Today’s high-efficiency heating and cooling systems require very little attention and maintenance from homeowners. They do a great job of keeping us comfortably cool in summer and toasty warm in winter with very little effort from us. However, other than…

“I love them!” “They heat the entire house.” “I wish we had installed them a long time ago!” Ask homeowners with gas-log fireplaces how they feel about their glowing hearths—part accessory, part appliance—and these are common expressions you will likely…

By RL Franklin Keep Hardwoods Gleaming Hardwood floors are a favorite floor covering for their durability, affordability and beauty. Laminate floors—a composite material compressed and hardened under high pressure—are a tough, durable and beautiful product that nearly duplicates the look,…