Published at Wednesday, December 20th 2017, 23:36:45 PM by Amy Irani. Appliances. The attic is a prime source for heat and cold air exchange. Consider adding more insulation if you live in a home that heat or cools quickly depending on the temperature outside. This could be a sign that you need additional insulation. When buying a furnace, ensure you buy the correct unit for your home. The square footage, orientation to the sun, and quantity of windows and doors can be evaluated by a professional home energy analyst. The right energy efficient furnace can bring your home years of lower energy bills and saving of the Earth’s resources.
Published at Friday, December 29th 2017, 23:17:08 PM. Appliances By Amy Irani. HOT WATER HEATER: Similar to refrigerators, consider replacing your water heater if more than 10 years old. Older water heaters can rust, collect sand and sediment in the bottom, and are also costing you 15% of your household’s energy dollars. The energy efficiency of a water heater is measured in Energy Factor or (EF). The larger the number of EF, the more efficient the water heater is. For even greater efficiency consider buying a tankless water heater.
Published at Friday, December 29th 2017, 23:17:07 PM. Appliances By Lisa Gracia. REFRIGERATOR: Depending on the age of your refrigerator you could be spending more for electricity than you need to. Refrigerator’s use approximately 18% of your energy cost for your monthly bill for your home. If your refrigerator is more than 10 years old, consider buying a newer model. They contribute to global warming and by replacing can reduce this harmful effect to the Earth’s atmosphere. The money spent on a new model will be made up for in your monthly savings. If you have a newer refrigerator clean the condenser coils yearly to reduce dust and dirt.
Published at Friday, December 29th 2017, 23:17:07 PM. Appliances By Mary Hardianti. Ventilation system: One area of your kitchen that is forgotten when considering appliances is the ventilation system. Range hoods overhead, or down draft systems that are integral into the countertop or cooktop are great for unobstructed overhead views. Depending on the size of your stove/cooktop and if you have an integral grill, griddle, burners, and other heating elements may increase the need for higher ventilation systems overhead. Research your favored appliance manufacturer too see what type of ventilation system is recommended for your kitchen.
Published at Friday, December 29th 2017, 23:17:07 PM. Appliances By Paula Rahayu. Choosing kitchen appliances for your home should be a rewarding experience but also fulfill your lifestyle and aesthetics of your kitchen. Use this helpful buying guide before you venture out to choose appliances. Also measure out the clear opening width and height of your space for the new appliances. There is nothing worse than investing on new appliances, for them not to fit in your kitchen!
Published at Friday, December 29th 2017, 23:17:06 PM. Appliances By Amy Irani. Consider replacing plumbing fixtures as well, as low-flow kitchen faucets save a lot of water. Updating your kitchen shouldn’t only be for aesthetics; it should also help save you money and the Earth’s resources.
Published at Friday, December 29th 2017, 23:17:06 PM. Appliances By Brenda Eda. The decade’s glamor was borrowed to showcase respect and love for quality and history. These rounded kitchen accessories can visually improve the domestic space, alongside large home appliances like refrigerators and freezers, fires, dishwashers and washing machines with the same retro design lines. The kettle, slice toaster, blender and stand mixer are available in a wonderful range of colors and made for “a kitchen full of creativity”. “Curved and compact products, star characters of the kitchen, developed for people who want to dabble at being a chef, but not only.” Don’t you just absolutely love them?
Published at Friday, December 29th 2017, 23:17:05 PM. Appliances By Brenda Eda. These materials will last longer as well as boost the value of your home. In recent years, ceramic tile that mimics the look of hardwood has become popular, as well as travertine and slate.