Electric Heat Pros and Cons, Advantages, Disadvantages

Electric heating is one of the easiest ways to keep your home warm during cold winter spells.  In this piece, we discuss the many electric heat pros and cons.  Many down sides to this mode of heating including higher fuel costs.  But many up sides as well. E.g. No carbon monoxide. Easy to install. Low … Continue reading Electric Heat Pros and Cons, Advantages, Disadvantages





Convection Oven Advantages and Disadvantages

A convection oven, as found in the typical home kitchen, is a gas or electrically heated oven.  But it’s not a microwave, although SOME microwave ovens feature a convection heating setting. These ovens offer many pros and cons over conventional models.   So in this post, we list some of these convection oven advantages and disadvantages … Continue reading Convection Oven Advantages and Disadvantages





LED Advantages and Disadvantages, Benefits, Drawbacks

The ultra energy-saving light emitting diode (LED) light bulb has taken the home and commercial lighting industry by storm lately.  LED light output has gone up a lot, their prices have fallen, and the bulbs weight less these days.  Many of what once were big drawbacks of LED lights have gone away these days.  In this … Continue reading LED Advantages and Disadvantages, Benefits, Drawbacks





Tankless Water Heater Disadvantages, Cons, Issues

There are many tankless water heater disadvantages to think about before plunging in.  So, use caution before buying tankless.  We discuss most of these issues below. Tankless Water Heater Disadvantages High Startup Costs These so-called instant hot water, on demand units indeed offer “fast and endless” hot water.  Plus, they save you on your fuel bill. But … Continue reading Tankless Water Heater Disadvantages, Cons, Issues





Compact Fluorescent Lamp CFL Pros and Cons

The energy-saving compact fluorescent lamp (CFL) has taken the home lighting industry by storm over the past two decades. It’s a smaller version of the ever popular straight and circular fluorescent tube light bulbs.  Here we detail the compact fluorescent lamp advantages and disadvantages. They make compact fluorescent lamps much smaller today.  They’re much brighter per … Continue reading Compact Fluorescent Lamp CFL Pros and Cons