Home Improvement

  • Books About Energy
    There are so many books on energy and energy efficiency, finding one that is right for you can be a bit daunting. But, to dispel an old myth, sometimes you can judge a book by its cover. A shiny gloss....
  • Home Entertainment Systems
    Advanced entertainment systems are a high priority for consumers these days, and the home automation market offers many ways to upgrade and streamline them. Homeowners now have plenty of options for ....
  • Arthritis Relief
    Arthritis relief is extremely difficult to come by. For those who suffer from chronic pain, prescription drugs can provide some help. Minor arthritis pain can be treated by a number of over-the-counte....
  • X10 Standard
    Most home automation enthusiasts have grown familiar with the X10 standard, which allows communication with appliances over standard electrical wiring. The X10 product line has been around for over 2....
  • Outdoor Saunas
    Outdoor saunas have been in existence since the prehistoric era. Nomadic tribes found that they could easily transfer materials to heat a tent or bath. This led to the creation of what is known as the....
  • Investing In Energy
    Skyrocketing energy prices have left many of us looking for ways to save energy in our homes and businesses. Turning off the lights whenever you leave the room is a good place to start, but isn't real....
  • Alternative Energy For The Home
    The typical method of using a city's electrical grid to power one's home may be the simplest method of bringing power into the home, but it is also an expensive and, ultimately, environmentally damagi....
  • Geothermal HVAC
    Geothermal heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems (HVAC) are the most efficient heating and cooling systems available. The HVAC system consists of a series of ducts in your attic or crawls....
  • Home Security
    Like other aspects of home management, home security has evolved to include a wide range of components, to simple alarms on windows and doors to a network of cameras connected to a PC. Since security....
  • Cedar Saunas
    Cedar saunas can bring an element of aromatherapy to an already relaxing experience. The scent of cedar is why many choose the wood over birch or oak when buying or constructing a sauna. However, beca....