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Let’s say you have a basic wood-burning fireplace. Charming as it may be, this old-fashioned device pollutes the air and sends a large amount of its heat roaring out the chimney. But there’s no need to get rid of your … Continue reading


Save hundreds on your energy bill

Uninsulated switches and outlets   Laura Moss  /  This Old House The problem: A thin metal or plastic plate isn’t enough to prevent air from getting through what’s basically a big hole in the wall. How to spot it: Remove the plate … Continue reading