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Beyond the comprehensive information provided on this site, we are pleased to offer you a number of additional resources to assist with the successful undertaking of your home improvement project. From books to expert advice to referrals to product links, we have collected it all in one easy place for your reference. The resources offered here have been carefully sourced from what is available online in order to bring your the absolute best of the best. 

B o o k s

Warmly Yours: The Smart Consumer's Guide to Home Heating
by Jack Mason


A detailed guide for consumers who are interested in upgrading the heating systems in their homes, adding a space heater to a particular area, or simply learning more about available heating options. The guide is written to be accessible to anyone. One of the most comprehensive consumer guides regarding home heating. Topics covered include furnace, heat pump, and other space heating system types and components, advantages and disadvantages of different systems, leading manufacturers and best brands, sizing and pricing, energy efficiency and tax rebates, service contractor selection and purchase options, and safety and maintenance. [Back to Top]

DOWNLOAD NOW for 99 CENTS or go to Amazon Kindle page or go to Barnes & Noble Nook page
Comfortably Cool: The Smart Consumer's Guide to Air Conditioning
by Jack Mason


This guide to air conditioning uses simple, well-written explanations and descriptions to provide the discerning consumer with all of the key information pertaining to air conditioners. The book includes a detailed exploration of the different types, brands, and characteristics of both central air conditioning systems and standalone room air conditioners, along with in-depth discussions of such important topics as cost minimization, system sizing, manufacturer comparison, power options, energy efficiency, unit installation, contractor selection, and purchase options. This guide will enable any consumer to make an informed decision regarding a new air conditioner purchase, helping to save money, reduce utility bills, and eliminate potential problems down the line. [Back to Top]

DOWNLOAD NOW for 99 CENTS or go to Amazon Kindle page or go to Barnes & Noble Nook page
Breathe Easy: The Smart Consumer's Guide to Air Purifiers
by Jack Mason


Did you know that the air inside your home is 5 to 10 times dirtier than the air outdoors? You may be shocked to discover all of the pollutants that you are breathing in on a regular basis. Whether you are an allergy sufferer or simply a health-conscious individual, you will want to read this guide which both outlines the common contaminants found in indoor air and explains how they can be eliminated through the use of an air purifier. The book includes a detailed exploration of the different types, brands, technologies, and characteristics of air purifiers, along with in-depth discussions of safety considerations and purchase options. A must read for anyone interested in clean air. [Back to Top]

DOWNLOAD NOW for 99 CENTS or go to Amazon Kindle page or go to Barnes & Noble Nook page
Even Flow: The Smart Consumer's Guide to Water Heaters
by Jack Mason


This guide uses simple, well-written explanations and descriptions to provide the discerning consumer with all of the key information pertaining to water heaters. The book includes a detailed exploration of the different types, brands, and characteristics of storage tank, tankless, and heat pump water heaters, along with in-depth discussions of such important topics as industry trends, cost minimization, unit sizing, manufacturer comparison, energy options and efficiency, unit installation, safety considerations, contractor selection, and purchase options. This guide will enable any consumer to make an informed decision regarding either replacing an old water heater or buying the first unit for a new house, helping to save money, reduce utility bills, and eliminate potential problems in the process. [Back to Top]

DOWNLOAD NOW for 99 CENTS or go to Amazon Kindle page or go to Barnes & Noble Nook page

S e r v i c e   R e f e r r a l s

There are several resources available which help you to locate qualified local contractors in your geographical area for a broad variety of home improvement projects. Among these, we would suggest that you explore:

www.servicemagic.com     www.qualitysmith.com    www.remodelnet.com    www.angieslist.com


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S p e c i a l   T o p i c s


Radiant heating offers an energy-efficient way to heat your home, a quiet system, and a much more attractive layout. However, proper installation is the key to a radiant heating system working the way it is supposed to work. Get all the key info by clicking on the picture to the left, or here: Radiant Heating

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Geothermal heating is the most energy efficient, cost-effective, and environmentally responsible way to heat your home. Best of all, it is available in virtually any climate zone. One of the challenges with a geothermal heat pump is the installation. Now, you can overcome that hurdle with this detailed guide. To read more about it, click on the picture to the left or visit: Geothermal Heating

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Solar Water Heating - the most energy efficient and environmentally friendly way to heat your water is by using the natural energy from the sun's rays. This eliminates the need to pay the utility company for your water heating needs - a major bonus since water heating makes up 25% of the typical utility bill. Now, you can learn how to build your own solar water heater by either clicking on the picture to the left or visiting this link: Build Your Own Solar Water Heater  

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