If you live in Boston and you don’t want to be surprised by a huge water bill caused by a leak, you might find this useful.
My heating system has a little temperature probe wired from it to the outside of the house: I don’t understand exactly why this is needed, but my impression is that it has something to do with maximizing humidity inside the house without causing condensation to form on the windows. Unfortunately, the installers put the sensor… Read More »
Our house was built around 1886. It has never had a gut remodel, which means that much of what’s in the house is original, including most of the interior doors, doorknobs, and hardware. Unfortunately, this means that a lot of the knobs no longer turn, or they turn but the latches don’t move, or the… Read More »