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Gardens

Late summer to early fall is the perfect time of year for home maintenance projects.  In fact, we like to call this the Goldilocks season, not too hot and not too cold.  It's just right to tackle dozens of little tasks around your home that will...

Repair
The “rotten egg” smell emitted by some water is caused by high levels of hydrogen sulfide in the water. According to experts at the Ohio State University Extension Service,Hydrogen sulfide is formed by sulfur bacteria that may occur naturally in water. These bacteria use the sulfur in decaying...
Exterior Remodeling

Reducing home heating costs is an obviously energy efficient way to save money. But according to experts, heating your home will be more costly this year.  Heating bills will rise 20 percent for heating oil customers, 15 percent for natural gas customers, 13 percent for propane customers and 5...

Tankless

Replacing a hot water heater isn't usually on a homeowner's improvement radar. You turn the tap, you get hot water, and you don’t give it a second thought. But have you checked your hot water heater lately? Doing so can help avoid hot water heater problems.

First off, it's important to know...

Laundry Rooms

Eighty percent of household water leaks are the result of malfunctions with plumbing and major appliances.  While homeowners often blame heavy rain and thunderstorms for leaks, according to one claims data, damage from a household leak costs policyholders $7,500 on average.

Early detection...

Energy Efficient Electric Hot Water Heater

Efficient hot water heating is now possible thanks to GE's new hybrid solution. As the Department of Energy unveils new Energy Star standards for residential water heaters, GE presents the first super-efficient solution with its Hybrid Electric Water Heater.

Keeping showers and baths warm and...