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Green Energy Options Offer Electrical Savings

Paul F.P. Pogue | Posted 12.16.2016 | HuffPost Home
Paul F.P. Pogue

Homeowners should install green energy before the end of 2016 for a 30 percent tax credit. Green energy sources, whether geothermal, wind turbines or...

Guide to Light Bulb Types

Paul F.P. Pogue | Posted 12.16.2016 | HuffPost Home
Paul F.P. Pogue

Learn all about the different types of light bulbs in our handy guide. In decades past, the light bulb aisle at your local big-box store was a pretty...

Use a Heat Pump with Furnace for Best Efficiency

Angie Hicks | Posted 11.22.2016 | HuffPost Home
Angie Hicks

(Photo courtesy of Angie's List member John R. of Lake Mary, Fla.) A hybrid system that uses an air source heat pump in conjunction with a furnace ca...

Home Electrical Upgrades and Costs

Paul F.P. Pogue | Posted 11.14.2016 | HuffPost Home
Paul F.P. Pogue

(Photo by Brandon Smith) When you call an electrician into your house, you're trusting them to know what they're doing. Check out our tips on avoiding...

5 Ways To Make Your Bedroom The Perfect Sleep Sanctuary

The Huffington Post | Madeline Diamond | Posted 07.27.2016 | HuffPost Home

Creating the ideal bedroom for maximizing your sleep isn’t just about a finding the right bed and pillows. Rather, it should include reflections of ...

DIY Superstars Compete To Create The Perfect Sleep Sanctuary

The Huffington Post | Alex Kushneir | Posted 07.18.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Is Your Landscape Lighting Polluting the Environment?

Paul F.P. Pogue | Posted 06.16.2016 | Green
Paul F.P. Pogue

(Photo by Brandon Smith) Avoid nuisance lighting and glare that bothers neighbors and interferes with the night sky view. Many homeowners turn to pr...

Do Ceiling Fans Save Energy?

Brent Glasgow | Posted 06.08.2016 | HuffPost Home
Brent Glasgow

(Photo courtesy of Chuck Redden) Ceiling fans offer savings in both summer and winter. If you want to improve home energy conservation and trim your...

Secrets of an Electrician

Paul F.P. Pogue | Posted 06.02.2016 | HuffPost Home
Paul F.P. Pogue

(Photo by Adam Levine) Veteran electricians share tricks of the trade they wish their customers knew. Interested in simple and easy ways to save tim...

Smart Technologies for Your Home

Staci Giordullo | Posted 05.19.2016 | HuffPost Home
Staci Giordullo

No need to be nervous about home automation. You can incorporate smart house technology a little bit at a time. If you're not, shall we say, tech sma...

What's the Ideal Sleeping Room Temperature?

Paul F.P. Pogue | Posted 05.09.2016 | Healthy Living
Paul F.P. Pogue

(Photo by Elizabeth Giorgi) Ensure a restful sleep by setting the ideal bedroom temperature with these HVAC tips. An ideal sleeping room temperature...

How To Find The Perfect Mattress

Staci Giordullo | Posted 04.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Staci Giordullo

(Photo by Dave Massey) Sleeping well is an important part of your overall health. A new mattress could be the key. Getting a good night's sleep ...

Using White Noise for Sleep

Brent Glasgow | Posted 04.29.2016 | Technology
Brent Glasgow

(Photo courtesy of HoMedics) Do you prefer quiet to sleep, or do you require a little white noise to reach that restful state of slumber? If you...

How to Choose the Best Pillow for Sleep

Cynthia Wilson | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Cynthia Wilson

Read more to learn what type of pillow may help you sleep better.

Cool Tech Gadgets for the Bedroom

Oseye Boyd | Posted 04.29.2016 | Technology
Oseye Boyd

(Photo courtesy of Jacopo Romei) Instead of shunning technology in the bedroom, use these modern-day methods to get a good night's sleep. As cellpho...

Decorating Your Bedroom With Feng Shui

Bruce Snow | Posted 04.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Bruce Snow

Think the position of your bed, colors in your bedroom or where you hang mirrors have no effect on how well you sleep? Consider these Feng Shui tips f...

Find the Best Mattress for a Good Night's Sleep

Tom Lange | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Lange

Once you enter the store and find a potential new bed, kick your shoes off and lie down. Spend a few minutes on your back, your side and your stomach -- however you normally doze off at home. The store's staff won't mind -- in fact, they should encourage it.

Turn a Bedroom Into the Ultimate Sleeping Room

Staci Giordullo | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Staci Giordullo

Sometimes you just want to escape the busyness of the world -- with a nap. We all need sleep, and designing the perfect environment in which to lay your head can do wonders to improve your quality of sleep.

6 Things a Restful Bedroom Should Have

Oseye Boyd | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Oseye Boyd

Painting bedroom walls in a calming, peaceful color goes a long way toward helping the sleep-deprived gain a good night's sleep, but it's just one piece of the puzzle. To truly create a spa- or Zen-like atmosphere, evaluate the entire room -- all the way down to the linens -- for possible changes.

How to Fall Asleep During the Day

Staci Giordullo | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Staci Giordullo

Getting enough sleep is important to maintain an optimum level of health and sanity. But if you work third shift, or have to clock in at 2 a.m., how can you ensure a good night's sleep during the day?

Best Bedroom Colors for Sleep

Oseye Boyd | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Oseye Boyd

Americans do many things in the bedroom - watch TV, work and exercise - but many of us aren't doing the most important thing we need to do: sleep. Ac...

How Do You Sleep?

Bruce Snow | Posted 04.06.2016 | Healthy Living
Bruce Snow

Your sleeping position may be causing shoulder and joint pain, and even wrinkles! This infographic originally ran on and is part...

Sleep Well to Stay Awake When it Counts

Angie Hicks | Posted 04.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Angie Hicks

While most of us may not always literally get to sleep, we do have an advantage of pursuing sleep at night. But what about plumbers, fire and water restoration experts, tow truck drivers, or others who are on call for 24-hour emergencies...for us? Do they sleep well?

The On-Demand Economy: Creating Bad Gigs or Good Jobs?

Leslie Tolf | Posted 10.13.2016 | Business
Leslie Tolf

The gig economy is here to stay, and for many of us this means more convenience. But as consumers, we need to decide where we stand when it comes to workers' rights.

5 Tips to Avoid Home Design Arguments

Stephanie Snay | Posted 05.07.2016 | HuffPost Home
Stephanie Snay

Whether you've lived together for one year or 20, use this advice from highly rated interior designers to stop the fights that have kept you from painting the walls or tiling the floors.