Home Plumbing and Heating

Plumbing and Heating

Learn more about plumbing and heating within the home, we cover tubs, toilets as well as showers

Selecting a Hot Water Heater

We all need hot water heaters in our homes, so if you're building one of your own, sooner or later you're going to find yourself selecting a hot water heater. There are various types of hot water heaters, and different...

Energy Efficient Air Conditioners

Some experts say that the average homeowner in North America spends about $1,000 every single year on heating and cooling their houses. That's close to half of what the estimated annual home energy bill is said to be! For...

Wood versus Gas Fireplaces – Which is Best?

Nothing better than sitting in front of a roaring fire on a chilly winter's evening. Most people will agree that the ambiance beats any type of electric heater or fireplace. The question though is whether you want to use...

On Demand Water Heaters – Pros and Cons

On demand point-of-use or instant water heaters are relatively small appliances that produce hot water instantly, when we need it. Most do not incorporate any sort of tank, and only heat the water that is required. You turn on...

Water Efficient Shower Heads

It is generally accepted that you will save water if you shower rather than bath. Apart from that it is considered a healthier option, since when you shower you have a constant stream of fresh water flowing over you,...

Water Efficient Toilets

Toilets are said to be among the most wasteful appliances in our homes. They can account for as much as 30% of total residential indoor water use. Every day of our lives, we use them to flush billions of...

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Benefits of Buying an Older Home Rather Than a New One

Buying a home is a huge investment and requires you to make a lot of very important decisions.Some of the decisions you will need to make are: Will you use a real estate agent? How much can you realistically afford? Do you want to buy an old home or...
Brussels Sprouts - A Tasty Vegetable

Brussels Sprouts – A Tasty Vegetable

Brussels sprouts, also known as brussel sprouts, are those cute, little, green cabbages that make a great side dish, adding variety to any meal. Kids sometimes like them, or at least they’ll try them, because they are quite original when compared to other vegetables. They are a vegetable that...

Decorating a Living Room – Furniture, Flooring and Paint

The living room is often one of the busiest rooms in the house. It is used for entertaining, television viewing, reading, napping, homework and anything else that takes place in a busy family. It is usually the first room guests see when they enter your home. For all of...

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