Best Heating System: Forced Air vs. Hot Water vs. Electric vs. Solar

Nest Thermostat for Heating

There’s a tendency to think that homes are heated by one giant blast of hot air, but in reality, most people don’t have politicians who visit that regularly. Air is constantly being recirculated, reheated and redistributed to create the desired comfort level.  If you’re looking for the best heating system for your home, here’s an Read the full article…

Fast Fix for Noisy Heat & More #0123172

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TOM: Coast to coast and floorboards to shingles, this is The Money Pit Home Improvement Radio Show. I’m Tom Kraeutler. LESLIE: And I’m Leslie Segrete. TOM: And what are you working on this beautiful January weekend? Are you working inside your house? I hope you’re probably not working outside your house, unless you’re shoveling snow. Read the full article…

How to Find out About Home Related Tax Deductions, Circuit Breakers and Other Electrical Safety Tips, Adhesives for your DIY Tool Box and more


It’s almost tax time.  If you’d like to spare yourself as much as possible, it’s time to look into tax deductions related to home ownership.  Learn which deductions are available.  Circuit breakers are and essential part of your electrical panel to keep you safe.  If they keep tripping, do you need a new panel?  And there is one adhesive that you should have in your toolbox that can help with many of your DIY projects.  Plus gets answer to your home improvement questions about, smoke detectors, foundation cracks, gutters, tankless hot water heaters, generator purchase, reroofing, slow drains, bamboo flooring, basement odors, kitchen backsplashes, heat pumps.

Tailgating Tips, Pricey Holiday Decoration Mistakes, and Getting Your Chimney Ready for Santa – and Colder Temperatures


Get advice on what to pack for your next tailgating adventure to keep you warm and comfortable.  And nothing kills holiday spirits like costly home damage.  Learn how to avoid common, expensive decorating pitfalls. And your chimney has a big job this winter.  Don’t light another fire until you know it’s safe.  Plus get answers to your home improvement questions about, hanging artwork, paint appliances, HVAC options, siding, woodpeckers, installing decorative tiles.