Heating

Ask Angie's List: Should you install a tankless water heater?

Promises of endless hot water, lower energy bills and maximized storage have many homeowners converting from traditional tank water heaters to …

Home Improvement

Our Favorite Slippers Just Got More Versatile

Winters in New England are brutal. So while growing up in a middle-of-nowhere-Maine house that my parents insisted on heating with only a woodstove, slippers were less cozy accessory and more toe-saving heat.<p>Glerups, a Danish brand, makes some of the best I’ve ever worn.<p>One of the best parts about …

Brutal

Use Your Wood Stove as a Water Heater - DIY

Figures 3 and 4, showing placement for your water storage tank.<p>MOTHER EARTH NEWS STAFF<p>Three years ago, we were sitting in our cabins wondering how we …

Water Heater

A Brief History of the Wood Stove

A wood stove could once be found in nearly every American home, but today, more efficient means of heating have taken over. Here’s a brief history of …

Practical Tips for Efficient Wood Heating - Homesteading and Livestock

It’s a good idea to take advantage of thermal mass by placing your woodstove near dense building materials such as bricks, stone or concrete. These …

Sustainable Living

How to Winterize Your Home: Top 10 Home Weatherization Updates to Do Before Winter

Before frigid winter temperatures arrive in your neighborhood, take the time to prepare your home for the unexpected. Even if you live in a moderate …

Home Improvement

How to Fix a Leaking Water Heater

A leaky water heater could be a major problem but an easy fix. The first step in repairing your water leak is to determine its origin and cause. Some …

Home Improvement

Vornado Whole-room Heater with Remote will keep you warm for $75 (Reg. $100+)

As part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy is offering the Vornado Heater with Remote in Charcoal for <b>$74.99 shipped</b>. That’s $85 off the original listing, $30 less than Amazon and the lowest we’ve seen it offered. Rated 4/5 stars by Best Buy shoppers.<p>Vornado TVH500 Heater with Remote Features:<p>Whisper …

Best Buy

Natural Gas Futures Rally on Forecasts for More Heating Demand

Investing.com - Natural gas futures started the week on the front foot on Monday, as traders reacted to bullish weather forecasts for most parts of …

Commodities

9 Updates Your Home Needs Every 10 Years

No matter how much you love and care for your home, things are bound to wear out and need fixing - especially when you hit the 10-year mark.<p>To keep …

Home Improvement

Can making home improvements really add value to your home?

‘Adding value’ to your home has always been a staple manoeuvre for any astute homeowner – but it is proving more popular now than ever.<p>This is due to a number of reasons: record numbers of homeowners staying put, the increasing costs of moving home and a general loss of confidence in the UK housing …

Home Improvement

The 7 Best Space Heaters to Buy

01 of 07<p>A space heater that’s as fully featured as it is affordable, the oscillating Lasko 6462 Full Circle Ceramic Heater should appeal to a wide …

Home Decorating

Winterizing Procedure - Winnebago Era User Manual [Page 98]

SECTION 7 –<p>PLUMBING<p>Leave bypass valve handle in NORMAL<p>FLOW position if draining water and blowing<p>out waterlines. Place in BYPASS position ONLY<p>when …

Water Heater

The Energy-Efficient Home Makeover

It’s no secret that Americans have one of the world’s highest per-person carbon emissions rates—or that much of your personal carbon load can be …

Home Improvement

You could get a free boiler if your home is hard to heat

If your home is hard to heat, or you are struggling with your energy bills, it may be time to call Nest.<p>The Welsh Government scheme is offering …

News (Wales)

Apartment complex burns in Fremont

FREMONT — A three-story apartment complex was damaged in a fire Tuesday afternoon that started in a water heater closet, officials said.<p>There were no …

Water Heater

8 ways to look after your skin when it's cold and windy

The winter can leave your skin lacklustre<p>The dreary British weather can play havoc with our skin, especially for those with existing skin conditions …

Skin Care

The Best Space Heaters on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

<i>Here at the Strategist, we like to think of ourselves as crazy (in the good way) about the stuff we buy, but as much as we’d like to, we can’t try</i> …

Shopping

Natural Gas Futures Fall on Forecasts for Less Heating Demand

Investing.com - Natural gas futures started the week on a downbeat note on Monday, as traders reacted to bearish weather forecasts for most parts of …

Commodities

The Soot House: Conjuring the Ghosts of Old New England on Spruce Head in Maine

Sculptor turned builder Anthony Esteves‘s work is haunted by the dark side of old New England. “The homes of the 1600s have a ghostly quality,” he …

Houses

9 Drugstore Foundations That Make Even the Driest Skin Look Dewy

Got dry skin? If you want a drugstore foundation, you just need to know how to shop for it. The trouble with dry skin is that there’s typically a …

Makeup

I’ve got an old car and a wood burner – so my reputation’s going up in smoke

My Mini Mayfair is so old that it’s subject to the new emissions charge. I thought the stove was safe though. Some hope<p>Our old car has probably taken its last trip into central London. I haven’t driven it into the middle of town for two years, and that was before this week’s introduction of a £10 …

Opinion

Heat any jacket with the Torch 2.0, the world’s first universal coat heater

Heated apparel is making strides across the outdoor industry. And while heated jackets are certainly not a new thing, the Torch 2.0 is the first …

Micro USB

5 Cozy, Tiny Retreats for Your Lunch Break Virtual Vacation

There's something about a cabin. When it's pleasant outside, you want a space that feels airy and breezy and open to the elements, but when the …

Cabins

5 Tips for Buying a Tankless Water Heater | Times Square Chronicles

5 Tips for Buying a Tankless Water Heater<p>Winters are around the corner, and it’s time that you repair or replace your water heater. If you are …

Home Improvement

Brexit is no excuse to drag Britain back to post-war austerity

In response to P Gosling’s letter (“Stop being snowflakes”) may I say, as a committed Remainer, that I don’t claim to be morally superior to Leavers. …

Medicine

These Space Heaters Actually Look Good—and They're Available on Amazon

Saving poorly insulated rooms one Prime order at a time<p>What’s cooler than being cool? Being toasty warm. And when that crisp fall weather hits, the next best thing to an open fire is a space heater you can crank up when the radiator or central system just doesn’t cut it. If you’ve ever been …

Home

Enercare’s customer service doesn’t go according to plan: Roseman

The company did restore her original plan. But Benson believes the complaint wouldn’t have been resolved without a media nudge.<p>“The remaining …

Canadian News

Airstream caravans relaunched

The distinctive, polished aluminium caravans produced by famed American company Airstream are just one of the highlights of the UK’s largest leisure vehicle show, the Motorhome and Caravan Show 2017, which takes place at the NEC from October 17-22.<p>Airstream officially returns to the UK at the show, …

Airstream

How to keep your home warm and heating costs low this winter

Fall is upon us folks and so accordingly we’ve been busy winterizing our home in anticipation of our harsh eastern Canadian winter. Temperatures …

Home Improvement