Floodlights? Two words. Ug. Ly. Floodlights are for theater plays, lighthouses, and prison yards, but they sure don't flatter your home. What you really want is landscape lighting, because landscape lighting: is low voltage so it's safe to use. is easy to install. accents the plants
My in-floor heater is not working! Walking on a cold floor with bare feet should be banned as a cruel and unusual punishment by the Geneva Conventions. Fortunately, fixing a broken in-floor heater is possible. As always, let's back up a bit for a little background information. When it comes to
What's all this about updating wiring? If you were to lay all your veins and arteries end to end, it would be messy and you'd die. It would also be messy (and expensive) if you remove your home wiring. But you might have to! The analogy makes sense--really! Your electrical panel is the heart.
Yes, this is part 2. (Here’s part 1, in case you missed it!) There are so many ways for you to reduce energy use, we just couldn't fit them all into one blog. The first blog was about electricity, so are you going to write about other kinds of energy use? Is your name Claire Voyant? This one is
How can I use less energy? You could take more naps. Oh, you mean how can you use less electricity? Got you covered: there are a lot of ways to reduce the amount of energy you use. One note before we start. With every one of these tips, you don't need a professional electrician. But you do
I need to fix a broken bathroom fan It can be exhausting when your bathroom fan is not exhausting. You know your fan gets rid of bathroom smells, but its main job is to remove hot, moist air and keep the room dry to help prevent mold and mildew. Use your exhaust fan both to get rid of smells and
My bathroom fan is super noisy. Well, that's super annoying. Can I fix it? The bad news is your noisy bathroom fan is probably super noisy for one simple reason that cannot be fixed. The good news is, if that one simple reason is not the reason it's super noisy, it can be easy to fix. All About
Good question, but hang on. Before we answer your "The outlet with the buttons isn't working, now what?" question, let's give you a little background. First of all, your "outlet with the buttons" is called a GFCI outlet. “A GF what now?" GFCI stands for Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter. You