Expert Advice on Improving Your Home

Installing a Paddle Ceiling Fan

Paddle fans are a great way to keep cool and save energy in your home. Watch this video to find out how to replace an existing light fixture with a paddle fan.
Installing paddle ceiling fan.

How to Install a Paddle Ceiling Fan

Paddle ceiling fans are a great way to keep you cool while saving energy. Watch this video to find out how to install a ceiling fan in your home.
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HVAC System Heating and Cooling Maintenance Tips for Your Home

The best way to ensure that your heating and cooling (HVAC) system is performing at its highest possible efficiency is to hire a licensed heating/cooling professional to inspect and maintain the unit twice a year. HVAC pros are trained in all aspects of your unit’s maintenance.
Joe Truini fixing an out of balance paddle ceiling fan.

How to Fix an Out of Balance Paddle Ceiling Fan

Ceilings fans that wobble are not only annoying but can be dangerous. The wobble may also decrease the life of the fan. Watch this video to find out some causes and solutions to this problem.
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How to Stop Wobble and Vibration in a Paddle Ceiling Fan

Bill asks, “My ceiling fan vibrates and wobbles when turned on high speed. How can I fix it ?”

There are several possible problems that could cause your paddle fan to wobble. Read on to find out how to go about repairing it.

Keeping Shrubs Away from Your House

Shrubs that are too close to your house can deflect rain onto the siding and prevent moisture from drying out. This can result in rotten wood and provide a fertile environment for mold and mildew to grow.
HVAC ductwork in attic.

How to Find Leaks in Ductwork

Scott asks, "The crawlspace under our house seems abnormally cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Could the ductwork be leaking?"

With enclosed crawlspace, it will stay cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, but it shouldn't be extremely different. So you may have leaking ductwork.

How to Install Radiant Floor Heating in Your Home

Radiant flooring heating systems are an energy efficient way to gently warm a room by heating the floor. This system from Uponor uses hot water piped through a closed loop of flexible PEX plastic tubing. Watch this video to find out more.