When You Are A First-Time Homeowner And Winter Is Coming: Maintenance Tips For You

When you have finally taken the life-changing step to become a homeowner for the first time, there are a myriad of factors that you will need to consider as you adjust to homeownership rather than renting or leasing your home. One of the biggest challenges you will face when you are a homeowner for the first time is figuring out all of the maintenance and repairs that you will need to take care of in your home. Read More 

Choosing A Heating Solution For A Studio Apartment

Studio apartments do not have the same heating requirements as a large home. If the apartment you are renting did not come with its own heating solution, you will need to decide on the type of heating system you want to use before winter hits. Here is a comparison of two simple and effective heating systems for studio apartments so you can make an informed decision. Space Heaters Infrared space heaters usually contain an infrared radiation emitter that produces heat, a heat exchanger that transfers this heat to the air, and a fan that blows the heated air into the room. Read More 

3 Reasons To Install A Tankless Water Heater

When looking to install or replace a water heater in your home, it is very important to make sure that you consider a tankless option, since this option can provide a wide range of advantages over the traditional water heater options. Listed below are three reasons to install a tankless water heater. Less Likely To Run Out Of Hot Water One of the biggest problems that a tankless water heater can help you resolve is the issue of running out of hot water if you have a larger family or multiple roommates. Read More 

How To Tape And Insulate Your Duct Seams

Maintaining a consistent temperature in your house can be tricky if your air ducts are leaking. During the winter, you'll end up having to crank up your thermostat to keep your house warm. This is especially true for the ducts that exit the furnace and enter your house. Since this exposed section is located in a basement or garage, the heat loss can be especially severe. This article explains how you can fix this problem by taping the duct seams and then wrapping the ducts in insulation. Read More 

Common Problems For Those Heating Their Houses With Electric Baseboards

You may be one of the thousands of people who keep their house warm with baseboards that run on electricity. However, you might not know anything about them other than that they exist and provide heat. When you start to experience minor problems, it's not unnatural that you would be concerned; that's especially true if you start to experience these problems in the winter. Here are some of the things you might experience and what actions you can take. Read More