DIY Home Improvement in North Carolina - Carolina Country

On The House

Home improvement projects with an energy-efficient edge

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

Surviving Without Air Conditioning

Inexpensive ways to stay cool without AC

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

Energy Considerations for Pet Doors

Keep Fido (or Fluffy) happy without the drafts

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

Skip the Mowing with Lawn Alternatives

Explore these options if maintaining grass isn't your thing

Cooking with magnets?

The pros and cons of induction cooktops