Why You Should Replace Old Windows To Keep Out Uninvited Guests
26 July 2016
When you think about keeping out burglars, replacing your windows does not usually come to mind. A burglary occurs every 15 seconds in the United States. Read on to find out how outdated windows make your home a target for crime.
Windows are designed to keep warm air inside, to let fresh air in and to keep people from entering your home. When your windows are not maintained or get old, they do not always carry out these functions.
Three Components To Optimize Your Heating Oil Furnace
7 July 2016
Heating oil is a great fuel source, and if you have a heating oil furnace in your home, you can tweak your furnace to give it even better performance. For example, you could use a reburner to reduce toxic emissions or a flue damper to reduce heat loss during the winter.
What Is a Reburner?
One issue with older furnaces is that they can create NOx gas, which can be toxic.
Design Ideas For Building An Aging-Friendly Home
23 June 2016
Designing your dream retirement home requires a bit of forethought to ensure it is the perfect place to age gracefully. The following are a few ideas that you may want to integrate into your home plans from the outset, so you won't have to remodel the house again in a few years.
Idea #1: Plan stairs with care
The best design won't incorporate any steps or stairs, but this isn't always possible.
Want To Lower Your Energy Bills? Hire An Electrician For These Jobs
16 May 2016
There are many things you can do to lower your electricity bills, such as making sure the lights are turned off or keeping the temperature on your HVAC unit lowered. There are other ways you may not have considered to lower your bills, such as hiring an electrician to do the installation jobs listed below. You will have to pay an upfront cost to the electrician, but in the long run you will save money.