Home Improvement

  • 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....
  • Home Energy Savings
    Many of us take our utility bills for granted. We see them as a fixed bill, like our rent or our car payment, something that can't be changed from month to month. That way of thinking needs to be cast....
  • Energy Videos
    There is so much useful information available to us today at very low risk and low cost. One of the most useful forms of dispersing information is through video. Videos and DVDs allow us to see and he....
  • 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 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....
  • X10 Products
    X10 products are available in a wide variety, from plug-in appliance modules to stand-alone computers for custom programming. Since the X10 protocol has long been seen as the standard in home automat....
  • Personal Saunas
    Personal saunas are becoming more popular and more affordable in America. Many Europeans, especially those in Sweden and Finland, have long considered personal saunas as a part of everyday life. Howev....
  • 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....