Summer is finally here to stay! Are you feeling the heat when you pay your electric bills? Here are seven ways to keep your electric bill low during the summer: 1. Air conditioner. Your air conditioner may account for 40% of…
Air Conditioning Energy Saving Tips
Keeping your home or office cool during the hot months of the year can go a long way toward having happier and healthier occupants. But it can also be a huge expense, both to your pocketbook and to…
How to Repair a Garage Door Opener
Your garage door is not working properly. Before you call a technician, try these troubleshooting tips, which may help fix your opener, the door and more.
Kitchen Lighting Design Tips
America's top lighting designers share their foolproof tips for creating the perfect lighting plan for your kitchen.
Water Heaters: What You Need to Know
What you need to know about water heaters before you replace yours. Which kind are the best, which are most efficient and more.
How to Keep Your White Laundry White
Consumer Reports' experts give advice on solving laundry problems.
Comparing Electrical Contractors: What to Look For
When shopping around for electrical contractors, one of the first things you should ask is to see their licensing and insurance.
How Does a Septic Tank Work?
Save big money by answering how does a septic tank work — and what can go wrong—so you can perform your own septic system maintenance.
What Goes Down the Garbage Disposal
What goes down the garbage disposal. There are limits to what a garbage disposal system can handle; it's not equipped to process everything you might want to put in it.
3 Signs of a Trustworthy Electrician
If you are experiencing electrical problems in your home, or perhaps maybe it’s just time for an upgrade, you should always hire a qualified electrician. Performing DIY electrical work is dangerous for yourself and your family. The downside to this is that finding a quality electrician is often easier said than done. Ask around and … Continue reading 3 Signs of a Trustworthy Electrician