Five DIY Home Projects With Automotive Paint


If you thought automotive paint was just for touching up imperfections on your automobile, you will probably be surprised to learn that it can be used on a number of DIY projects that have nothing to do with vehicles. This paint is high gloss and durable, and it is available in a wide selection of colors, making it ideal for adding a novel twist to your home décor. Check out these five amazing ways to use automotive paint.

18 June 2015

Energy Savings May Be As Close As Your Hot Water Heater

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For most people, owning a home is one of the most expensive endeavors they will take throughout their lives. Not only do you have the cost of your home, but you have the ongoing upkeep, as well as the cost of monthly utilities. If you are looking for ways to cut some of your costs, you may want to look at the hot water heater that is installed in your home.

28 May 2015

Energy-Efficient Water Heaters: Choosing Between Tankless Systems And Solar Water Systems

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Appliances that are energy efficient are growing in popularity because they are better for the environment, use less energy and save users money. If you're thinking about replacing your old water heater with an energy-efficient one, the two best options are tankless water heaters and solar water heaters. Check out these important facts to help you make the decision. Solar Water Heaters Use the Sun for Energy As the name implies, solar water heaters need energy from the sun to heat your water.

8 May 2015

Roofing Safety Tips: Buying And Using The Right Ladder For The Job

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If your roof is in a state of disrepair, then it is in your best interest to complete repairs or maintenance within a timely manner.  Your roof protects your home from rain, snow, sleet, and wind, and it helps to keep both warm and cool air inside your house.  Roofing professionals or contractors from sites like http://www.palmerroofing.net can generally make repairs within a short period of time.  You can try to make the fixes yourself as well, but you need to be extremely careful due to the height of your roof.

15 April 2015

What Is That Smell? How To Identify Odors Within Your Central Air Conditioning System And How To Eliminate Them


As spring fades away, people all over the United States are switching on their home's central air conditioning systems. Unfortunately, some of those individuals are going to experience an unpleasant surprise when their system turns on and blows out a bad odor. It's not unusual to find a home where the air conditioning is churning out obnoxious smells, and the problem can be so bad in some homes that it forces residents to leave their systems turned-off.

25 March 2015

A Spring Maintenance Checklist For Your Heating And Cooling System

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When spring rolls around, most people create some type of spring cleaning routine to ensure their homes start off the warm season looking and feeling fresh and clean. One item that's rarely addressed during spring cleaning is the home's heating and cooling system. Not only does the cleanliness of your HVAC system affect the overall cleanliness of your home, but spring is also a good time to make sure these systems are in good repair.

12 March 2015

9 Ways You Can Reduce Your Air Conditioning Costs


Chances are that your summer would be pretty miserable without air conditioning. However, that does not mean you enjoy receiving your cooling bill every month. If you live in a big house and run your air conditioner all day, you probably are used to paying a pretty penny for air conditioning costs. The good news is that running your air conditioning does not have to break the bank. You just have to make some adjustments.

26 February 2015

Hot Tub Safety & Care

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Hot tubs are a luxurious way to relax in the evening and unwind from the day. However, hot tub ownership requires you to know how to care for your hot tub and how to use it properly. In 2009, a national study published hot tub injury results. The study found that more than 6,600 injuries occurred each year between 1990 and 2007. If you own a hot tub, you need to know the 'don'ts' of hot tub ownership.

17 February 2015

3 Ways To Improve Your AC Efficiency Without Paying A Cent


There are a lot of ways to improve your air conditioner's energy efficiency, but most of them involve spending some money to save money – installing a programmable thermostat, investing in high quality filters, and having your ducts clean all require some cash upfront. If you've already done that, or if you're just looking for a thriftier way to save some cash, check out some ways that you can save money on your energy bills without having to spend any money first.

7 January 2015