5 Ways To Fix Drafty Windows

If your windows have poor insulation, heat can escape out of them and cause your heating bills to skyrocket. However, replacing windows isn't exactly cheap. If it is not in your budget right now to buy new windows, there are a few things you can do to keep cold air out of your house. Here are five effective ways to fix drafty windows: Use a Draft Snake If your windows are getting too drafty, think about using a draft snake. [Read More]

The Advantages of a Condensing Furnace Over a Conventional Furnace

Just because you buy a new furnace does not mean that you get the most efficient furnace on the market. There are some furnaces that are designed to vent exhaust gases out of a vent pipe, and some furnaces that condense the exhaust gases to a liquid, which then drains out of the furnace through a drain pipe. While you could save some money by buying a conventional furnace, you will get more efficiency from a condensing furnace. [Read More]

2 Uses For Leftover Dryer Lint

Every time you dry your clothes, dryer lint is created. The lint is made up of a lot of things, including fibers from the cloth your clothes are made of. Most dryer lint ends up being caught in your dryer's lint trap. However, some ends up getting past, especially if you don't clean out the trap frequently, and ends up going into the dryer vent. Making sure this doesn't happen is the best reason to clean out your dryer's lint trap after every dryer use. [Read More]

How To Prepare Your Air Conditioner For Summer

After the messy winter and spring months, your air conditioner can be in pretty rough shape, which means that when you turn it on in the summer when you really need it, it may not be operating at peak efficiency. This can result in loud noises, a lack of cold air being provided to your home, and higher energy bills. Thankfully, there are a number of fairly simple things that you can do to in order to get your air conditioner in good working order. [Read More]