Save Energy, Save Money By Tom Matthews
Insulate your walls for sound control. We live in a louder world today. Modern life is noisier, due in part to increased traffic congestion, electronic technology and other intrusions of unwanted sound into the home environment. Think high-tech entertainment rooms, pinging computers, blaring stereos, ringing phones, washer/dryer rumblings. And let’s […]
Insulating the Attic for Energy Efficiency By Clint C. Thomas, Esq Photography by Zoe Thomas
SPF is quickly gaining ground as a high-demand insulating material. Here’s Why. By Matt Weber
By Matt Weber Installing Aluminum Weather-Stripping Around a Leaky Door.
Rick Tempchin Executive Director, Retail Energy Services Edison Electric Institute Electric utilities are replacing analog meters with digital “smart” meters across the country, creating improvements in monitoring usage and enabling a two-way communication link between utilities and consumer homes. The old familiar meter, requiring a meter reader to measure a home’s electricity use every month, is being phased out. A […]
By Matt Weber Prepare the home for winter to save energy and heating costs by updating your insulation.
By Matt Weber Reflecting on Energy Savings.
By Matt Weber The purpose of caulk is two-fold. One purpose is strictly aesthetic, where it is used to close off joints in trim, woodwork, siding and more to provide a solid, paintable surface with no visible seams. The second purpose is to seal joints or cracks from the intrusion of air, water, dust, pollution, […]
The porosity of a concrete floor can make your basement cold and damp robbing you of valuable living space. Today, floating subfloor systems offer homeowners a way to stifle the cold and construct a warm, pleasant place for a game room, office area or home theatre.
Giving One Away Each Week 1 TOOL + 10 CONFIGURATIONS + 1,100 lbs. BENDING FORCE = The Hardwood Wrench™ is the “Original” patented self-locking deck board straightening tool. Used to hold deck boards straight while hidden deck fasteners are installed, its cam locks into place, transferring a pushing force of around 1,100 lbs. A true “one-man, one-handed installation!” […]