Archive for October, 2014

How to Find the Best High Efficiency Toilet for Your Home

Builders tubs

Going “green” is in. More and more homeowners are becoming aware of the importance of installing environmentally-friendly fixtures and appliances in their home in order to save money, as well as reducing their carbon footprint in an effort to protect the environment.

By far, the main source of water use in your home is the toilet. This may seem surprising, however, consider how much your toilet is used by members of your household each day. Toilets account for nearly 30% of a typical home’s indoor water usage. Compared to modern toilets, an older toilet can use as much as 6 gallons of water per flush, leading to a major source of wasted water and additional expense.

This, along with increasing environmental awareness and concern, has c

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4 Things to Look for When Hiring a Lawn Care Professional

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In the United States, it is estimated that there are approximately 40.5 million acres of residential and commercial lawn and over $30 billion dollars will be spent each year for lawn maintenance. With $30 billion dollars being spent a year, customers will want to ensure they get the best work on their lawn. Here are four important lawn care tips that will make finding the perfect lawn care professional a seamless experience.

Choose a lawn care company that can offer a variety of services. Chances are, if you need some lawn work done, you won’t just hire someone to mow your lawn and not trim your hedges, remove tree stumps, and provide sprinkler services. You are going to want every part of your lawn looking immaculate and getting professional lawn care with several services available will guarante

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Beyond the Panel The Necessities of Solar Electricity

Solar panel tracker

So your business has decided to invest in solar panels! Congratulations! While solar electricity is gaining in popularity, not many people understand the elements needed to make a quality solar panel system useable. Since you’ve already made the decision to utilize solar electricity for your business, your next step is to determine what type of solar mounting systems work best for the environment you will be using them in.

When installing solar panels, mounting systems are an integral part of the process. Mounting systems serve the purpose of holding the solar panels in p

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How to Identify Problems with Home HVAC Units

Looking for trane equipment

How can you tell if your HVAC system is in need of repair or on its way out? Here are a few trouble signs for each component of your system:

Indoor Air Conditioner

Your indoor air conditioner will usually tell you to look into home air conditioning repair by making considerably more noise than usual during normal operations. Typically, an increase of noise means that your air conditioner is working much harder than it should to produce cool air. A drop in efficiency is also a sign that you should look into home air conditioning repair. You can check this by keeping track of your energy co

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Shopping Smart Finding Expensive Furniture at a Price You Can Afford

Affordable contemporary furniture

The average price to furnish a living room completely is 15,630 dollars – but you can do better. The beauty of the internet is the gift of living room furniture ideas. No matter how high end your tastes are, buying furniture online is the best bet for finding deals on affordable contemporary furniture, modern classic furniture, and everything in between, and for generating ideas to help you do so.

Shopping for furniture online can be overwhelming, so start by narrowing down the site you want to use. First, consider reading

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