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If you’re tuned into the ongoing conversation about recycling and water use reduction in the United States, you may be familiar with the term greywater. But even if you’ve heard it before, you may still be wondering, “What is greywater?” In short, greywater is used water from your...

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Wind has become one of the most commonly harnessed sources of alternative power—and for good reason. Small wind turbines use the wind to create power for your home, lowering your electric bills along with your carbon footprint. For a homeowner willing...

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Most people view spring cleaning as a primarily indoor activity, but after the inconstant weather conditions that autumn and winter subject your house to, there’s quite a bit of work to be done outside as well. The list of spring home maintenance tips below will help you...

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Spring is finally in the air, and many homeowners consider it the ideal season to thoroughly clean their homes, a process fondly—or resentfully—referred to as spring cleaning. While a spick-and-span home is certainly refreshing after all the chaos of the holiday season, your...

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If you’ve had trouble with an older refrigerator, HVAC system, or even the air conditioning system in an older vehicle, you may be familiar with some of the problems associated with refrigerants. Refrigerants are substances that boil at negative temperatures and that are then...

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Do-it-yourself home energy audits require a little time, ingenuity, and know-how. Part one of this blog listed six, key, energy-efficiency areas that should be checked. But testing your home is just the first step of the process. In order to truly reap the benefits of a home energy...

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A home energy audit is an absolute necessity for homeowners who are interested in saving money, helping the environment, and creating a more comfortable home. With a few tools and a little know-how, homeowners can perform their own energy audit...

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Many people think energy savings can only be made with pricey upgrades to your insulation and windows, but this is not the case. Small changes in the way you live day to day inside your home can whittle down your bills without much cost or effort on your part...

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There is a growing emphasis on “green” materials and practices in today’s building industry, and for good reason. There are over seven billion people on our planet, and we all have to share a limited amount of resources. If you’re contemplating building a new home or starting...

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Brick has served as one of the most durable and attractive building materials for thousands of years. Homeowners today are drawn to brickwork for its classic look, relatively low need for maintenance, and hardy resilience against the elements. Like all things, though, brick...

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