a new ceiling mounted air handler hangs in a new Florida home

An air handler is an essential component of many HVAC systems, but it's also a cause of confusion for many homeowners. Although air handlers work in tandem with air conditioners and heat pumps, they perform different functions.

A person wearing bright rainbow-colored socks and warms cold feet near an electric heater. Infrared halogen heater at home.

There are many different types of space heaters available. To choose the type that’s best for you, consider the size of the areas you wish to heat, how portable you want the heater to be and what’s most economical for your family. This guide reviews the benefits and drawbacks of each type.

ceiling fan with wooden blades

Hong Kong China Electric Appliance Manufacture Company is recalling about 77,900 ceiling fans due to an injury risk. According to a CPSC recall alert, the blades may detach from the fan while in use. If you purchased one of these fans between February 2018 and August 2021, it might fall under this recall.

worker applying a bead of exterior caulk to seal a window

A caulking gun makes it easier to apply a sealant to cracks and gaps. Here’s how to use a caulking gun effectively, plus some handy tips and tricks.

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