Read this article for tips on updating your lighting fixtures, and why it's important.
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...
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.
How to Reduce Your Water Heater’s Energy Use
Yes, your water heater is an energy hog. But don’t replace it until you have to. These energy saving tips will help you save on your energy bills.
How to Drain and Flush a Water Heater
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.
3 DIY Bathroom Plumbing Fixes
While there are some plumbing jobs you should never try to tackle on your own (like a sewer line backup) these other projects are a bit more DIY friendly.
How Do Heat Pumps Work? » Sterling Heating & AC
Categories October 25, 2013 The heat pump is a comprehensive heating and cooling solution. If you’re in the market for a new home comfort system, you may want to consider the heat pump. It works just like an air conditioner with one major added advantage: that it also works as a heater during the colder months. It is often paired with a furnace to create a hybrid system. This versatility makes them unique among your cooling options, although they tend to be most efficient in moderate temperatures. In this post, we’d like to run you through the basics of how heat pumps work, so that you can make an informed decision about what’s right for you, your home, and your budget. Heat Pump Basics A heat pump is a device for transferring heat…
How Do I Turn My Car Into a True Adventure Rig?
Eight essentials to make your ride a roving base camp.
How To Spot A Home Repair Scam And Contractor Fraud
Contractor fraud and home repair scams are all too commonplace. No matter how many reviews you’ve read online, follow these rules to avoid being ripped off.