Archive for February, 2017

6 Ways to Lower Your Utility Bill

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If you are like most people, you are always looking for ways to save money. Finding ways to lower your utility bills is probably high on your list of things that you would like to do. Luckily, there are some fairly straightforward ways to do just that.

  1. Have a look around your kitchen. Most people understand that upgrading their kitchen appliances is often a good way to use less energy. If you want to lower your utility bills, your kitchen should be your first place to look. If you have not gotten a new refrigerator in a long time, you may want to look into that. Newer models can save up to 50% of the energy that were used by those that were built 15 years ago. If you replace your dishwasher, oven and microwave with Energy Star rates appliances, the savings can be remarkable.
  2. Look at

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7 Tips to Get the Right Company to Put in Your Kitchen Cabinetry

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If you are considering any kind of kitchen remodeling project, you are not alone. In the United States alone, there are more than 7.6 million homeowners who will embark on such a remodeling job every year. One of the reasons these remodeling jobs are so popular is that they add a lot of value to a home. Before you set about getting new kitchen cabinetry put in or having a new kitchen design implemented, you need to find the right company to handle the job. You do not want to leave the job of remodeling kitchen cabine

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How The Second Leading Cause Of Lung Cancer Goes Undetected In American Homes

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Your health is important. Whatever steps you need to take in order to keep yourself and your family members safe, it’s imperative you take them. One of the most common contributing issues to poor lung health in the United States outside of environmental pollution and daily habits such as smoking is that of radon exposure, a harmful chemical that can exist almost undetected and wreak havoc on the health of nearby residents.

Where Does Radon Come From?

Although radon is a gas that occurs naturally, it’s not safe for human exposure and can have devastating short-term and long-term consequences if not removed. One of its most notable qualities is its lack of odor or color, able to sneak by undetected in the average American home and affect residents, animals and the envir

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Three Reasons Why You Should Buy On The Outer Banks

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Buying a home — especially a property meant primarily for vacationing — can be nerve-wracking at first. It’s one thing to buy a house in the place where you primarily live, another entirely to consider a beach property. Yet many people are talking to their realtors about properties on the Outer Banks for just this reason. Why? For one thing, it’s becoming trend to own a condo on the Outer Banks. For another thing, many buyers are realizing that they don’t have to wait a long time before buying a the vacation house or condo of their dreams — in 2014, the average first-time home buyer was 31, while the typical repeat buyer was 53. Hardly what we’d call ancient! That same year,

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Tips for Easy Packing and Moving

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Moving is a large task that requires a lot of planning and physical labor. Yet despite the difficulties of moving, most people will do it multiple times throughout their life. Many do not have a choice, and move because of career moves. Properly planning for a large move can make it easier and can ensure that you are able to find your belongings during the move. It can also prepare you for future moves, making the entire moving process as effortless as possible. Tips for packing and moving can be the difference between an effortless move and an unorganized and stressful move.

Box items by new room
Most people are aware that boxing household items by room is the best way to pack. However, many people fail to box their household items based on the new rooms in their

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