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The Fuel Behind the Furnace

With the arrival of fall here already and winter just on its heels, the decisions to be made about heating are imminent.  Are you sticking with your central heating?  Hoping to find cheaper, more efficient options this year?  Looking for something cozier and quieter? More and more homeowners are turning to smaller, portable space heaters [...]
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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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How to Plan Your Next Kitchen

Fitted kitchens can cost a fortune, and getting them fitted can be quite disruptive. They’re not something you’re going to want to shell out for every couple of years, so it’s important that you get the design right first time. These tips will help you to plan the perfect fitted kitchen. Choose Your Tone Do [...]
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How to be Environmentally Friendly in the Kitchen

The desire and requirement to be eco friendly is very much ingrained in modern day living. Cutting energy consumption, emissions and costs, are issues at the forefront of every consumers mind these days. In order to lead greener lives we need to take greater action. This can mean recycling more, swapping to energy efficient appliances [...]
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Top Three House Cleaning Tips

House cleaning isn’t a favorite activity, but these three tips will help keep your home clean and comfortable. The Oven No one likes cleaning the oven, it’s one of the most dreaded cleaning jobs in the house but it’s one that still has to be done. If you run a busy household and have a [...]
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Seven Not-so-Difficult Ways to Live More Sustainably

Living sustainably means developing habits and making lifestyle choices that are consistent with protecting and maintaining the Earth’s ecological balance. This may sound like a lofty and intimidating goal, but sustainable living is really about making small, manageable choices and developing good, environmentally conscious habits. In fact, making a difference in one’s environmental footprint is [...]
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The Future in Kitchen and Bath Technologies

Just like clockwork, once a year the kitchen and bath industry converges on a city to showcase all of the new products which are to be introduced over the next year. This year the city was Las Vegas, and the product offering showcased was in line with the glitz and glamour of the city. There [...]
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Energy Efficiency When Heating and Cooling Your Home

With rising fuel prices and the desire to want to cut down on your environmental impact, purchasing a new furnace or air conditioner may seem counter intuitive, but it can actually help you save money on fuel while also allowing you to help the environment. Variable Speed Fans Efficiencies in new heating and cooling equipment is at [...]
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Air Conditioning & Indoor Air Quality: Achieving Cleaner Air in Your Home

Indoor air quality – and how your air conditioner affects it – should be a common concern since the average American spends the majority of their time inside their home, office, or other interiors. Indoor air quality is typically 2-4 times more polluted then the outdoor air even with a clean air conditioning filter. In [...]