DIY Home Improvement in North Carolina - Carolina Country

On The House

Home improvement projects with an energy-efficient edge

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

Adding Moisture to the Air with Humidifiers

Whole-home and room humidifiers can improve indoor comfort

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

Stay Safe Long after the Storm

Steps to make sure your house is healthy after water damage

Going Electric on Larger Acreage

Benefits of battery-powered lawn equipment

Brick Wall Mystery, Solved

‘Weep holes’ keep exterior walls dry

Save Energy by Shopping Local

Surprising ways to limit energy use outside the home

Prepare for Cold Weather

Make the most of your heat pump when temperatures drop