Modern water heaters are designed to last for at least a decade. In addition, some come with multi-year warranties that you can rely on for the duration of their lifespan. If you’re looking for a new water heater and you want to get a long-lasting unit (or the one with the best warranty), you’re in the right place.
If you’re looking for a new home and you want it to be energy efficient without a lot of improvements, your best bet is to buy a home built in the last 20 years.
There are two ways to be rich: One is by acquiring much, and the other is by desiring little. We explore the data and history of home size and how happiness in a smaller home relates to ultimate wealth and well-being.
Millennials own a much smaller percentage of the U.S. housing market than older generations did at their age. Here are some reasons and possible solutions.
Have you been trying to find a good home project or renovation contractor online? We list the 11 top sites to search on and include our own experiences as well.
Attic insulation is a significant concern for homeowners in northern areas with frigid winters. You may have noticed that some attics have vapor barriers installed while others don’t. So, are vapor barriers necessary for attic insulation, and should you install one in your house?
Passive homes are designed to use and convert solar energy. During winter, they use solar energy to warm the house; during summer, they cool down all indoor spaces. However, as with anything else, passive homes come with their own advantages and disadvantages.
Mini-splits are touted as an efficient way to heat and cool your home, saving you money on utility bills. With energy prices rising, many of us are looking for ways to save money on heating and cooling.
So, there are compelling reasons to make the switch to mini-split systems. But how much of a difference do they make, and how much electricity do they use?
Exterior windows can be a source of energy loss, allowing heat to escape during the winter and letting heat into the house during the summer, causing your HVAC system to work harder and increasing running costs.
Okay, you’ll admit it—a few of your home’s faucets are a little leaky. You keep meaning to fix them, but you figure a few extra water drips here and there isn’t the end of the world.
Or is it? How much water does a leaky spigot waste?
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