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17 Facts About Natural Cedar Roofs

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 24, 2014

Traditional cedarwood roofs are most notable for their striking natural good looks. However, beyond their beauty, they offer a whole host of practical advantages -- eco-friendliness,...


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Know Your HVAC System Components and How They Work

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 23, 2014

An efficient HVAC system is important to the comfort of your family throughout the seasons of the year, because this climate control device is responsible for Heating, Ventilating,...


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There's a Lot to Love about Little Free Libraries

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 19, 2014

Little Free Libraries, those idiosyncratic book repositories, are springing up all over. Although many people claim that they look like birdhouses, I find the small cabinets more reminiscent...


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How Cold Indoor Temperatures Can Harm Your Health

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 19, 2014

Baby it's cold inside! When winter comes along, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends indoor temperatures of at least 64 degrees F, and raises that to 70 degrees for households...


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Porcelain or Ceramic Tile -- Which Is for You?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Nov 18, 2014

Do you think that porcelain and ceramic tile are essentially the same? Well, you may be surprised to find that they are not. Although both are manufactured of similar ingredients using...