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From Trash to Toys: 6 Creative Repurposing Projects

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 05, 2015

Question: How can you help reduce the load on our country's landfills while providing your children (or grandchildren) with toys that are fun, sturdy, and stimulating to their sense...


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8 Burning Questions about Solar Panels

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 03, 2015

Q. How can the solar panel manufacturing process be greened? A. The basic function of solar panels -- collection of light energy from the sun in the form of photons and conversion...


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Disabled Access Remodel AKA Universal Design

Posted by Laura Firszt | Mar 01, 2015

Universal design is one of the most important trends in residential construction and home improvement today. Also known as disabled access or visitability, this type of design allows...


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Restoring Your Home after a Storm

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 22, 2015

Anyone whose home has ever been hit by a ferocious rain shower, hail storm, or snow fall, or felt the impact of a hurricane, knows the havoc these forces of nature can wreak. In the...


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11 Easy Tips for Natural Tooth Care

Posted by Laura Firszt | Feb 19, 2015

How to keep your teeth clean and bright and your breath smelling sweet? Regular brushing and flossing are essential, of course, but there’s even more you can do. Whether you’re...