In which direction should windows be faced in a home to conserve energy?

Answer In new construction, it is a good idea to have windows that face south and west. These windows will get more sunlight, which will allow your home to absorb more heat energy during the winter months... Read More »

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When mapping a cleaning route for your entire home in which direction should you go?

Start from top of your home and work inwards and downwards

Which side of the basement ceiling insulation goes up--faced or non-faced?

Faced insulation should be placed with the facing toward the heated part of the home. Exposed (unfaced) insulation should be covered with an interior panel or finish if the area is going to be occu... Read More »

Which direction should a ceiling fan go?

The direction of a ceiling fan is determined by whether or not you want to feel cooler or warmer. Running a fan counterclockwise will send a cool breeze down to the ground, while running it clockwi... Read More »

Which direction should the ceiling fan run?

Ceiling fans have two direction settings, forward and reverse. Although there are exceptions, generally ceiling fans should run counterclockwise (forward) during warmer months to create a wind chil... Read More »