Tag Archives: Appliances

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Broken Appliances: The Cost of Repair vs. Replacement

When you own a home, appliance breakdown is inevitable. Once it happens, it can be difficult to figure out whether to replace or repair the broken appliance, especially when factoring in the economy and the desire by many homeowners to be energy efficient. Part Select has created a helpful infographic that troubleshoots potential problems and [...]
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Finding Power Sources in Emergency Situations

In an emergency situation, access to a reliable power source is incredibly important. We never know when something is going to go wrong, and so we have to be prepared for any situation. Modern generators and power sources come in a variety of different models, and each one has some benefits and drawbacks for different [...]
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Latest Trends In Energy Efficient Appliances

We are not strangers to energy efficient appliances. Since the realization of our increasingly depleting resources, experts have taken it upon themselves to device new household appliances to help lessen the use of electricity and water. How Much Energy Do Inefficient Appliances Consume? Quite a lot, if you ask me. But since we are going [...]
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Home Improvements To Reduce Energy And Save Money

Are you finding your bills out of control? What about your energy waste? Do you feel like you’re wasting far too much energy, for instance? If so, there are plenty of home improvements that you can make to reduce costs and waste. Water One of the big ways to save money and protect the environment [...]
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Appliances Should Complement Kitchen and Home

I recently visited a friend in California. She had one of those country cottages, wooden, cozy with loads of neutral colors. The thing that just didn’t match was her kitchen. It really bothered me. The counters were marble; a subtle milky color and the cabinets and flooring were wooden in a deep mahogany brown. Her [...]
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10 Tips to Make Your House More Energy Efficient

Follow these 10 ideas on making your home more energy efficient to save money and help conserve our precious energy resources!
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Kitchen Remodeling Survival Guide

You can survive a major kitchen renovation and remodeling project by planning ahead wisely, setting up a temporary kitchen space and coordinating construction activities.
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Tuscan Kitchen Design

Tuscan style kitchen decor keeps elements simple uses the natural colors and textures of nature. Browns, reds, greens and blues complement ceramic tile, pottery and wood.
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Small Kitchen Design

Designing a small kitchen space can be challenging, but if you focus on maximizing space and kitchen functions, you can design a small kitchen you will enjoy.
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Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

Whether you do a simple patio or deck grill or build an elaborate outdoor kitchen complete with sink, refrigerator and built-in grill, follow these great ideas!