Tag: home improvement

Building a Home Out of Shipping Containers

We teamed up with DIY expert Ben Uyeda of Homemade Modern to convert a few shipping containers into a home built with materials and tools available at The Home Depot. Throughout the coming months, Ben will be sharing a more detailed look inside the container home and several DIY projects he completed within it. I’m... The …

How Much Does Central Air Cost?

During the sweltering summer, it can be hard to put a price on comfort. But the sweet relief of air conditioning does come at a cost, and the bills get … READ MORE How Much Does Central Air Cost? The post How Much Does Central Air Cost? appeared ...

How Do Heat Pumps Work?

Everybody knows what air conditioners and furnaces are, but their cousin in the HVAC world — the heat pump — isn’t as well understood. Don’t let the name fool you, … READ MORE How Do Heat Pumps Work? The post How Do Heat Pumps Work? a...

Sump Pump Maintenance Checklist

Welcome to the Take Charge of Your Home series from Direct Energy! Hiring a professional to perform household maintenance may offer convenience and peace of mind, but you can do many of … READ MORE Sump Pump Maintenance Checklist The post Sump Pu...

8 Gardening Hacks for a Greener Thumb

Gardening is a hobby that you can spend a lifetime learning about. Seasons change, seeds fail or thrive, and just when you think you know it all, you realize how … READ MORE 8 Gardening Hacks for a Greener Thumb The post 8 Gardening Hacks for a G...

8 Gardening Hacks for a Greener Thumb

Gardening is a hobby that you can spend a lifetime learning about. Seasons change, seeds fail or thrive, and just when you think you know it all, you realize how … READ MORE 8 Gardening Hacks for a Greener Thumb The post 8 Gardening Hacks for a G...