Here’s an efficient system for heating new oak flooring. By Rob Robillard
By Larry Walton, photos by Mark Walton We don’t get much heat or humidity where we live but when we do, temperatures can get over 100 degrees, which makes having air conditioning a pretty good idea. Getting through those few weeks of hot weather can often be accomplished with a window […]
My wife and I recently bought a home built with an unfinished basement and a concrete floor that we decided to turn into a welcoming space our kids could use as a playroom. They are still very young and spend a lot of time playing on the floor. We decided to install a lightweight […]
by Brian Whitehurst of Pexheat.com We at Pexheat.com get asked this question a lot. I would like to take this chance to outline some of the important details worth considering when selecting a heat plant for your home, shop or business. After looking at these 4 points you should be able to determine if a water heater is applicable to […]
Discover small problems before they get big.
A little preventive maintenance can go a long way.
Upgrading an Old Wood-Burning Stove with a Stylish, Efficient Gas Fireplace By Stuart Hanson
By Mark Clement How many of us really think about our HVAC system and its optimum performance? I mean really think about it. Sure, we change the filters, although not as often as we should, but as long as the air comes out, we’re comfy, and the utility bill is less than outrageous, then we focus on our crown molding, […]
Stay Clean & Safe in the Winter Months By Rob Robillard
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 […]
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!” […]