Five tips for creating a stadium-style lawn in your own backyard

April 10, 2012 by · Comments Off on Five tips for creating a stadium-style lawn in your own backyard
Filed under: Green Home Remodeling, Green Living, Landscaping 

lawn care(ARA) – With summer on the horizon, families will be heading to backyards across the country for picnics, sports games and to simply soak up the sun. A lush green lawn is the perfect setting for these activities and will be the envy of the neighborhood. How does one achieve that well-manicured, stadium-style lawn?

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Simple home improvement projects that lower utility costs

September 22, 2011 by · Comments Off on Simple home improvement projects that lower utility costs
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Do-It-Yourself, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Home Remodeling, Green Living, Green Remodeling, Home Improvement, Simple Home Improvements, Skylights 

energy savingsWho doesn’t want to save up on utility charges this year? However, did you ever think about various popular energy saving home improvements such as substituting regular bulbs with energy efficient bulbs or insulating the old hot water heater?
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Home ‘eco’-nomics

Consumers re-evaluate what ‘green’ really means in the economic downturn (ARA) – Of the 13 recessions since the Great Depression, none has presented a combination of length, breadth and depth more significant than that of the current economic downturn. However, there is a bit of a bright spot among all of the doom and gloom. But perhaps it should be called a “green” spot.

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Seeing green through new energy efficient windows

(ARA) – Now that spring is here, many homeowners are thinking about remodeling projects that will improve the home this season and year-round. Whether you’re planning a few do-it-yourself improvements or a major renovation, it’s important to think “green.” One way to enhance the beauty and comfort of your home while saving on energy is by installing highly energy efficient windows.

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A big and small energy saver for each room of your house

October 20, 2010 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Green Living 

(ARA) – Saving the environment can be an overwhelming task. With everything in the news about how to make your home more energy efficient, it’s easy to become bewildered when thinking about all the improvements you could make. But there’s no need to worry, as you don’t have to make your home into a model for green living all at once.

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Solar Roof Tiles – Going Green and Saving Thousands

The price of utilities has drastically increased over the last decade and will continue to rise in the foreseeable future as many sources are becoming scarce.    Electricity is something that everyone uses, and we are willing to spend ridiculous amounts each month to use it.  Homeowners who are looking to reduce cost need to address the problem with electricity.   One approach in reducing your electric bill is by using renewable energy through installing solar roof tiles.

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Weekend home upgrades: fast, affordable fix-ups

May 31, 2009 by · Comments Off on Weekend home upgrades: fast, affordable fix-ups
Filed under: Budget-friendly, Curb Appeal, Eco-Friendly, Energy Efficiency, Exterior, Green Living, Home Decorating, Lighting 

(ARA) – With today’s falling home prices, one family’s well-worn dwelling can quickly become another’s dream “starter” home. Interest rates are at historic lows, meaning buyers can get more house than they could a year ago for the same monthly mortgage payment, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

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The Good News: Bath Remodels Remain Tops for ROI and Enjoyment

(ARA) – National foreclosure statistics can be downright frightening – until you realize that despite record increases in foreclosure rates, the majority of American homeowners are still making their mortgage payments.

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