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7 Best Window Draft Stoppers

With winter right around the corner, learn how window draft stoppers can help keep your home cozy and warm this...


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9 Best Door Draft Stoppers

Keep your toes toasty this winter with door draft stoppers that block frigid air from coming in and heated air...


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8 Best Fireplace Draft Stoppers of 2022

Fireplace draft stoppers come in many forms, but they all have one thing in common: They keep your home warm...


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When and Where to Use Draft Stoppers

Keep winter's icy cold winds at bay with ready-made or do-it-yourself draft stoppers.


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What to Know About Thermal Drapes

When it's time to winterize your home, thermal drapes are a cost- and energy-efficient way to take off the chill.


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Landscaping With Windbreaks Can Save Energy AND Money

This is how your trees and shrubs outside can keep your house warmer inside.


How Much Electricity Different Items in Your House Use

Ever wondered why people go nuts for LED lights? Learn how much electricity items in your home use.


Are PV Panels Right For Your Roof?

Photovoltaic solar panels are getting cheaper and more efficient, but they're still not for everyone. These questions will help you...

8 Kirkland Items You Probably Shouldn’t Be Buying at Costco

You'll probably find better deals on paper products elsewhere.


6 Best RV Solar Panels and Kits

Silent and fume-free electric power for your RV is what solar panel kits deliver. Check out these six top models...


10 Ways to Insulate Your Home Without Opening Up Walls

Don't live in an under-insulted home just because you don't want to destroy your walls.


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10 Simple Ways to Stay Warm This Winter and Lower Utility Bills

The weather outside is frightful, but it doesn't need to feel that way indoors. These fixes help keep the cold...


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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.


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Here’s What Really Happens to Recycled Plastic

This is what happens to plastic from the moment you toss it into the recycling bin to when its materials...


How to Install a Thermostat in 3 Steps

Save money on your energy bill


CFL Bulbs: Here’s What You Need to Know

10 common questions, 10 commonsense answers

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!


22 Ways to Cut Your Heating Bills

Here are some easy ways to save energy and money on heating bills. These fixes are inexpensive and you'll recoup...


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17 Ways to Master Using Spray Foam at Home

Despite the obvious drawbacks-it's messy, sticky and impossible to remove once it cures-there's nothing better than spray foam for sealing...


How To Choose the Right Led Bulbs for Your Home

Shopped for light bulbs lately? If you have, you may have noticed that most bulbs sold now are LED (light...


Furnace Humidifier not Working? Replace it

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

Are Triple Pane Windows Worth the Extra Cost?

Consider all the pros and cons, not just price of triple pane windows.


Energy Efficient and Eco-Friendly Appliances for Your Home

Slash your energy bills when you upgrade with these green appliances.


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This Will Make Expanding Foam Application So Much Easier

Just when you thought expanding foam couldn't get any better...


Three Things to Know About Energy Efficient Roofing

Creating an energy efficient roof will save you money and energy. Here are a few things you need to know...


Save Energy by Closing Heat Registers

Talk to an HVAC expert before you start closing vents.


13 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint at Home

Show your green side by taking small steps to reduce your carbon footprint at home. It's rewarding to do what...