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Other Home Projects Resources

Everything you need to know to complete your Other Home Projects home improvement project.

maintenance and care
How and When to Hire a Chimney Sweep
Did you know that fireplace chimneys need to be cleaned and maintained just like any other piece of equipment in the home? Chimneys that…
maintenance and care
How to Increase the Energy Efficiency of a Fireplace
Fireplaces generate a lot of heat—as long as you’re standing right in front of them. Otherwise, they can suck all the heat right out of…
maintenance and care
Warning: Learn These Home Heating Fire Hazards
Heating your home with poorly maintained equipment is like playing with fire—sometimes quite literally! Even if you don’t have a…
maintenance and care
What Should I Turn the Thermostat to During the Day?
What’s the ideal temperature to set your thermostat to during the day? Like many homeowners, you might often wonder about just how…
maintenance and care
Tips to Save Energy at Home: Water Heating
Here’s something that may come as a surprise. Did you know that water heating is the second largest energy-related expense in your…
maintenance and care
Tips for Saving Energy in Your Home: Heating
Heating expenses can get out of hand in the winter months, especially if your home has hidden leaks or large spaces to keep warm. While you…