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  1. How should I plan a home gym?

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ID:	11379Home gyms have always been a popular option for getting fit without needing to share space at a fitness club. Unsurprisingly, given New Yearís resolutions, fitness experts say they get the most interest in home gyms around January, and this year in particular, they are likely to be quite popular. Here are some tips on establishing a home gym.

    First, check your commitment. Make sure your home gym is something youíre actually going to use. Itís potentially ...
  2. How can I improve indoor air quality?

    You may have heard of a variety of potential services or additions you can install in your HVAC system or elsewhere in your home that will boost air quality. Here are some of the available options and their pros and cons.

    WHOLE HOUSE HUMIDIFIER

    Average cost: $530

    Where you might need it: Particularly dry areas

    Humidifiers, which keep your air moisture balanced, come in a variety of models. Steam units are usually the best to use in a residential ...
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  3. Upgrade your Home with a Modern Conservatory

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ID:	11375Adding a modern conservatory to your home increases the living space in a uniquely enjoyable way. A well-designed sunroom is a bright and pleasant area that gives the feel of being outdoors, combined with a controlled temperature to make it usable all-year-round.

    Depending on the space you have available, it can range from a small dining or relaxing area to a full-blown extra room suitable for entertaining and daily enjoyment.

    However, a sunroom ...
  4. How can I paint my house like a pro?

    Painting one or more interior rooms is a (relatively) simple and often cost-effective means to spruce up the look of your home without major remodeling. Since painting is labor-intensive job, it tends to be somewhat costly. If youíre willing to invest your own time and sweat, you can paint your rooms yourself and save some cash. As home jobs go, painting is one of the better ones to approach as a DIY job Ė but take care with the planning and execution. Mistakes can pile up early on, and you might ...
  5. What heating problems should I watch out for this winter?

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    In most parts of the nation, your heater is one of the most important appliances of your home for the next few months. A blown-out heater can leave your family literally in the cold for hours or days during the most frigid part of the year. Here are some tips to stay warm and toasty this winter:

    Get an HVAC inspection

    This usually costs about $100. Ideally, youíll have done this already. But if not, itís not too late to call an HVAC company ...
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  6. What kind of thermostats can I install?

    In recent years, the ubiquitous home thermostat has evolved a great deal, from traditional dials and needles to electronic screens to models that can predict your HVAC needs. While basic models work well for some, more advanced models offer major benefits in terms of both comfort and energy efficiency. Hereís a rundown of the major types and what you can expect to pay for them.

    MECHANICAL NON-PROGRAMMABLE THERMOSTATS

    Mechanical thermostats are the lowest costing option, ...
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