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Why You Should Consider Installing a Dual-Flush Toliet

In Featured, Green Building, Home Improvement On September 16, 2013 Comments Off on Why You Should Consider Installing a Dual-Flush Toliet

American homes are notorious for wasting water. It seems not much thought is given to leaving the water running while brushing your teeth or taking an hour-long shower…. Read More »

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Ceiling Fans Can Help Reduce Your Energy Costs

In Featured, Furnishings, Home Improvement On August 5, 2013 0 Comments

Everyone who lives in a climate that gets over 80° is interested in reducing energy costs.  Installing a ceiling fan is one way that you can save some… Read More »

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Are Your Curtains Eco-Friendly?

In Featured, Home Decor On May 31, 2013 0 Comments

 Like upholstery, drapery fabrics can be made of either natural fibers like cotton, linen, silk, and wool, or petroleum-based synthetics like polyester, nylon, and rayon. Try to avoid… Read More »

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Is Your Water Heater Draining Your Wallet?

In Featured, Green Building, Home Design, Home Improvement On May 9, 2013 0 Comments

Many people are surprised to learn that heating domestic water is the third largest energy expense consumed in households. Therefore using a more eco-friendly water heater will help… Read More »

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4 Ways to Make Your Air Conditioner Greener

In Featured, Home Improvement On April 27, 2013 0 Comments

Green air conditioning is becoming more widespread as air conditioner manufacturers phase out ozone-depleting refrigerants in their products in order to meet new government regulations. A number of… Read More »

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Designing for the Senses

In Featured, Home Decor On April 13, 2013 0 Comments

Successful interior decorating takes into account the entire human experience. A great way to personalize your house and make it a home is to incorporate some of the… Read More »

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The Easiest Way to Conserve Water and Save Money

In Eco Tips, Furnishings, Home Design, Home Improvement On February 28, 2013 0 Comments

With a lot of the country in a serious drought (Kansas, Texas, Nebraska just to name a few), it is nice to know that the average consumer can… Read More »

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Where to Find Eco-Friendly Beverage Glasses

In By Topic, Home Decor On December 14, 2011 0 Comments

Handmade in Colombia of recycled glass from old car windows, these eco-friendly stemless beverage glasses are super sturdy and make great conversation pieces. The thick glass also has… Read More »

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3 Great Ways to Recycle Wine Bottles

In Articles, Home Decor, Recycling On November 26, 2011 0 Comments

Most of us have played the role of party host and then noticed an array of empty wine bottles left around the house in the aftermath. Sure, you… Read More »

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Green Materials to Use for Home Improvement

In By Topic, Home Improvement On November 8, 2011 0 Comments

In need of a new look for the inside of your home? Widespread concern regarding pollution and the conservation of natural resources has prompted more homeowners to consider… Read More »