Malcom O'Dell, who lives in the land of rainbows and unicorns in Washington, DC, came to my website, saw a column I wrote about portable electric generators - and possibly one about standby generators - and proceeded to take me to the woodshed to bust my chops. Read for yourself: "Why do you recommend environmentally […]
Janice Rozier, who lives in Folkston, GA, sent me a fascinating email: "I'm having an addition built onto my existing brick home. The question I have is about the house wrap vs vapor barrier. The addition is framed wood structure with cement siding, (already installed), cathedral ceiling, and concrete floor. Do I need the vapor […]
There is confusion knowing how to go green. There are many green products available, but are they all environmentally friendly? The impact on the environment and the return of investment are all factors to consider.
Wind energy is an alternate source of energy. The energy in wind won't completely replace fossil fuels. Windmill energy has been around for years. Be sure it makes economical sense before investing in wind powered energy.
These house closing winterizing tips are also useful if you are leaving for a weekend, vacation or for the summer. This checklist provides items for partially closing your home and for a complete closure. Don't cut corners. Do them all.