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April, 2012

  • 20 April

    Top Ways To Renovate Your Home Without Breaking The Bank

    If you are a homeowner, there are a couple of home improvements that you should consider doing as soon as possible. After all, you want to make your home as beautiful and comfortable as you possibly can. Remodeling the Kitchen This is something that should always be considered when it …

  • 19 April

    Plants that Improve Landscape and Home Security

    Home invasions are becoming fairly common these days and the scary thing is that most of these crimes are committed by young and inexperienced people. They are called by authorities as “opportunity criminals” because they search for residences that are easy to burglarize, preferring these to properties that seem more …

  • 19 April

    A Quick Look At The Latest In Residential Glass Technology

    The use of glass has been ubiquitous in homes for hundreds of years and its easy to take even the most innovative use of glass for granted. Behind the scenes, however, the glass industry has been developing at breakneck speed with new and exciting technologies being developed and released to …

  • 18 April

    Give Your Kitchen The Gift Of LED This Earth Day

    How will you celebrate Earth Day on April 22? Planting a tree? Riding your bike to work? Many people search for a meaningful way to How about reducing your ecological footprint year-round by switching to LED lighting? “LED” stands for Light Emitting Diode, and it’s an ultra-efficient light source. In …

  • 18 April

    The Less Obvious Tips on Choosing a Mattress

    There’s no limit to the kind of mattresses there are now on the market. The variety, different makes all the factors to consider can make it quite confusing: springs or foam, no-flip or pillow-tops and do you really need a bed stand? To make it all a lot simpler, check …

March, 2012

  • 13 March

    Energy Efficiency Upgrades Pay Off at Tax Time

    Now that you have upgraded your home in the newest energy efficiency materials and have already reaped the rewards of lower monthly bills, there is yet another reward in store for you; this time from the federal government. The nonbusiness energy property credit, through the Residential Energy Credits program, is …

  • 6 March

    3 Reasons to Rent Out Your House Rather Than Sell It

    Why You Should Be A Landlord Today’s real estate market is an extraordinarily hostile environment for individuals looking to sell their properties at a good price and in a reasonable length of time. Low demand coupled with high supply has led to some of the most depressed real estate prices …

February, 2012

  • 24 February

    7 Inexpensive Ways to Upgrade Your Home for Resale

    It’s one of undeniable facts of life that we end up taking care of all those little fix-it and facelift projects right before we put our homes up for sale and with today’s ultra-tight resale market, getting those jobs done is more important than ever.   I don’t know how …

  • 19 February

    Nanonext Fire Protection Wood

    Nanonext Fire Protection Wood prevents combustion of wood and wood materials on interior building surfaces. The company originates in the United Kingdom and they also specialize in other fire retardant and sealant products. Nanonext Fire Protection Wood offers a quick way to safeguard wood surfaces with easy application and clean-up. …

January, 2012

  • 29 January

    Add Value to your Building & Save in Construction Costs

    A curtain wall is the exterior envelope of a high rise residential, office, commercial, government building that serves to “wrap” a buildingand its interior and present an attractive outer facade. Keeping out the weather, curtain wall consists of an aluminum-framed panel system that is pre-assembled. Materials used in these panels are typically stone, glass, or a …

  • 25 January

    How to Build a Greenhouse

    Many people today are learning about how to build a greenhouse in their backyards. Some are doing it to enjoy gardening for a hobby, others are doing it for profit and then there are those who just want to save money on their vegetables, herbs and even some fruits. Are …

  • 11 January

    5 Low and High-tech Ways to Make Your Home Greener and Leaner

    As homeowners, we all want to do our part to reduce energy consumption. And we all want to save money in the process. But in a world bombarded by “green” tips and technologies, it’s hard to know where to begin to really start making a difference. Fortunately, there are a …