Electrical costs varies state-by-state. Although some of this is due to variances in consumption, the actual cost of electricity varies quite a bit.
Plumbing, Electrical & HVAC Tips
Check out our blog for the latest tips, tricks and news on plumbing, electrical and HVAC repairs and more. Learn about these critical elements in your home.
How Often Does an Air Conditioner Need Service?
How often do air conditioning units need to be serviced by an HVAC professional? Angie's List co-founder Angie Hicks talks to experts and provides answers.
Aire Serv: How Do Heating and Air Conditioning Systems work?
Have you ever wondered how your air conditioner and heater work? In this "How it Works" video by Aire Serv, learn how the various parts of the air conditioni...
How to Repair a Rotted Porch Post
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to permanently patch a decaying porch post
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How to Manually Check the Heating Oil Level in an Oil Tank
When you heat your home with home heating oil, it is important to keep an eye on the tank level just like you watch the fuel gauge in your car. Some oil tanks have external floating gauges that you can simply look at to determine how much fuel you have left. However, most oil tanks do not have...
10 Tips for Hiring a Heating and Cooling Contractor
Discover the top 10 things to check out before you put your money on the table. Get a free download about Hiring a Heating and Cooling Contractor
How to Stop Door Drafts Around Entry Doors
Learn how to remove old, damaged weather stripping around a steel entry door and replace it with new magnetic weather stripping and a new door sweep.
Adding Insulation to an Existing Home
Understand how a structure such as a house works to create a comfortable interior environment and learn the ways insulation is added to an existing home.