Carbon monoxide is the leading cause of poisoning deaths in America and you can't see, or even smell it. Protect your family with a simple carbon monoxide detector.


Energy Star might want to be the first label you look for this season when you need new windows, doors, or skylights. Energy Star products are more efficient than standard glass, thus saving you money!

Interior Remodeling

Save money on hot water bills by lowering the temperature of your water heater. You'll save water, money, and energy.

Bathroom Faucets

Recessed lighting fixtures can add dollars to your energy bill if they're not properly installed.  Recessed lighting fixtures rated "insulation contact" can prevent energy loss.

Bathroom Lighting

If your home has been damaged by a fire's smoke and soot, don't give up hope.  Depending on the scope of the damage, trained professionals can virtually erase the effects of smoke and soot damage...

Air Quality

If your dishwasher is not doing its job and spitting out dirty dishes, you might be able to solve the problem very easily with this do-it-yourself tip.

Kitchen Appliances

Here's a hot tip to shave bucks off your water heating energy bills.  Water heaters lose plenty of heat through their outside shells.  But for about ...

Insulation and Ventilation

Dishwasher energy costs can be cut by one-third by turing off the power dry switch.  Power dry switches speed up the drying process but are rarely needed and add up to 30% to the cost of electricity needed to power your dishwasher.


to conserve heat at night but avoid waking up to a cold house in the morning?  Get the best of both worlds by installing a clock thermostat.  Clock setback thermostats can save money and energy in both the winter and the summer.

Energy Star

A programable thermostat can knock 10 percent off your heating bill.  With proper set up, programmable thermostats will automatically turn your heat down at night or when the home is empty. 

Cooling and Air Conditioning

If you suffer from indoor allergies, a central vacuum system could be central to some relief.  Central vacuum systems have excellent filtration to prevent dust particles from re-entering the room. 

Healthy Home

Sometimes your hot water dispenser isn't hot enough for you. Fortunately, there is an easy way to fix hot water dispensers.


Use your ceiling fan all year round.  Believe it or not, your ceiling fan can actually help keep you WARM. Reverse it's direction to push warm air down.

Ceiling Fans

Good attic ventilation can make your home much warmer in the winter.  Drafty, well ventilated attics flush moisture out of insulation and makes the insulation work more efficiently. 


Planting trees in your yard is a natural way to keep your home's temperature comfortable.  Trees can be planted strategically to shade sun from your house and to shade central air conditioners making them more energy efficient.


Air drying the dishes in your dishwasher can reduce dishwasher costs on your energy bill. To reduce dishwasher costs, do not use the power dry switch on the dishwasher.  Air drying your dishes can reduce dishwasher costs by abut 1/3. 

Green Home, Saving Energy

By keeping your oven door closed, you ensure consistent cooking times and save energy.  Opening the oven door to check the progress of your meal, results in the oven having to use extra energy to reheat back to it's set temperature.

Ranges & Ovens

You wouldn't think that a stereo or printer would be using electricity even when they are shut off, but they do. Here's why and how using a power strip can save you $50 a year on electricity.


Musty smells are casued by micro-organisms emit gasses in your home wherever it  is dark and humid.  Here's how to combat the musty small problem.