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Free A/C Hack That Could Save You $75-$100

Free A/C Hack That Could Save You $75-$100

When I bought this house a couple of years ago, I hired a home inspector as part of the loan...

Do This to Your Outlet to Save so Much Money This Month

Do This to Your Outlet to Save so Much Money This Month

Now that you’ve insulated your windows, we’ve got one more awesome insulation tip for you to keep...

Air Seal your attic before insulating

Air Seal your attic before insulating

When one pops there head into the attic they may see something similar to the first picture & think...

A Little Bit of Spring Cleaning - Air Return Register Grill

A Little Bit of Spring Cleaning - Air Return Register Grill

Ahhh, springtime! I finally feel fresh and energized again. I have had some items that I have needed...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Radiant Heating

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Radiant Heating

We recently tackled the DIY install of our radiant in-floor heating system. If you're considering a...

Is Your Bathroom Properly Ventilated?

Is Your Bathroom Properly Ventilated?

We've seen it probably more than 100 times. In an attic, the bath fan discharges directly into a...

Upcycled Denim Draught Excluders (door and Window)

Upcycled Denim Draught Excluders (door and Window)

Keep your home warm with these fun upcycled jeans draught excluders. The cheesy puns will also make...

Hide the Ugly Vent for $6 !!

Hide the Ugly Vent for $6 !!

I have lived with this ugly cold air return cover in my entry hallway since I moved into my home. ...

10 Ways Technology Has Changed Your House

10 Ways Technology Has Changed Your House

From Judith Flanders' The Making of Home (available at: www.JudithFlandersBooks.com) here are ten...

Replacing & Cool Weather Operation of *Heart* a Ceiling Fan

Replacing & Cool Weather Operation of *Heart* a Ceiling Fan

The Story :: Most folks are unaware that a ceiling fan may be set in the winter to optimize your...

I Made a Draft Guard for a Door With Recycled Materials

I Made a Draft Guard for a Door With Recycled Materials

I desperately needed a draft guard for the door to our cold storage room. The room maintains...

Fence Picket A/C Unit Cover

Fence Picket A/C Unit Cover

EDITED TO ADD: Thank you all for your concern of our unit not being able to breath. We have had our...

Sediment in a hot water heater.

Sediment in a hot water heater.

Recently there has been posts about draining hot water heaters and the pros as well as the cons in...

Using a Rain Barrel to Collect Condensate From Your Air Conditioner!

Using a Rain Barrel to Collect Condensate From Your Air Conditioner!

The a/c causes lots of condensation that just runs out onto the ground. From what I've read,...

How to Hide Your Ugly Water Heater

How to Hide Your Ugly Water Heater

Compliments are always so nice, right? They can totally change everything. I mean you’re going...

Terra Cotta Space Heater

Terra Cotta Space Heater

Ok, I have to admit, this is pretty thrifty. This space heater is a clean and cheap energy...

DIY Bucket A/C

DIY Bucket A/C

Like us, you've probably had this project pinned for some time. Anyone who has ever worked in a hot...

Keep Your Home Warm by Insulating Your Windows

Keep Your Home Warm by Insulating Your Windows

Keep your homes warm with this quick and inexpensive solution. In my home I have window that are...

Funky Colourful Draught Excluder

Funky Colourful Draught Excluder

Do you live in an old draughty house like mine. Then keep the cold air at bay with this fun...

Air Conditioner Maintenance

Air Conditioner Maintenance

Summer is just around the bend so it is time to start planning AC maintenance. I neglected this task...

Easy Cheap Fix/look for Old Air Duct Vent

Easy Cheap Fix/look for Old Air Duct Vent

We have a air vent in the floor right by the door going to the garage. It is 19 yrs old And looking...

10 + DIY Ways We Reduced Our Electric Bill

10 + DIY Ways We Reduced Our Electric Bill

Our electricity bill has been dropping for years. It's the result of a combination of little and big...

How I Converted an Attic Vent Into a Quick Access Hatch

How I Converted an Attic Vent Into a Quick Access Hatch

I'm getting ready to do a major kitchen remodel that going to require a bunch of attic work. Rather...

Personal Space Heater

Personal Space Heater

This is a simple and inexpensive personal space heater that you can move and take with you. You can...

Easy Indoor Fire Bowl

Easy Indoor Fire Bowl

This is a simple indoor fire bowl you can make. It safely puts off a little heat and adds ambiance....