bills 50 percent with this sun-powered solution! Read more about a DIY solar water heater here.


Efficient Heating: Duel-Fuel Heat Pump

This double-duty unit cools and heats your home for less!

Furnace Humidifier not Working? Replace it

Replacing old furnace humidifiers with energy efficient ones is better than repairing them


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9 Air Conditioner Myths You Really Need to Stop Believing

No, your air conditioner is not going to give you a cold. Learn what other AC myths you can stop...


Cool Your Home and Conserve Energy (and Money)

Ductless mini-split AC systems provide more comfort than a traditional ducted system.


12 Easy Things Everyone Should Know How to Fix

Whether you're a new homeowner or an expert DIYer, knowing how to fix these common household problems can save you...