New windows offer some big advantages for homeowners. Replacement units offer smooth operation, tasteful decorative options, more energy efficiency and less routine maintenance. The problem is that new windows are expensive, and contractors charge nearly as much to install them as the units cost to purchase. Although a DIY’er can save money by doing the work, depending on the size […]
By Matt Weber Home buyers and home builders should know the ins and outs of their heating system. Here’s a cheat-sheet that covers differences among the standard central heating options, from fuel types to system setups. Furnace A furnace heats a home by pulling cool indoor air into the unit, heating it […]
By Matt Weber Installing Aluminum Weather-Stripping Around a Leaky Door.
By Rob Robillard Consistent performance, easy installation and simple climate control—Electric radiant heat warms the home from the floor up.
By Matt Weber When Bigger is Better.
By Matt Weber Prepare the home for winter to save energy and heating costs by updating your insulation.
By Matt Weber Tankless water heaters have carved a healthy niche in the residential market thanks to their energy-efficiency and convenient on-demand hot water supply. Rheem now takes tankless technology a step further with the introduction of the company’s Prestige Series Condensing Tankless Gas Water Heaters. The condensing technology of the new models enables them to be the most […]
By Matt Weber Reflecting on Energy Savings.
By Matt Weber Kick Out the Jambs.. A triple-threat entryway upgrade gives a front door a fresh new look.
Energy Saving Products Ltd., manufacturer of Hi-Velocity Systems, has unveiled its brand new 23,000 square foot facility, on the site of the arson that completely destroyed the building and its contents on January 27th, 2009. The Hi-Velocity System is a small duct heating, air conditioning and indoor air quality system, manufactured since 1983. CEO Leon […]
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!” […]