Home Improvement

  • Energy Efficiency Consultants
    Trying to decide on the most energy-efficient way to outfit your home can be a daunting task for someone with no experience in the energy efficiency arena. Reading about energy efficiency is helpful a....
  • Radiant Barriers
    In the summer months, especially in the South, sometimes it seems a roof, walls, and insulation just aren't enough to protect homeowners from the heat. Radiant barriers, though, can prove very effecti....
  • Home Automation
    Home automation refers to an industry that develops products for remote management and regulation of household systems. Automation components are commonly used to control lighting, HVAC (heating, ven....
  • Kitchen Remodeling
    Kitchen remodeling and bathroom remodeling are the top two areas most likely to be done. Styles and designs change and become even more user-friendly as the years go by. Kitchens today are designed to....
  • Remote Controlled Sockets
    Existing electrical sockets in any home or workplace can be automatically controlled using a variety of methods. Appliances and lights plugged into these sockets can be activated with a push of a but....
  • Finnish Saunas
    Finnish saunas are quite different from traditional Swedish saunas. Swedish saunas generally use electric, wood burning, or even infrared heaters to produce heat. Finnish saunas, on the other hand, em....
  • Sauna Baths
    Sauna baths are found in homes of all kinds throughout the world. Many believe that they are perks that only the wealthy can enjoy, but there are many affordable models on the market. Sauna kits allow....
  • Cellulose Vs. Fiberglass Insulation
    Cellulose insulation first came into popularity in the 1970s during the oil embargo. Builders and consumers alike were looking for ways to conserve energy and save money at the same time. Since then, ....
  • R Values
    There are a lot of different kinds of insulation and a lot of them perform differently in real life situations. Trying to compare two kinds of insulation may be like comparing apples to oranges, and t....
  • X10 Home Automation
    Home automation is more commonly using X10 technology for control of lighting and other electronic systems. Using the existing AC wiring in the home, appliances are plugged into receivers, which are ....