February brings ice, which can accumulate on your roof, causing an ice dam. Clean your gutters, and check your roof for any shingle damage. If you have a steam boiler system, February is a good time to check the steam boiler system and make sure it is working properly. Some home improvement projects may earn you tax credits, and if you have added insulation, replaced windows or added heating and cooling equipment, you may qualify for tax credits. Finally, store firewood away from structures, so you don't invite termites to have a munch fest on your existing structures.
Find out ten easy improvements to help heat your apartment or other rental property that will make heating your apartment easy and warm
To make it to the finish line in the marathon of Thanksgiving leftovers, your refrigerator must be up to the challenge of properly preserving all that extra food. Here’s how to give your fridge an efficiency boost for the holidays.
Find out how green features like water saving fixtures and energy efficient windows can help sell a house. Showing sustainable features gives home sellers a leg up in a competitive market
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Tips to save money on your energy bills by getting home energy audits. A home energy audit can be performed for free by a utility company or by a trained, licensed technician for a fee. A technician will walk through your new or older home and help you determine the best way to make your home energy tight.
Water conservation refers to reducing the usage of water and recycling of waste water. Check out WaterSense labeling program that signals super water-saving solutions.
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The concept of a Smart Home is increasingly popular, and it’s a big part of the next generation of home improvement. We’re starting to see more connected products with features that save time and money by making homes work smarter. Two things that are top of mind for many homeowners and even renters: conserving water and energy; and home security.
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