How to Save Money on Gas and Arrive Safely FAIRFAX, Va. –(Business Wire)– May. 22, 2008. As the weather warms up, the open road invites us to jump in our vehicles, roll down the windows and turn up the radio. But with gas prices high, drivers are looking for ways to enhance their fuel economy before hitting the pavement. “Don’t […]
Vermont American provides this list of helpful terms that will aid in the selection of saw blades
Regularly checking your tires for treadwear, proper inflation and signs of damage can save money and prevent hazardous driving.
The EHT staff stays immersed in home-improvement news every day, and still, there are so many new products and materials hitting the market each year that it’s tough to keep track of all the innovations. It’s nice to have an organization like PATH to do the legwork for us. PATH stands for the Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing, a […]
The Gutter Spatula “I thought I’d share with your readers this little brainstorm I had while cleaning my gutters last weekend … I’ve discovered the best gutter cleaning tool ever—a spatula! I used an old plastic spatula to remove the leaves and roof muck from the gutters, and it worked great! It doesn’t scratch up the gutters, plus you can […]
New materials, smart building practices save money on energy bills.
Phil Smith of Decatur, Indiana, submitted the following helpful home tip to the EHT staff: “While refinishing my basement, I was putting the final touches on the tile work, using a 12-by-3-1/4-inch bullnose trim piece as a baseboard trim. The walls were already Spanish laced and painted, so I didn’t want to “lather up” the entire tile and top seam […]
Phil Smith of Decatur, Indiana, submitted the following helpful home tip to the EHT staff: While refinishing my basement, I was putting the final touches on the suspended ceiling, in regards to the cold-air return vents needed to support the HVAC system. I used a 2-by-2-foot ceiling tile grid work, with each of the tiles having a slight recess […]