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INSPIRATION GUIDE

How to Use and Maintain an Evaporative Cooler


Learn how to properly use and care for a swamp cooler

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INSPIRATION GUIDE

Solar Panel Efficiency


Solar panels are a cost-effective energy source for your home.

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BUYING GUIDE

Types of Roofing & Attic Ventilations


Find out which type of roof ventilation system works best for your home

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INSPIRATION GUIDE

Fireplace Ideas


Heat up the look of any room with cozy and creative fireplace styles

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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Light a Gas Fireplace


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Know how to light a gas fireplace by following this guide

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INSPIRATION GUIDE

Easy Ways to Save Energy


Quick ideas to reduce your energy use at home

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BUYING GUIDE

Best Space Heaters to Keep Warm


Stay warm anywhere in your home with the best space heater

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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Save Energy


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Time Over 1 day

Complete these 6 easy projects to save energy and money on utility bills

How to Weatherize Your Home
PROJECT GUIDE

How to Weatherize Your Home


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Prepare for cool weather and save money with these simple tips

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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Wire a Thermostat


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to wire a thermostat in your home

Installing an Evaporative Cooler
PROJECT GUIDE

Evaporative Cooler Installation


Difficulty Beginner
Time Over 1 day

Help keep your house cool with a window-mounted evaporative cooler
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BUYING GUIDE

How to Select a Fireplace Insert


Understand the different types of fireplace inserts that will work in your home
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BUYING GUIDE

Best Thermostats for Your Home


Stay comfortable with smart, manual or programmable thermostats
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BUYING GUIDE

How Portable Air Conditioners Work


Learn how portable air conditioners work to cool your space
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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Troubleshoot a Thermostat


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Learn how to test your thermostat to ensure it is operating properly
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BUYING GUIDE

Types of Air Conditioners


Cool your home by choosing the right amount of air conditioner BTUs
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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Program a Thermostat


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Use this guide to learn more about how to properly program your thermostat
A video outlining types of home air filters and how often they should be changed.
BUYING GUIDE

How Often You Should Change Your Air Filter


Learn how often to change a furnace filter or air filter in your home for optimal performance
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PROJECT GUIDE

How to Insulate Garage Doors


Difficulty Beginner
Time Under 2 hours

Save on energy costs with DIY garage door insulation
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BUYING GUIDE

Best Air Purifiers for Your Home


Protect yourself from allergens and contaminants with air purifiers
Fireplaces and Mantels Buying Guide
BUYING GUIDE

Types of Fireplaces and Mantels


Add a spark of ambiance to your home, another heating source, and a place to display your favorite things
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BUYING GUIDE

Types of Vents


Proper ventilation increases your home’s comfort and energy savings
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BUYING GUIDE

Questions to Ask When Choosing HVAC Service Providers


How to choose, verify and hire the right professionals for the job
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BUYING GUIDE

Best Fireplace Accessories for Your Home


Keep your family safe and your home stylish with fireplace accessories
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