Air Conditioning Installation: How Do You Get Your Old Home's Air Ducts Ready?

If you're having a new air conditioning system installed in your old home, you may wonder if you need to do anything to prepare for it. If you currently have a forced air heating system in the house, you can check the air ducts in your attic to see if they're sound enough to support the additional cooling system. Leaky air ducts can cause many problems with your new system, including higher energy expenses and loss. [Read More]

Four Scientific Advantages Of Choosing Quartz Over Granite Countertops

At first glance, you may not see much of a difference between granite and quartz countertops. In fact, granite itself contains a certain percentage of quartz by definition, distinguished only by the fact that it is made up of other types of stone as well. These minor chemical variations, however, can have a major impact on the performance of your countertop, and they tend to favor pure quartz over granite. These are four scientific benefits of choosing quartz instead of granite while counter shopping. [Read More]

How To Service Your Furnace Filter And Motor

Did you know that your furnace actually affects the functionality of both your heating and air conditioning systems? If you want to have the most energy efficient HVAC system, you need to constantly maintain your furnace. It is particularly important that you ensure that the furnace filter and motor are clean at all times. This article explains how you can replace your furnace filter and clean the motor at the same time. [Read More]

Rewiring Your Entire House For Ceiling Lights: What To Expect

If you have bought an old house and it does not have any ceiling lights in most of the rooms, this can make your lighting situation complicated, especially if you do not have enough space for lamps everywhere. If you decide to hire an electrician to install several ceiling lights in your older home, you may also have to hire a construction contractor. Here is what to expect when you begin this project. [Read More]