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Floors

In the dead of winter, what could be nicer than stepping out of the shower onto a nice warm floor? Adding radiant heat to the bath can actually be a do-it-yourself project, assuming experience with electricity. Radiant heat panels — like mini electric blankets — can be placed under wood,...

Hurricane Protection for Your Home

If you live in a hurricane-prone zone, here are ten hurricane protection tips to help you stay safe and prevent hurricane damage.

Secure Windows:  If you live along the coast, homemade plywood or professionally built shutters are a must when storms are imminent.  Buy ½ inch plywood stamped...

Green Home, Saving Energy

Believe it or not, your local electric company actually wants you to save money. They are introducing new ways to lower electric bills with consumer incentives and smart technologies. You can be rewarded for your conservation efforts in tangible ways on your way to living green and protecting...

Home Office
In our on-demand world, being connected to information and entertainment around the clock with is practically a given. To get that, you’ll need a high-tech home wiring system that can deliver the infrastructure you’ll need for a connected world. But how do you bring this 21st century...
Space Heaters

With winter around the corner, now is a good time to start thinking about how you'll warm up those cold rooms. If you're looking for a permanent heating solution, an electric heater might be just be what you need. While more expensive to run that conventional gas or oil heating systems, their...

Fire

Although significant progress has been made in the United States in reducing the number of deaths caused by accidental fires in the home, these incidents still kill more than 3,000 individuals each year.  Better education about the dangers of fire and wider use of smoke alarms are generally...