Expert Advice on Improving Your Home
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4 Types of AC Units to Consider

An air conditioner is a must, regardless of the season. If you're not sure which type of AC unit to buy, here's a guide on four of the most popular units.
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How to Clean a Condensate Drain Line

Algae, mold and mildew can build up inside an air conditioning unit's condensate drain line and form a clog. Watch this video to learn how to prevent this.
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How to Repair Leaks in A/C Ductwork

Finding and sealing leaks in your air conditioner's ductwork can save energy and lower your heating and cooling bills. Watch this video to learn more.
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Change Ceiling Fan Direction to Stay Cool, Save Energy

Just changing the ceiling fan direction can reduce your air conditioning bill. Watch this video to find out how to stay cool and save money this summer.

Is Your Room Not Getting Any Heat? Here Is Who to Call!

What do you do when a room isn't getting any heat?  Karen added on a room that isn't having problems cooling in the summer. It's winter when there is a problem.  The room isn't retaining any heat!
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Today’s Homeowner Radio Show | February 15, 2020

Need help soundproofing your home? This product keeps unwanted noises out! Also: a beam in Rich's basement is pushing a block, causing cracks to form on the home's exterior — learn what we can do about that, and more, here.
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43 Ways to Save Energy and Money

You can save hundreds of dollars each year with these simple, energy-efficient lifestyle tweaks.
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5 Reasons Why Your House Is So Cold

Still feel a chill, even with the heater turned on? Here are five reasons why your house is cold.
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8 Tips to Save Money on Heating Your Home

A heating solution that’s green and affordable? It’s possible! Here are some money-saving tips.