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Convert Your Tub Space Into a Shower — Waterproofing and Drainage
Step 4 in swapping your tub for a sleek new shower: Pick your waterproofing materials and drain, and don't forget to test
"We have heated many of our shower projects and every time we have used heating wire... over the heating system - not under it. NuHeat has an excellent wire for this installation... I will heat my own shower and bench. I would use a heating wire system and nothing... have an electric baseboard heater currently in the space heating the bathroom. If I... radiant heating in, can I remove the baseboard? Will the radiant floor heating supply..."
How to Find the Right Range for Your Kitchen
Range style is mostly a matter of personal taste. This full course of possibilities can help you find the right appliance to match yours
"but the heat was not. The heat was delayed just like with an electric burner. This... Tappan 4000 electric range: two ovens side by side above 4 electric burners, that you... except electrical, plumbing (both completely re-done downstairs) and structural, while... gas or electric setup in your island. I think some folks run into an issue with overhead... regular electric stove. The window gets dirty and unless you take apart the entire..."
On Trend: Bold and Black Exterior House Color
"building. The heat of near desert sun will bleach the black and chalk it. The heat a black... the suns heat.. I remember living in Phoenix and you would NEVER see a dark home. Vehicles... due to heat. While black homes may be novel in California, Scandinavians have been... myself, it heats up buildings like an oven. Glen Murcutt wouldn't design black houses... due to heat gain. And even so I would further recommend only for buildings using..."
What's That Sound? 9 Home Noises and How to Fix Them
Bumps and thumps might be driving you crazy, but they also might mean big trouble. We give you the lowdown and which pro to call for help
"that' and 'electrical grounding? who needs electrical grounding?'. Stuff like that.... single electrical appliance including the furnace, stove and water heater and switch... shows electricity being drawn. cowslip, another great idea! Thanks! How do you... LOT of heat to absorb and then disipate. I'm not sure there is much you can do about... absorb heat. Its the nature of expansion and disipation. @Mountainglory - paranormal..."
Is It Time to Consider Fake Grass?
With more realistic-looking options than ever, synthetic turf can be a boon. Find the benefits and an installation how-to here
"normal heat problems of artificial grass. Here in Florida, the heat problem is typically... in our heat; doesn't need watering and is always green. It's been promoted as a water... summer heat tends to bring an unpleasant odor and I'm not sure what to use that would... plastic, to heat up in the sun, and let off VOC is not the key. But you are a good pitch... for the heat element mentioned above by jalanlowe, an infill called ZeoFill can be..."
The Future of Home Automation: Cheap, Wearable and Mobile!
Look for smart watches and glasses that can control your smart-phone apps, which in turn automate your home equipment
"solar home heating any day instead of something generated by electricity/oil/gas. We... be? A heat bill for running the heat at 96 degrees for the day or turning on every... having NO heat or air conditioning or light or electricity or refrigerator for a few... turn your heat on? How is reading something so tiny and close to your eyes as on GoogleGlass... or the heating! How will you ever manage in a friends' house. Vectorform drives home..."
Dreaming of a Spa Tub at Home? Read This Pro Advice First
Before you float away on visions of jets and bubbles and the steamiest water around, consider these very real spa tub issues
"holds heat better. It also has better heat transfer. The means you have to heat the... installation, heat on demand saving energy, don't store water which needs to be heated c... Other electrically supplied features will also require a GFCI electrical source.... especially the heated backrest. We also opted for no lights - I found a waterproof LED light... regard to electrical supply considerations for any spa tub is that for any feature requiring..."
House Hunting? Look Carefully at the Light
"solar heat gain, so we probably use more heat energy than we used to. We recently... admit heat, great! But whether the heat loss inside or cold intrusion outweighs... and west heat those rooms to the point where they are uncomfortable in the heat of summer... cool so "heating" the house with windows is rarely an issue. Bring on the South facing... solar heat and light. The north side has only a couple small windows. After reading..."
Meet a High-Tech Home That Monitors Itself
Energy vampires have nowhere to hide in this LEED Platinum home, as energy efficient as it is architecturally beautiful
"operated by electricity; no electricity, no water. Yes, that's what the electrical company... geyser, heating, heat pump, LED/low energy lighting. So few companies are competent... costs of electric lines from REAs ($60,000-$100,000 per mile). Suddenly, voltaic looks... we are heating and cooling from a base point of 58 degrees, then we've got something... retail electric company, then they ship them to our home site. Same with transducer..."
5 Questions to Ask for the Best Room Lighting
Get your overhead, task and accent lighting right for decorative beauty, less eyestrain and a focus exactly where you want
"keeping my heating and cooling costs low. Why can't we have both form and function? You... reduce electricity costs. I look forward to the future post on ceiling fans. Ceiling... rising heat down. Ceiling fan designs have come a long way in the 17 years I've been... keep the heat out; open everything in the evening and bring in the cool night air.... summer. Electricity comes at a huge cost in this country so airconditioning is mainly..."
How to Choose the Right Hood Fan for Your Kitchen
Keep your kitchen clean and your home's air fresh by understanding all the options for ventilating via a hood fan
"system or a heat pump. any incoming air should be either cooled or heated before it enters... mounted electric cooktop..yours looks great. upon google search for Best Exhaust... burner electric coil cook top will be gone. In addition the microwave hood combination... except electric) The new equipment is a gas 4 burner with a grill (36") made by the... with the heat produced and condensation forms on the underneath of the fan, which then..."
The Lowdown on High-Efficiency LED Lighting
Learn about LED tapes, ropes, pucks and more to create a flexible and energy-efficient lighting design that looks great
"over a heat sink to help ensure they last a long time and do not over heat. LED diffusers... comes high heat and the associated problems of dissipating that heat. The electrician... a mini electrical panel and we have found some make a slight noise. If possible install... add a heated mirror, to prevent condensation on the mirror (this will also help prevent... light, no heat, low energy and lasts a lifetime. This was a Sylvania strip from Costco..."
Houzz Tour: Schoolhouse-Turned-Home in Chicago
A family of seven settles into a dream modern-industrial home that reflects both their green philosophy and their fun, casual lifestyle
"still uses electricity for the heat exchanger, and since it's a big system, it's still... technology to heat and cool it, is extraordinarily efficient. Kudos to the owners and their... geothermal heating & cooling system? Certainly a family could get by without multiple... an old electricity sub-station and you could only cringe when you saw the initial... geothermal heating system (which is definitely the way to go) to the multiple sky lights..."
12 House-Hunting Tips to Help You Make the Right Choice
Stay organized and focused on your quest for a new home, to make the search easier and avoid surprises later
"single new heating system, they left an oil HWBB heating system in the original part of... one for heating the rest of the house, and the original wood furnace. We heated with... check electricity, water, etc. Some folks think painting over the walls = renovation... enough electrical outlets and that they are in locations where you would actually... is the electrical system correct, etc. Also have a termite inspection, radon, etc..."
September Checklist for a Smooth-Running Home
Get ready to get cozy at home with snuggly blankets, well-stocked firewood, added insulation and more
"/ 2015 heating season. Fire wood needs to have been cut, split, stacked (off the... regard to heat retention and safety. I've never been in an old house rental, only new... wood. I heat the house primarily with wood all winter with a air tight stove. When... keep the heat in. But generally the furnace is rarely on! Thanxs to the reno of new... with wood heat. Clean the screen doors and window screens; deadhead hostas and daylilies..."