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Arched Wrought Iron Entry Doors
Construction How-To

Arched Wrought Iron Entry Doors

Installing a Pair of Arched Wrought Iron Entry Doors. By Larry Walton   Anytime you introduce arches, home improvement projects become much more interesting. An arched design often produces problems you can’t anticipate, so you can expect it to take additional time and cost more in materials. The same can be said of one-off, handmade custom components. Put the two […]

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Holiday Gifts for the DIY Homeowner
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Holiday Gifts for the DIY Homeowner

                The holidays seem to arrive sooner every year, so there’s no time like the present to organize your shopping list for friends and family. This year, consider the type of gifts that keep on giving; new tools! The EHT staff has compiled our annual list of workshop gadgets—some big, some small—to brighten […]

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Your House is a System
Energy Efficiency

Your House is a System

Understanding the relationship between components and systems can affect the comfort, health, safety, durability and energy efficiency of your home. You understand that your car is made up of interacting components and systems—when one component fails, it affects the performance of the entire vehicle. But did you know that the same goes for your house? High energy bills, uneven temperatures […]

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VIDEO: Holiday Design Tips
Holiday

VIDEO: Holiday Design Tips

Interior Designer Elaine Griffin has plenty of project and design tips for the holidays.

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Zone Heating for the Home
Alternative Heating

Zone Heating for the Home

                  Get in the Zone By Matt Weber Zone heating is an efficient method for optimizing the way you warm your home. The goal is to save money that’s otherwise wasted by heating unoccupied areas that don’t need conditioning. Studies have shown that typical occupants spend 80 percent of the time in […]

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