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Central 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...

Exterior Remodeling

They’ve always been functional.  But for the first time in decades, awnings are regaining popularity as a sources of energy saving and stylishness and increased home value. 

Let’s start with the numbers: Awnings extending from windows, doors, and patios can cut a household’s summer energy...

Heating and Cooling System Maintenance

With the way we take a home's heating and cooling systems for granted, it's easy to think that because you press a button and air flows, everything is working as it should. In reality, this couldn't be further from the truth. Just like a car that doesn't get the regular tune-ups and other...

Ceiling Fans

This time of year is usually the hottest part of the summer.  As the mercury rises outside, many homeowners crank the air conditioner to stay cool inside. This can be a strain on your wallet and the environment.  One easy solution that will help you save green and be green while still keeping...

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...

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...