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Bad Plumbing Can Be Expensive

If you’re looking to save money, there are a lot of things you can do to cut down on your costs. For example, buying food from a grocery store and preparing dinner at home instead of going out to eat every night will save you money, as will cutting out all those Starbucks soy lattes [...]
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The Benefits of a Storage Footstool

When it comes to choosing a new suite of furniture for your living room, you will find that there are many options available.  You can go for a sofa with chairs, a corner sofa, a three and a two-seater sofa or any combination you prefer.  These days, one of the more popular items you can [...]
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How is Solar Power Made?

Solar power is arguably an everyday household name.  The use of the sun’s rays for energy is nothing new or cutting edge, although the methods used for collection and solar power testing are constantly being updated. But have you ever stopped to wonder how it works? How do you turn simple heat that has been [...]
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Why Should You Use Solar Energy?

Why Solar? Many believe that harnessing the sun’s power is the future of sustainable energy production. Although the initial costs can be quite high, photovoltaic technology is starting to become more affordable and increasingly commonplace in new building developments. Businesses, companies and individuals are becoming more aware of their carbon footprints, and are willing to [...]
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5 Tips for Building a Shed on Your Property

Building a shed is a great way to both add value to your home and have a space for extra storage.  Whether you are using it for lawn and garden equipment or just need a little outbuilding to keep some supplies, a well-built shed can last as many years as your home if it is [...]
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Lower Cost Solar Energy Thanks to New Technology

Solar energy is an attractive, eco-friendly option to many homeowners. Many though have backed away due to high installation costs. Newer technologies are now arising to make solar power a more accessible option to homeowners. If you are looking to install some solar panels on your roof, you might wonder if now is the time, [...]
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The Pros and Cons of Having a Piano In Your Home

An acoustic piano can bring great joy to a household — filling it with music and antiquity. It can also be a cumbersome object that gets in the way and an added household expense. Anyone thinking about investing in a piano has a number of considerations to work through before making a purchase. The Good [...]
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Squirrel-Proof Bird Feeder Success Tips

If you live in the U.S., chances are you’ve got squirrels running around your backyard. While fun to watch, they can be a real nuisance, especially if you’re a bird lover. Squirrels can easily ransack bird feeders, leaving them empty of both seed and bird visitors. And then there’s the squirrel proof bird feeder, which [...]
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Three Steps to a Multisensory Outdoor Living Space

Outdoor living spaces provide unique opportunities for relaxing and entertaining. One of the major benefits of being outdoors is the multi-sensory experience. Before choosing enhancements for your outdoor living area, study the sensory experience that already exists. Spend time in the space at the different times of day that you will be using it to [...]
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Install Flat Roofs with Style and Sustainability

If you’re thinking about installing one of the new energy efficient flat roofs for your home or place of business, there are many different factors you should consider. You may think you’ll have an easy choice if you already know you want a flat roof and you know you want to be energy efficient. The [...]