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Outside the home winter preparedness

01st November 2012
Before you bring plans for Thank giving, consider some of those winter preparedness ideas. With the official arrival of the fall season, itís an excellent time to do those chores in and around the home that have been put off for a while as we prepare for ... Read >
Author: Charley Shimanski

Cordwood Construction

15th June 2011
Cordwood (also referred to as "stackwood" or "stovewood") masonry construction consists of using comparable slices of raw wood and piling them to craft some sort of wall partition held together with masonry. It is honestly that hassle-free, but there are ... Read >
Author: Rob Chipman

Safety Features on Electric Water Heaters

27th April 2011
One of the most important things to look for in electric water heaters are plenty of safety features. Professionals recommend periodic safety inspections on all water heating equipment to make sure all of your stuff is in good working order. Electric wate... Read >
Author: Kurt Zier

The Science behind Underfloor Insulation

23rd March 2011
Underfloor insulation, much like any other form of insulation in a building, is a means from which the rates of heat transfer through the related element of the building, in this case the floor, is reduced considerably. The type of insulation implied here... Read >
Author: Samantha Dale

Adding Radiator Covers To Your Home

16th March 2011
Radiator covers can provide your rooms with better looks by covering awkward looking radiators. This can also improve the heating performance of the radiators while providing protection from the heat. A wide selection of designs and styles means that you ... Read >
Author: Henry James

Evolution Of Computers Through Five Generations

21st December 2010
The technological development of the computer over the ages is often referred to in terms of the different generations of computing devices. The very first ones occupied a lot of space. So much so that special janitorial services or commercial cleaning se... Read >
Author: Stewart Wrighter

Applying Window Tint To Low E Glass

15th October 2010
Many homes, typically in homes in cold climates, come installed with Low E glass. Low E stands for low emissive, which in turn means glass thatís quality of surface radiates, or emits low levels of radiant energy. The term emissive is a value given to mat... Read >
Author: InVision Tint

Rising Damp: Hazardous for Health

12th August 2010
Living in today's modern world, damp solutions are an essential clean living process and in many cases building or home owners may be living within a very unhealthy environment. Flaking plaster, spongy soft feel to the wall, white powder or crystals ... Read >
Author: Venus Pareek

Prevent Heat from Escaping ‚Äď Find and Fix Drafty Spots in your Home

04th June 2010
Energy efficient ways are prevalently advocated in order to conserve precious energy sources especially used in your household. Hence, it is a very imperative task to consider finding and fixing drafty spots in your home interiors which are causes of heat... Read >
Author: F. Morgan

Which Solar Pool Cover Should I Buy?

04th May 2010
Solar Pool Heating Covers and Solar Blankets Swimming pool solar covers, often called a solar blanket provide passive heating for your pool. Passive solar home heating is a tremendous cost saving benefit. Pool solar heating using a solar blanket also h... Read >
Author: C.A. Bellomy

What are PVC Strip Curtains and what are the benefits of using them?

15th January 2010
With today's rising energy costs matters of energy conservation are at the fore front of everyone's minds. These compounded by the current economic climate and with ever increasing pressure on businesses to continually strive to be as carbon neutral as po... Read >
Author: creativecaravan

How To Choose Winter Swimming Pool Covers

12th October 2009
While it's important to cover your swimming pool year-round whenever it's not in use in order to keep it clean and to prevent water evaporation and heat loss, it's absolutely imperative to keep your pool covered during the winter season. Swimming pool win... Read >
Author: Brenda Masten

Information on Blacksmith Forge Plans

29th December 2008
The efficiency of a forge shop is, to a large extent, dictated by how well it is laid out. The movement of heavy metal, handling heated ingots, hammering and quenching are all heavy work, even with the latest equipment. A well laid out blacksmith's shop w... Read >
Author: Chris Comstock

These Is What Rigid Foam Insulation Is Made Of

27th June 2008
The foam insulations are good substitute to the insulators like fiberglass or cellulose. The foam insulators are used where the high R-values are desired. Even though the cost is greater than that of the batt insulations or fiberglass rigid foam insulatio... Read >
Author: Peter Gitundu

Sizing a Gas Furnace and Central Air Conditioner for Your Home

29th February 2008
We want to be clear on sizing - we don't care what size furnace you currently have because almost all gas furnaces are considerably oversized. Oversized furnaces use more fuel, reduce home comfort and wear out faster than properly sized furnaces. Why, bec... Read >
Author: Steve Boerger
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