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Laundry Rooms

If your washer or dryer is ten or more years old, now’s probably a good time to consider replacing it. Not only will you be heading off inevitable breakdowns and costly repairs in the coming months or years, but you’ll be taking an opportunity to actually put money back into the very pockets...

High Quality Bedding: Egyptian Cotton, Bamboo, or Silk?

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the key foundations of health and wellbeing.  If you’ve resolved to take better care of yourself and improve your quality of life, you’d be wise to upgrade your quality of sleep.

One way to get better rest is by investing in high-quality, organic ...

Doors

If you’re considering an energy efficient exterior door, now is the time to take action. There are new  tax incentives for homeowners who replace older, less efficient doors with an energy efficient entry door. You could get a tax credit – up to $1,500 per household - for energy efficient...

Building and Remodeling

Unlike many other investments, your home can actually make money for you. Some home renovations however, pay better than others.  Here are three ways to manage an uptick in cash flow during an economic downturn.

Get paid for energy-efficient home improvements:  You can earn up to $500 in...
Bathroom Remodeling

Heating water for your home is the second most expensive utility bill you’ll pay. Only heating and cooling your home cost more. The best way to save money on hot water is to get the most energy efficient water heater you can.  If you’ve been thinking about replacing your water heater with...

Green Home, Saving Energy

Heating an apartment is the single biggest energy expenditure during winter.  But while home owners can do things like purchase new energy efficient heating systems, renters don't have the same options to improve heat in a home they don't own.  Or do they? 

Renters can actually make several...