Published at Wednesday, December 27th 2017, 23:43:44 PM by Lisa Gracia. 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 Monday, December 04th 2017, 17:06:37 PM. Appliances By Dorothy Shabrina. 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 Monday, December 04th 2017, 17:06:37 PM. Appliances By Lisa Gracia. Remove items that can find a home in other places: in many kitchen pantries the storage is adequate, but the pantry is being used for a catchall of other items too. The kitchen trash can, recycle bins, and storage of large items like pet food, and bulk beverages can find a new place in your home. Consider installing under counter/sink trash cans and recycle bins to free up space in the pantry. Bulk items may be able to be housed in the garage in an air tight bin, or in a laundry room or utility closet that has more space than the kitchen pantry.
Published at Monday, December 04th 2017, 17:06:35 PM. Appliances By Mary Hardianti. Shop around the holidays: For many countries, the holidays are the perfect time for home improvement stores to put appliances on sale. In the United States – Presidents Day, Fourth of July, Memorial Day and Labor Day are big weekends for appliance shopping. Many will offer specials for buying the appliance during the holiday, and may offer advanced incentives if paying with store credit or credit cards. Around the holidays, look in your newspapers and online home improvement store advertisements to see what deals your local store may be having. Also check with department stores located in shopping centers or malls. They too, may offer holiday appliance deals to compete with home improvement stores to vie for your business.
Published at Monday, December 04th 2017, 17:06:35 PM. Appliances By Paula Rahayu. Whether your kitchen is a true fixer-upper from decades ago or your once-trendy laminate countertop and linoleum flooring fell out of style fast, it may be time to modernize your outdated kitchen. With new design trends showcasing creative uses of colors, modern appliances, and functional design, there are endless ways to bring your kitchen into the present day.
Published at Monday, December 04th 2017, 17:06:33 PM. Appliances By Amy Irani. Over the last few years, designers are becoming increasingly creative and are using heavy-duty structural materials for countertops. So add concrete, brick, tile, to your list, too.
Published at Thursday, November 30th 2017, 18:23:34 PM. Appliances By Amy Irani. Shop at outlet stores: Similarly to discontinued appliances, outlet stores offer models that are no longer in production, as well as scratch and dent selections, or appliances that home owners have returned but are in good working order. Consider looking in your local area for appliance store brands that offer outlet stores. They usually will be located away from mainstream shopping centers, and they usually will still hold up to their warranties and servicing options on the appliances they sell. Outlet stores are a good option for house renters!
Published at Tuesday, November 28th 2017, 18:23:34 PM. Kitchen By Brenda Eda. The iron beams continue down the hallway, where your eye is first drawn to the dramatic lighting fixtures that line the ceiling. But, the real surprise in this apartment is the impressive amount of space. While the master bedroom is big enough to accommodate a double bed and seating area with room to spare, the hidden surprise is a private dressing room.