The Heating System in My Rental Home

I grew up along the southern coast, but moved up north to take a job with a much better salary.  I was twenty-two years old at the time, and I had a ton of student loans to pay off.  I … Continued


The Inconvenience of Furnace Malfunctions

Last month, everything went wrong all at once.  It felt like my house was trying to self-destruct.  It was the beginning of October, and the weather had suddenly changed from warm and sunny to cold and rainy.  I have three … Continued


Our Journey to Getting a New Heater

When my husband and I bought our house, it was heated with a wood-burning stove.  My husband convinced me that this was an awesome feature, because it wouldn’t cost us anything to heat the house in the winter.  He’d go … Continued



Quality Information About HVAC Maintenance

I prefer to handle tasks on my own, rather than rely on someone else to do them right.  I’ve gotten into trouble hiring general contractors, plumbers, and electricians.  I’ve gradually taught myself to handle most household upkeep and renovations by … Continued