Costopedia.com offers a useful list of home improvement projects and their estimated costs. These are only estimates and a project could end up costing more or less depending on the complexity, materials, and size of the project. Below is a list of home improvement projects and their typical costs. Installation of Storm Windows ~$75-$200 per window Addition of Conventional Receptacle ~$60-$90 Installation of Alarm System ~$1,200-$1,800 Installation of Basic Basement Bathroom ~$4,000 Installation of Suction or Jet Pump ~$400-$600 Installation of Submersible Pump ~$800 Installation of Whirlpool Bath ~$3,000 Replacing a Bathrub ~$1,500 Replacing a Basic ~$200 Replacing a Toilet ~$300 Addition of Heat Pump to Forced-Air System ~$3,000-$15,000 Addition of electric baseboard Heater ~$150-$250 Replacing Air Conditioning Compressor ~$800-$1,400 Replacing Heat Pump ~$800-$1,400 Installation of Air Conditioner ~$8,000-$15,000 Installation of Thermostat ~$100-$300 Installation of Mid-Efficiency Boiler ~$2,500-$4,000 Installation of High-Efficiency Boiler ~$5,000-$9,000 Installation of High-Efficiency Furnace ~$1,700-$2,500 Painting of Trim & Walls ~$3,000 Painting of […]
Ever wonder what is actually happening when your body is getting use to the heat? Here is a great graphic from the University of Connecticut that helps to explain it. Click on Image to see a larger view Source: Lawrence Armstrong of the Human Performance Laboratory at the University of Connecticut; Paul Castle of the Department of Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Bedfordshire in the United Kingdom; National Institutes of Health; Journal of Applied Physiology. Bonnie Berkowitz and Alberto Cuadra / The Washington Post. Published on May 25, 2012, 3:02 p.m.