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Beat the heat and save some green with these warm weather energy saving ideas

Beat the heat and save some green with these warm weather energy saving ideas

There are plenty of reasons to be excited that winter is finally over. Among them: no more slick roads, heavy jackets, freezing temperatures or dry skin. Spring’s arrival also means…

Stopping the drain: Innovative technology helps conserve water throughout the house

Stopping the drain: Innovative technology helps conserve water throughout the house

Four hundred gallons – that’s how much water the average American home uses in a day, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Is it any wonder? You turn on the…

Sowing the seeds of spring: How to start your garden indoors

Sowing the seeds of spring: How to start your garden indoors

While cooler temperatures slowly fade, gardeners across the country eagerly await the arrival of spring – and the chance to get outdoors and grow something. If gardening is your passion,…

Why invest in insulation during a renovation?

Why invest in insulation during a renovation?

When it comes to enhancing the value and comfort of a home, most homeowners will opt to address the cosmetic features of a home when completing a renovation project. Yet,…

Insulation: The key to ending drafts and cutting utility bills

Insulation: The key to ending drafts and cutting utility bills

Whether it’s the chill of winter or the heat of summer, our natural instincts are to adjust the indoor temperature so it is comfortable through every season. But if your…

Eliminate VOCs when planning a home remodel

Eliminate VOCs when planning a home remodel

Remodeling a home’s decor leaves the space feeling fresh and new – something which all family members will enjoy for years to come. However, a home remodel can do more…

Add value to your home with smart spring home improvements

Add value to your home with smart spring home improvements

Snow, blizzards, Arctic winds and damaging ice storms have wreaked havoc across the country this winter. While it may feel as though spring will never come, building experts suggest that…

Resolve to reduce waste this year

Resolve to reduce waste this year

Americans produce 25 percent more household waste during the holiday season – that’s an extra 1.2 million tons of trash per week from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. Here are…

Geothermal systems provide energy independence for more homeowners

Geothermal systems provide energy independence for more homeowners

For years Dwight Nadig and his wife suffered through the cold winters in their York, Pa., ranch-style home, originally built in 1979. “We have no access to natural gas in…

Bacteria lurking in your home plumbing

Bacteria lurking in your home plumbing

Many people are already familiar with the benefits of soft water for their skin and hair and how it significantly reduces energy consumption and increases the life of heaters, appliances…

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