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Category Archive: green living

Feb 21

3 Ways to Go Green When Furniture Shopping

Saving the planet does not always mean performing heroic acts. Sometimes it means taking small steps towards doing things that favor the survival of the planet. Going green may seem daunting and complex. It should not. It should be as easy as doing what you know is right. Switching off a light as you leave …

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Feb 21

Stay Comfortable and Save Money with Honeycomb Shades

If you’re looking for a reliable choice for your home’s window coverings, you can’t really go wrong with honeycomb shades. These are often referred to as “the workhorse of window treatments,” and for good reason: they provide privacy while letting light in, and they also contribute to isolating your home. During the cold winter months, …

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Feb 19

Can Solar and Wind Energy Really Be Replaced?

There is a heated debate going on for a long time now; one that our daily lives largely depend on. Our source of energy for everyday living, fossil fuels such as natural gases, petroleum, oil, and coal, are originally formed from animals and plants that lived billions of years ago that became buried deep under …

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Feb 19

5 Ways To Conserve Water In The Home And Yard

Just one leaking pipe can cost you thousands of dollars and waste a huge amount of water. You can lose 1,500 liters of water an hour if a pipe bursts! Research shows that Australian households spent more than $5 billion dollars on water in 2013 – 2014! That’s a huge amount of water. Here are …

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Feb 14

5 Upgrades That Will Make Your Plumbing Eco-Friendly

A few simple lifestyle changes can dramatically decrease your carbon footprint. Starting with your own home, you can upgrade various plumbing equipment to make it eco friendly and energy efficient. As the world slowly becomes more environmentally conscious, new brands of eco-friendly products make going green unbelievably easy. While many of these upgrades you can …

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Feb 12

How to Easily Make Your Plumbing Eco-Friendly

It almost feels like the world is coming apart. California is headed back into a drought and South Africa is nearly out of drinking water. Having spent a few years working for a company that specializing in plumbing in Las Vegas, Nevada, I learned a few tricks to save water and electricity. If you’re like …

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Feb 07

5 Tips to Keeping Your Office Clean

The average person spends about 40 hours a week in the office. Whether that’s a company office or you are working from home, that’s a good chunk of time to spend in one place. So you don’t want to waste a lot of time searching through piles of junk to get those important documents that …

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Jan 31

Key Tips On Removing Stains Around Your Drains

You were taking a shower when you noticed that your drain is nowhere near clean. It’s messy all over, and the original shine that it once had is long gone. You’ve been lazily scrubbing the stains around your drains with your feet, but to no avail. The stains didn’t come off at all. Since you’re …

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Jan 10

Key Steps On Helping To Make Your Next Drive More Eco Friendly

With all the hustle and bustle of city life, you may end up tired and stressed. Each day, city living gets busier and busier, you’d end up so busy that you sometimes forget to stop, take time to relax, enjoy the smell of flowers, and feel the breeze. And even if you try, all you’d …

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Dec 07

Go Green for Your Home Improvements

Home improvements can be a nightmare, expensive and often difficult. They can really make you feel low. The best improvements can be simple, and you don’t always have to spend a lot of money. Going green can be a bonus to this; it could also be the simple option you’re looking for. We all wish …

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Dec 02

3 Tips to Cleaning Your Carpets This Winter

The winter season is probably the busiest time of the year when it comes to having to clean up your home and make sure that every part of it is in proper condition. From maintaining the furnace to cleaning your windows, every household chore that you normally do during warmer days double in difficulty during …

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Nov 22

Adding Exercise to a Sedentary Lifestyle

With computers at the center of our lives, both when it comes to work and entertainment, we tend to spend a lot of time sitting in front of a screen. Whether at work or at home, a recent study shows that adults devote approximately 10 hours a day to screen time. This means that most …

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