Late summer to early fall is the perfect time of year for home maintenance projects. In fact, we like to call this the Goldilocks season, not...
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If you think you can skip winterizing your house or apartment just because you rent, think again. Your rental can have just as many energy-wasting leaks as any other home, and sealing it up for winter just makes sense.
Windows typically need the most attention, so check every window frame for...
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...
Green home improvements make it possible to be kind to the earth while improving your own quality of living through energy savings, lower water bills, and a more pleasant indoor environment. Consider the following ways to go green with home improvements.
Winterizing your vacation home is an important step to make sure that it stays cozy and secure as outdoor temperatures dip. Failing to winterize your home can result in problems like water leaks, bursting pipes, structural damage and invading pests or rodents.
Here's how to winterize your home...
Knowing how to insulate and seal drafts in your house is the best way to keep energy bills down.
Improving your home’s energy efficiency with insulation, caulk and weather stripping not only keeps it warm and comfortable, but also leads to reduced energy use and heating bills that can dip by...