How to Choose the Right Skylight Shades for Your Home
Skylight shades cover your skylights in stylish and functional ways. Here's everything you need to know.
Are Electric Heated Blankets Safe?
Electric blankets have a reputation for being unsafe. But is it earned?
3 Best Smart Toilets for the Tech-Loving Homeowner
A smart toilet could change the way you see your bathroom. Here are a few of the best options on...
World’s Whitest Paint Could Eliminate Need for Air Conditioning
Will this game-changing new paint really change the way we cool down buildings?
These LED Bulbs Could Last Up to 50 Years
See why these lightbulbs could be great for your wallet and the planet.
Purdue University Developing Roadway That Charges Electric Vehicles
This new tech could change roads and increase electric vehicle viability in the United States.
8 Tips for Installing Home Air Conditioning
If you're considering a central air conditioner install for your new or existing home, consider these tips before making any...
10 Best Firewood Racks of 2022
An outdoor firewood rack keeps wood off the ground, neatly stacked and ready for the next firepit or fireplace gathering.
Least Energy-Efficient Cycles for Your Appliances
From the washer and dryer to the dishwasher, energy-wasting cycles can drain your wallet.
This Is Why There Isn’t a Light in Your Freezer
It's time to finally shed some light on why our freezers are so dark.
Solar Panels: What To Know Before You Buy
From initial cost to maintenance concerns, here's a primer on solar panels to help you decide if they're right for...
Stop Believing These Summer Maintenance Myths
Believing these myths might actually be costing you money!
How to Estimate Insulation Needs and Achieve R-Value Requirements
Achieve comfort and efficiency year-round with the right amount of insulation.
11 Genius Ways to Save on Every Household Bill
Water bills, energy bills, cell phone bills — oh my! Here’s how to cut costs on each and every one.
Best Off-Grid Power Systems for Your Cabin
If you're contemplating off-grid power for your cabin or summer house, start here to learn the differences between solar, wind...
What to Do Within the First Year After Moving Into Your New Home
When you move into your new home, there are a number of cleaning tasks, basic projects and upgrades to consider....
What to Consider When Preparing Your Site for a Build
Before you can start building a cabin or home, you need to prepare the site. Here are the steps for...
Best Temperature To Set A Thermostat in Summer
Too hot? Too cold? Stay comfortable and save on energy bills by figuring out what temperature to set your thermostat...
Save Money With Home Energy Audit
Find out where you're losing energy—and what you can do to stop it
5 Ways to Stay Environmentally Conscious During a Pandemic
The 2020 Earth Day celebrations may feel different, but you can still keep the goals of environmental protection alive in...
13 Tricks to Cut Your Summer Utility Bills
Our money experts share their favorite summer-bill secrets.