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Garage Insulation: The Surprising Energy Saver

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 27, 2015

At an average size of 400 square feet, your garage is an important part of your property. Not only does it shelter your vehicle from extremes of weather and would-be thieves, it most...


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Get Rid of Dust Mites FAQs

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 27, 2015

A-h-h-h-choo! If you start sniffling, wheezing, and explosively sneezing when you find yourself in a dusty room, chances are you've got a dust allergy. And if you have a dust allergy,...


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White Noise for Reduced Stress and Better Sleep

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 26, 2015

Do you ever experience: 1) trouble drifting off to dreamland or staying asleep, 2) an inability to concentrate on studying or writing, or 3) disturbance due to neighbors' late-night...


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10 Tips for Safer Paint Stripping

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 21, 2015

For a successful repainting project, it's important to start with the removal of old paint that has peeled, chipped, or bubbled. However, in the past, products designed to strip paint...


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12 Ways Ceiling Fans Keep You Comfortable and Save Cash

Posted by Laura Firszt | Apr 13, 2015

Ceiling fans are back in a big way (and according to some folks, they never really left). These inexpensive, energy-efficient cooling devices are good-looking and may be installed easily...