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    How To Recycle Electronics

    How to Recycle Your Old Electronics

    From TVs that become obsolete as soon as a larger, thinner model comes out, to phones that seem designed to kick the bucket as soon as the contract expires, today’s technology is made to be replaced. It seems that if there’s an...
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    How To Kill Weeds Naturally

    Weeds seem to appear out of nowhere. Then, before you know it, they’re everywhere—surrounding your landscape plants, popping up between cracks in your driveway and choking out your garden vegetables. Most homeowners take ...
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    DIY Energy Audit: 5 Simple Steps for Big Savings

    Homes can waste energy in a number of ways – ranging from drafty windows to improper insulation. Energy losses aren’t always easy to spot, but they can result in drastically increased energy bills. These home energy audit steps...
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    Air Quality
     
    HVAC air filters

    HVAC Air Filters Work Hard, Change Them Often

    As temperatures dip lower every day, furnaces begin to work overtime, and HVAC air filters get dirty more quickly. If you haven’t cleaned or replaced your furnace filter lately, now is a good time to check on it. Blocked filter...
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    Consumer Electronics
     
    How To Recycle Electronics

    How to Recycle Your Old Electronics

    From TVs that become obsolete as soon as a larger, thinner model comes out, to phones that seem designed to kick the bucket as soon as the contract expires, today’s technology is made to be replaced. It seems that if there’s an...
  •  
    Gardens
     

    How To Kill Weeds Naturally

    Weeds seem to appear out of nowhere. Then, before you know it, they’re everywhere—surrounding your landscape plants, popping up between cracks in your driveway and choking out your garden vegetables. Most homeowners take ...
  •  
    Green Living
     

    DIY Energy Audit: 5 Simple Steps for Big Savings

    Homes can waste energy in a number of ways – ranging from drafty windows to improper insulation. Energy losses aren’t always easy to spot, but they can result in drastically increased energy bills. These home energy audit steps...
  •  
    Air Quality
     
    HVAC air filters

    HVAC Air Filters Work Hard, Change Them Often

    As temperatures dip lower every day, furnaces begin to work overtime, and HVAC air filters get dirty more quickly. If you haven’t cleaned or replaced your furnace filter lately, now is a good time to check on it. Blocked filter...

 
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Gardens
 

Lawn Plants for Shady Sites

Shade can spell trouble for lawns and gardens. Lack of sun can keep many plants from ever reaching their full potential. If you have a spot under a tree, beside a fence or on the shady side of your house where nothing seems to ...
 

 
Maintenance & Repairs
 

8 Tips to Prevent and Stop Plumbing Leaks

Few household problems are as costly, inconvenient and downright aggravating as water damage. Plumbing leaks are one of the leading causes of water damage, but they can be prevented and stopped with a few simple measures. 1. Fi...
 

 
 
Home Security
 

DIY Home Security Check in 5 Simple Steps

Having a professional security system installed is a great way to keep your home safe, but it shouldn’t necessarily be the first step. Before you invest in home security, conduct your own security check, beginning with inspecti...
 

 
Flooring
 

Floor Cleaning Tips for Vinyl, Hardwood and Tile

Tile, hardwood and vinyl floors are fairly clean and low-maintenance compared to carpet, collecting less dust and not requiring the constant vacuuming demanded by thick shag. Still, a little bit of cleaning will always be requi...
 

 
 
Floods
 

Drying Out and Moving On After Water Damage

Floods, burst pipes and severe storms can all cause a variety of water damage in homes, and while steps can be taken to lessen the impact, water damage is not always easy to prevent. If you find yourself trying to dry out, thes...