Steven Fox

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Steven Fox is an often successful but always enthusiastic DIY buff. Taking after his master mechanic father, he loves nothing better than to amuse himself trying to figure out how things work and how to fix them when they won’t.

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MARCH 10, 2016 | THURSDAY
6 Overlooked Ways to Warm Up a Chilly Room

As temperatures drop and the weather gets dicey, we relocate ourselves—as well as our daily activities—indoors for warmth, shelter, and comfort. But as most homeowners know, the indoors d...

FEBRUARY 25, 2016 | THURSDAY
3 Fixes for Oil Stains

Cooking oil appears in many forms—olive, vegetable, canola, etc. —and is a necessary ingredient for almost anything you whip up in the kitchen. But everyday accidents are almost as common...

FEBRUARY 8, 2016 | MONDAY
6 Reasons to Warm Up to In-Floor Heating

With origins dating back to ancient Rome, in-floor heating isn’t anything new, but it’s come a tremendously long way from its distant roots. The technology has gone through plenty of perm...

JANUARY 15, 2016 | FRIDAY
3 Aggressive Ways to Cut Down Your Energy Bills

Does your blood pressure rise and fall with the ups-and-downs in your monthly energy costs? Particularly during heating season, utilities account for a sizable portion of the average hous...

DECEMBER 16, 2015 | WEDNESDAY
Tour the First Home in Cleveland Built Without a Furnace

You are reading one installment in a 10-part series devoted to exploring Mitsubishi Electric ductless heating and cooling.  See all. While visiting their son and his family in Cleveland, ...

NOVEMBER 12, 2015 | THURSDAY
Create Your Best-Ever Holiday Home with Customizable Climate Control

You are reading one installment in a 10-part series devoted to exploring Mitsubishi Electric ductless heating and cooling.  See all. It's going to be a busy holiday season. Cousins are dr...

OCTOBER 8, 2015 | THURSDAY
7 Reasons to Choose Zoned Cooling and Heating

For decades, forced-air systems have dominated the cooling and heating market in the United States. Americans have learned to live with it, in part because of their limited exposure to al...

SEPTEMBER 18, 2015 | FRIDAY
Streamline Cooling and Heating with One System for Year-Round Comfort

You are reading one installment in a 10-part series devoted to exploring Mitsubishi Electric ductless heating and cooling. See all. The average homeowner typically doesn't get to select h...

AUGUST 18, 2015 | TUESDAY
Building Your Dream House? Choose Unobtrusive and Efficient HVAC

When you step into a beautiful custom-built home, nothing ruins the effect quite like the sights and sounds of a traditional HVAC system. In addition, due to the space-hogging bulk of the...

JULY 16, 2015 | THURSDAY
The Little-Known Importance of Attic Fans

It's midsummer, and for hours and days, sun has been beating on the roof of your home. Measurements have shown that, given the right weather conditions, typical roofing materials can reac...