You might’ve heard the words geothermal, hyrdopower, biomass, wind prsolar, and asked yourself: what are they? Simply put, they’re a group of renewable energy resources known as clean energy. These sources of energy expel zero emissions, unlike coal or oil, and are just as efficient and in most cases more efficient than their fossil fuel counterparts.

One of the most well-known source of renewable energy greets us every day when it shines its light over our hills, mountains and valleys: the sun. But how can an enormous ball of plasma give us energy 93 million miles away?

In two words: nuclear fusion. The sun releases energy in the form of photons. Those photons travel about 8 minutes in space before finally falling on our planet. Solar energy is “raining down” on us, and the invention of solar panels are built specifically to capture this precious energy source.

How Do Solar Panels Work?


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According to surveys taken by the National Association of Home Builders, bathroom and kitchen remodeling are the most commonly requested renovations in the United States. Both of these projects are proven to have the potential for over 80% return on investment (ROI) upon completion. Therefore, when considering interior remodeling projects, the kitchen and bathroom are important, especially if your home will be going in the market in the near future.

Start with Kitchen Remodeling

Considering the amount of return that you will gain from remodeling your kitchen, it is one of the best places to start when the decision is made to start some renovations. It is important to remember that the kitchen is also an important room to take care of when renovating your home. It can add great value and appeal in many ways:

  1. Just over three-quarters of homeowners update the kitchen in a renovation project.
  2. A 2016 study showed that almost 90% of homeowners hired a contract

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Every home is built upon a foundation, and there are some common models for residential foundations throughout the United States. The foundation will be a tough piece of hardware, but sometimes, foundation failure may occur, and commercial foundation repair may be needed. Contractors can be hired to do nearly anything on a foundation, from fixing leaking walls in a basement to drainage services to get rid of standing water. Crawlspaces offer room for contractors to effect residential foundation repair from underneath, which may be highly convenient. A number of issues may threaten a home’s foundation, not the least of which are earthquakes and flooding. But foundation repair teams and drainage services can be hired to take care of these problems. What might a homeowner expect with their foundation?

Types of Foundations

Four major and common models of foundation may be considered. One of them is the slab model, arguably the simplest of these four. A number of modern homes

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