Recent Green Living Articles

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How to Approach Home Improvement like a Millennial

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 11, 2015

It's a fascinating phenomenon. Even though millennials are the youngest entrants into the real estate marketplace, they make up more than a third of home buyers. And that's taking into...


Add an Electric Heater to Your Bathroom: Cozy and Cheap

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 08, 2015

Kudos to you if you're trying to turn down your home thermostat a notch or two as the weather grows cooler. The result will be a win-win -- saving energy and reducing your utility bills....

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8 Mistakes to Avoid for the Happiest Houseplants

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 01, 2015

OK, here's the dirt on houseplants (yes, pun intended). They look lovely, add interest to your color scheme, and even help to purify the air of your home. However, you've got to remember...

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Streamline Your Fall Home Maintenance Routine

Posted by Laura Firszt | Oct 01, 2015

Just when you're recovering from summer vacation, along comes fall. This is traditionally the busy season, when squirrels are hard at work gathering nuts for the winter and human beings...

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Vavoom! DIY Bathroom Vanity from Salvaged Furniture

Posted by Laura Firszt | Sep 29, 2015

Looking for just the right vanity for your bath or powder room? So many of the builder's grade or big-box store variety of vanities are -- let's face it -- pretty "blah." If you'd like...