LiveModern: Your Best Modern Home
Most of the light fixtures in my 50+ year old home say to use a maximum of 60 watt bulb. How does this translate into LEDs?
Ceiling fixtures and older lamps Most LED bulbs have a maximum of around 12 watts, so they can easily fit into 60w maximum fixtures. However, three key things to note: #1. Failure. Despite the fact that [...]
Is it possible to fur out the exterior of a log cabin? We are not in love with the exterior appearance.
It has been vacant for 2 winters and had flooding on 2nd floor due to burst pipes Hi Michael, I am thinking spray foam on the outside of the logs. I like your basic idea of furring out and adding foam, but rigid foam will allow [...]
Are ductless A/C units worth considering as a replacement to our aging central AC with poorly performing ductwork?
We have a 1920's 2 story dutch colonial with good attic (spray foam) and basement - partially finished- (spray foam and polyiso) insulation but nothing in the 1st and 2nd floor walls. Heat is forced air natural gas, with central AC. The AC was added [...]
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