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May 25

Do DIY The Green Way

Not only can DIY save you money because you won’t be paying anyone to do work on your behalf, but it can lead to your home being more environmentally friendly. By improving your home yourself you can ensure that products used are biodegradable, made from recycled materials, and are recyclable. Read these tips to discover …

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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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Aug 22

Budget-Friendly Cleaning Tips

Nothing beats coming to a relaxing, clean home. But scrubbing, dusting, moping and simply maintaining a house does not only take effort but could also be utterly expensive. Cleaning products and supplies may not be too friendly on the pocket, and with so many “new and improved” merchandise in the market, it’s hard not to …

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Jul 04

DIY Recycled Herb Garden

Image: source   Did you know that 50% of the plastic produced in the world is only used once? And did you know that plastic is being produced at a quicker rate than it can be recycled? There are plenty of ways to reuse those plastic items from your house, as well as your neighbors’ …

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Feb 25

Whole Home Energy Audit: 5 Reasons to Get One

If you’re anything like us, then there have been times when you have walked out to your mailbox, looked at your electricity and water bills and thought to yourself “I would do just about anything to get these expenses down!” Well, the good news is that there actually is something that you can do to …

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Dec 31

Seattle’s Own Green Home Guides

Over the past few years, several publications have placed the state of Washington as one of the greenest states in the union. And its largest city, Seattle, is widely regarded as one of the greenest cities in the United States. This can be attributed to the city’s energy-saving incentives, particularly for residential areas. Seattle promotes …

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Apr 24

How to Fix Your Washing Machine: Identifying the Problems

We live in an age when money is tight. Frankly, thanks to the efforts of certain individuals, we are very much lacking in the nation in terms of financial clarity, that doesn’t mean that we have to live like paupers. In fairness, just because money is tight now doesn’t mean that you have to change …

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Feb 20

3 DIY Tips to Paradise

For some of you, a flat roof can seem like a huge waste of space: if you’re in a temperate climate with minimal storms and have the space, use it! However, if you’re in a less-than ideal climate, a rooftop garden may not be the best option. Ideally, rooftop oases are found in urban areas …

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Jan 17

DIY Cleaning Products vs. Green Cleaning Products

With all of the concerns about toxic chemicals in conventional household cleaners and their long-term adverse effects on humans and the environment, many consumers are turning to green cleaning products. Manufacturers are responding, and more and more of these products are hitting the shelves. So, while green cleaning products are safer for your family and …

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Nov 29

Guest Post: How to get your honey to work on your honey do list

OK, I admit it. Yesterday, without them knowing it, I was listening in to my wife and her friend as they were having a conversation. It was interesting and funny since I can relate to the poor guy that was getting a tongue lashing. It went like this: My wife’s friend says; “If anyone ever …

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Nov 27

3 Easy DIY Ideas for an Eco Friendly Roof

Are you interested in adding some eco-friendly options to your home, but are not sure how to go about implementing them yourself? Roofing in particular provides you with many opportunities to implement environmentally friendly additions or modifications to your home that can have a profound positive impact on the environment. If you are looking to …

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Nov 20

5 Financial Options to Help Your Eco Renovations

Eco-friendly renovations provide significant benefits to homeowners, but they can be expensive. Splurging and paying all of this money out of pocket probably isn’t something you’re eager to do. Instead, why not explore the financial options that are available for an eco-friendly renovation? When it comes to solar panels, wind turbines, insulation, windows, and green …

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