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Staying cool in the summer is a priority for most homeowners. Whether your home has a complete central air-conditioning system or just a window fan, here's what to look out for to help you stay cool in the summer without spending a fortune.

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Room Air Conditioners

I would like to install air conditioning on the 1st floor of my 2 story home.  I have casement style windows that swing out so I can't install a window unit. I could install central air, but I don't use the 2nd floor of the house.  The windows are 10 yr old Anderson.  Should I replace 1 window...

Whole House Dehumidifier: Controlling Humidity

 According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), "the key to mold control is moisture control. If mold is a problem in your house, clean up the mold and get rid of excess water or moisture. Maintaining the relative humidity between 30 - 60 percent will help control mold, dust mites, and...

Home Warranty Advice: Are They Worth the Money?

If you own a home, you may be more tempted to purchase a home warranty to help avoid the financial surprise of an unexpected repair. But do home warranties truly offer the peace of mind they claim on the brochure? Will purchasing a home warranty cover an air conditioner that gives out mid...

Kitchen Remodeling

Home improvement endeavors involve all kinds of choices, from structure to technique to colors and textures. It might seem overwhelming to add one more consideration to the list, but the impact your project will have on air quality isn’t one to breeze over. Today’s well-sealed structures can end...

Green Home Improvement Tips and Advice

Green home improvements make it possible to be kind to the earth while improving your own quality of living through energy savings, lower water bills, and a more pleasant indoor environment. Consider the following ways to go green with home improvements.

Save energy

  • Start by assessing...