Do it yourself?

To Do it Yourself, or Not to Do it Yourself?

Some people call it cheap while others call it frugal. Whatever you name it, I think we all can agree that saving money is a good thing. The problem is, sometimes when we try to save money on certain items, we end up having to spend more in the long run. Take your home for instance, if something breaks it might be tempting to try and fix it yourself. However, if you do not know what you are doing you could create an even larger problem.

HVAC Questions Answered for New Homeowners

I am starting to feel like a lot of people I know are beginning to buy or think about a buying a house. Home ownership carries with it great excitement, but also great trepidation. It is not just the worrying about mortgage payments and debt that could get you down either. Suddenly you are responsible for household elements that you never before had to worry about. For example, the heating and cooling system in your home.

Energy Efficiency Standards

New May 2013 Energy Efficiency Standards will Not Be Enforced

Last summer I learned about the new U.S. Department of Energy standards for high efficiency furnaces that would be implemented in May 2013. At the time, it seemed like forever ago but now I look at my calendar and May is slowly but surely creeping up on us. However, these new standards are not. According to ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America), the Department of Energy will not be enforcing these regulations:



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