DIY Home Improvement in North Carolina - Carolina Country

On The House

Home improvement projects with an energy-efficient edge

Can a Heat Pump Water Heater and Clothes Dryer Work Together?

Several complexities make venting inside a home risky

Get a Jump on Cold Weather

Plan now to save money when temperatures drop

Going Electric on Larger Acreage

Benefits of battery-powered lawn equipment

Brick Wall Mystery, Solved

‘Weep holes’ keep exterior walls dry

Know Your Thermostat

Smart thermostats offer convenience and flexibility

Keeping Track of Energy Use at Home

Use data to wrangle unwanted loads

Should I Vent My Range Hood?

Venting a range hood can cause a small but necessary energy loss

Energy Costs for Outdoor Water Features

Calculate the cost to keep water flowing year-round

Look Abroad for Energy Saving Inspiration

International communities are experts at doing more with less

More Cooking, More Convenience (and Savings)

Finding efficiencies in the kitchen

House Hunting for Energy Efficiency

What to look for during a home search

Convenience & Energy Savings with Smart Speakers

Smart home applications make for the gift that keeps on giving

Are Whole-House Fans Helpful?

Maybe, if used correctly

Saving Energy After a New Baby

Ways to save amid the diaper changes and late-night feedings