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Feb 28

Go Green – Eco-Friendly Things to Create Eco Friendly Nursery for Baby

Assumption a greener lifestyle and creating an eco-pleasant nursery provides your little one the present of humanizing her quality of life & health. It moreover benefits us all to maintain each part growing and protect biodiversity near and far. Your kid will thank later when she discovers it really is a small world after all. …

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Feb 23

How To Recycle Water In Your Self-Build

One of the biggest waste products from a house is water and while some of this cannot be used for anything else for obvious reasons, there are a surprising number of ways that your water can be recycled.  Such schemes are already being advertised to supermarkets and other large businesses but how can self-build homes …

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Feb 01

5 Ways to Create an Eco Friendly House

“Green” building has become not just a trend in recent years, but a legal requirement. Of course, large building firms have budgets to cope with such changes in the law, but you can change your home to a greener, more eco friendly house cheaply enough. Here are five cheap ways: Invest in good insulation You …

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Jan 30

Does Air Duct Cleaning Help Your Indoor Air Quality?

As a homeowner, you should understand how important it is to maintain perfect air quality. If the quality of your home’s air diminishes, you will experience an abundance of problems, including increased allergies and even asthma. The bad news is that this is generally a problem that you will not be able to fix on …

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Jan 10

Get Rid of Pests with Natural Solutions

One of the reasons many people hate dealing with insect pests in the house is all the chemicals needed to clear up the problem. The bugs are bad enough, but pesticides and other toxins can be a concern all on their own. It’s no wonder that people are more and more looking for natural options …

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Jan 06

How Using a Wood Stove to Heat Your Home Can Save You Money and the Environment Harm

Heating your home is something that is essential for everyday living and has become a routine and taken for granted part of living in the comfort of the modern world. However, after many years of living with the convenience albeit increasing expense of a gas fire, I heard about wood burning alternatives, that are not …

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Jan 05

Teaching Children About the Importance of Recycling

All parents would say they want to leave a better place for their children. While it may feel like we don’t have control what happens to the environment, one of the best ways to do your bit towards a healthy planet in the future is to teach the little ones the importance of recycling. This …

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Dec 28

The Power of Unplugging

If you want to live a greener life there are many different things you can do to make a difference.  You can use natural cleaning products, use public transportation, invest in fluorescent light bulbs and many other things. You probably have heard of many of these but did you know that unplugging can be an …

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Dec 21

Should You Repair or Replace Your AC Unit

To repair or to replace: that is the question. When it comes to repairing, or replacing your AC Unit, what factors should you take into consideration? The last thing you want is to make a bad or uninformed decision with this type of investment. There are many variables to consider. First, you will need to …

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Dec 06

4 Ways to Save Energy and Money This New Year

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day takes place every January, which means now is the ideal time to get your home winter ready. You’ll need to insulate to accumulate energy and cost savings, so let’s start at the top of the house, and the 20% of heat that escapes through your roof. Savings start at …

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Nov 09

10 Housing Designs Taking Sustainability to the Next Level

Repurposed building materials and highly sustainable homes are popping up around the world, with innovative designs becoming a reality. Some might think that sustainable buildings mean compromising on life’s luxuries, but architects and builders are teaming up to show that this simply isn’t true. How? With a little innovation…and a whole lot of imagination. Here …

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Oct 26

Environmentally Friendly Storage Ideas for Your Home

Being environmentally friendly is much easier than you may think. In fact, some people think that it is too difficult, but, there are items around your home that can be recycled or reused to help you be eco-friendlier. Environmentally friendly storage is a wonderful way to show everyone that you care about the world around …

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