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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

5 Eco-Friendly Projects That Will Dramatically Upgrade Your Home’s Appearance

Buying a home is the largest single purchase most of us will ever make. The excitement of seeing your home for the first time, getting to move in and live there is unexplainable. The pride and sense of accomplishment is undeniable. The only more exciting than buying your home, is building it. And modular homes …

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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

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 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

The Sun is Rising on Solar – Solar Across the US and EU

Solar energy is still a largely untapped resource in the United States. While the past decade has seen a massive increase in solar in both the US and across the world, fossil fuel interests still hold an iron grip on much of the energy market. The benefits of solar energy have been downplayed by many …

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Feb 01

Love Your Kitchen: 4 Ways to Optimize Your Space

The kitchen serves as a place to gather with family, enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine, and for some, relax and get creative while cooking a delicious meal. Many people have an aversion to their kitchen though because of minimal space or disorganization (not to mention a disdain for cooking). These tips …

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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 Ways Windows Can Help Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Windows are part of the unsung heroes of our household. Apart from our roof, our doors, our walls, and our tiles, our windows help keep everything together. However, windows are not just there to keep us safe from external threats such as rain and winds. Did you know windows can help make your home more …

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Dec 26

Why Going Green on Your AC is Good For You and the Planet

Our energy needs lead to some massive consumption, but it can be a surprise what eats up the most energy. Statistics show that air conditioning accounts for nearly 50 percent of the energy use in the United States during peak summer months, and air conditioning is responsible for nearly 100 million tons of carbon dioxide …

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Dec 19

How to Ensure You’re Environmentally Friendly This Winter

Anyone who tries to be eco-conscious year-round will know that it’s much easier to do this during the summer, rather than in the winter months. In the winter, it’s natural to want to use more resources for keeping warm and toasty after a long day at work or whilst you sleep when it’s freezing outside. …

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Dec 15

Top 10 Ways to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly Together With Saving Your Money

Any decision you take to make your home more eco-friendly is not going to benefit you alone. Though you will save money and live in a cleaner environment, you will also be doing planet earth a favor. The surface temperature of the planet is increasing at an alarming rate. And everyone including you can contribute …

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