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Moving on Up: Making the Most of Your Home Vertically

So you’ve just moved into your dream apartment. It has all the things you have ever wanted – a great view, a claw foot tub and gleaming hardwood floors. Yet it has one tiny drawback. It is approximately 332 square feet. No bother! Thanks to innovative design ideas and stores Tiffany Home Furnishings, creating a [...]
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Home Improvement Tips to Consider this Summer

Your home is probably the most expensive thing you will ever own, which makes protecting that investment critically important for homeowners. The ongoing cost of owning a home only continues to climb over the years, and it’s easy for homeowners to become frustrated when attempting to maintain their home, while also findings ways to help [...]
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A Cost-Saving Home Improvement Project? Why Window Tinting Could Be The Answer

If you’re a homeowner, chances are you’re no stranger to some of the expenses involved. Between mortgage payments, bills, utilities and maintenance, any sort of cost reduction can work to reinforce our financial security. What most homeowners have not been informed is that their next cost reduction measure may also be their next home improvement [...]
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What You Must Know About Underfloor Heating Systems

The underfloor heating systems represent some truly comprehensive heating solutions, which are more efficient than the conventional systems. Therefore, if you intend to upgrade your living space, you can easily do this with the help of the latest heating technologies. In order to find out more details, you should definitely read the rest of the [...]
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Discover How LED Technologies Will Change Corporate Thinking in 2012

These days, we are able to observe that more and more people intend to use various new LED lighting technologies instead of conventional lighting solutions. As you might already know, the LED technologies come along with a series of great characteristics that can help a person to save the environment and reduce the costs that [...]
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The Low Down on Whole House Evaluation

Sometimes called an energy audit, a whole house evaluation is essentially a complete inspection of a home’s heating, ventilation and cooling (HVAC) system, done to check for and correct problems and inefficiencies. A whole house evaluation can identify any problem areas which can make your home more comfortable and save you more energy in the [...]
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5 Novel Places Where You’ll Find Solar Panels

Solar panel technology has advanced quickly in recent years, leading to some very unexpected uses. The panels now turn up in very unusual places, as more and more people begin to look for cheap and environmentally friendly methods of generating power. Here are a few of the stranger locations for solar panels: The Graveyard Solar [...]
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How To Hire A Good Home Inspector

A home inspector is essential to the home buying process, so it is very important that you take your time and select the right person for the job. Many people receive recommendations about home inspectors from friends, family members, and real estate professionals, while others use consumer websites like Angie’s List, Yelp, Merchant Circle, Kudzu, [...]
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How to Keep Energy Costs Low

With everybody cutting corners and looking for ways to keep costs low, one of the places you probably look to save some money each month is your energy bill. Keeping your energy costs low takes more than just running around your house and turning off the lights every time someone leaves a room. Here are [...]
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Design-Build Construction: The Faster, Cheaper Way to Build

Typically, when a new building is to be built, the process begins with the architect. The architect meets with the client and then attempts to transfer the client’s ideas to a workable blueprint. After the design process is finished, the client puts the job out for bid. A contractor is selected. It is the contractor’s [...]