All posts tagged "heat"
What’s under your deck – Deck Safety
In this hour, The Carey Brothers discuss deck safety and heat damage to your home
- Posted June 25, 2016
Don’t get caught hot
In this hour, The Carey Brothers discuss tips on not getting caught hot in the house, plus a quick tip on unsticking stuck doors.
- Posted June 25, 2016
Barbecue: We’ve Been Grilled By The Best
It’s that time of year again — time to haul out the barbecue and get it ready for the summer season. We think that we can make it a bit easier for you this go round. Here are a few...
- Posted March 9, 2016
Man Made Logs: Extra Heat Needed
Q. We burn package logs from the grocery store in the fireplace of our weekend home for more heat in addition to our electric wall heaters. Are these man-made logs safe for the fireplace – will they cause...
- Posted December 7, 2015
Show Notes: Heat and Homeowners Insurance
Heat, hot water and homeowners insurance, all the basics of homeownership. Morris and James have insurance updates you can’t afford not to know. Thank you to our guests: Cesar Chavez: Interior Designer, DIY Expert – designbycesarchavez.com Clayton Wells:...
- Posted November 21, 2015
Skylights: Let The Light In
Yes it’s true. In real life we are actually honest to goodness remodeling contractors. As remodelers are able to stay up to date with what folks want and desire in their homes – allowing us to keep...
- Posted August 29, 2015
Insulation: All About Insulation
The furnace is running full bore and yet you feel a chill down to your bones. There isn’t a window open in the house and the walls and ceilings are fully insulated. You simply can’t figure out...
- Posted August 28, 2015
What You Need To Know About Thermostats
“Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind”. – Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862), U.S. philosopher, author and naturalist. We agree...
- Posted August 20, 2015
Check A Leaky Water Heater
The average water heater will last about twelve years according to industry statistics. Sadly, far too many water heaters fail long before the twelve-year mark. What’s more, with a bit of periodic maintenance, a water heater should last well into...
- Posted July 17, 2015
Adding a chimney pillow can help you stay warm. When winter winds blow when a fireplace is not being used, much expensive heated room air often escapes through a leaky chimney damper. That’s now easily corrected by...
- Posted November 27, 2014