If you called for, say, a plumber, or an electrician, or maybe an HVAC specialist, and a woman showed up to do the job, would you be surprised? You might be if you didn’t already know how few women work in these male-dominated professions. In honor of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we asked women in the home improvement and repair space what attracted them to their respective fields, why the love what they do, and why so few women choose the skilled trades.
Edsal Manufacturing Company has recalled about 2.2 million steel shelving units due to an injury hazard. The units — sold before September 2020 — may fail to support the weight limit as stated on the packaging.
Northern Tool & Equipment has recalled Powerhorse 13000ES Portable Generators due to a wiring error that poses a risk of electrical shock. If you purchased one of these portable generators prior to September 2020, yours might be one of the 3,640 units recalled by the manufacturer. Here’s what you need to know.
Wondering whether a tankless water heater is worth the price? Learn all about the differences between tankless and traditional water storage, or tank-based, water heaters, here. We compare the costs and energy efficiency ratings of each option and include overviews of key factors to consider.
Regular HVAC maintenance reduces energy bills, extends the life of your system, prevents expensive repairs, and helps keep your home comfortably cooled or heated.