Window unit heat pumps can be a good heating and cooling option for your home when you want to heat from 100 to 700 square feet of space. Window unit heat pumps are basically air conditioners that provide heat also. If you have shopped for one before, you may have heard of some unfamiliar terms like heat strip and heat pump. We will clear up what is meant by these and other terms commonly used with window unit heat pumps and help you to decide if they are a good choice for your heating and cooling needs.
Archives for December 2008
Bamboo is one of the strongest building materials and understanding how bamboo flooring is made will help the consumer choose the best type of flooring for their needs.
If you are the owner of a log home, chances are you will have several options available for heating your home. We will help you decide what heating method is best for your unique situation by covering and comparing some of the most popular heating methods available to you. Typically log home owners have the same basic choices available to them that all home owners have, however, there are some structural differences that will have to be taken into consideration when designing your heating system.
Cleaning your iron is very easy and much cheaper than replacing it. Unfortunately many people today choose to replace their iron instead of cleaning it because they simply don’t know how or are afraid that it is more complicated than it actually is. We’ll tell you step-by-step how to clean an iron yourself. (Its is also more environmentally-friendly than pitching it where it will end up adding more waste to our already overflowing land fills.)
Forced air space heaters work well as secondary heat sources for spot heating. They are somewhat inefficient for general diffuse heating of large areas, but can work as temporary heating for basement or garage work areas. Safety is a real concern with these units, as sadly, every winter you read about someone dying from carbon monoxide poisoning due to improper ventilation. Read the manufacturers instructions, please.