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29 Top Energy-Smart Tips for Kitchen Appliances

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 26, 2014

Looking to save energy when you use the most common appliances in your kitchen? Here’s a complete collection of the best tips we've found. Most of them are low or no cost, to...


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Enjoy Good Healthy Fun with No-VOC Paints

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 25, 2014

You've probably heard of the dangers of decorating your home with paint high in volatile organic compounds which off-gas toxins harmful to human health. But what about the supplies...


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13 Awesome Advantages of Aluminum Decks

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 25, 2014

Strong, weather resistant, lightweight, and surprisingly eco-friendly, aluminum has been widely utilized in both commercial and residential construction projects for many years. A relatively...


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Organize a Greener Closet Today

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 24, 2014

Organizing is the “in” thing as we all try to make our lives greener and simpler. And the first place we generally look to improve is the state of our closets. No matter...


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How to Find – and Use – Hidden Storage Space

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 21, 2014

In desperate need of more room to stash your stuff? You’re not alone. Approximately half of home improvement projects in the US focus on increasing available storage. Here’s...


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Watch Out for Undetected Water Leaks

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 21, 2014

Sometimes it’s impossible to ignore the fact that you have a water leak in your home’s plumbing system. A torrent gushing from a burst pipe is an obvious sign. But other...


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Why Natural Is Not Always Healthier

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 20, 2014

With the pressures of daily life today, health-conscious folk are trying to fuel themselves with the most nutritious, safest foods. But before you reach for that tempting-looking package...


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Fresh Facts About Water

Posted by Laura Firszt | Aug 19, 2014

This basic fact is well known: water is an essential component of human health. But why do we need it, how much is enough, and how can we ensure we’re getting the right amount?...