How to Avoid Bed Bugs

How to Avoid Bed Bugs

This was written by Karen Barnes. Though many people today may believe bed bugs are just a myth, the fact is the pests have been making a major comeback in recent years. The problem has become so prevalent the Environmental Protection Agency has actually created a website to track the number of reports around the […]

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How to Replace the Water Filter in your Refrigerator

How to Replace the Water Filter in your Refrigerator

This was written by Felicia Baratz-Savage of Eat Breathe Blog. The in-door water and ice dispenser in your refrigerator makes it easy to drink clean, refreshing water without the cost of bottled water or the hassle of recycling all those plastic containers.GARD Pro Not Registered Though they do last a long time, eventually the filter […]

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Home Improvement Tips to Cut Down on Water Waste

Home Improvement Tips to Cut Down on Water Waste

This was written by Kelli Cooper of APM Buildings. We take our natural resources for granted, thinking that they could never possibly run out. Nothing could be further from the truth and over the next several years, dozens of states are expected to face water shortages. The push to be more environmentally friendly is getting stronger […]

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Green Cleaning Supplies

7 Ways You Can Help Save the Planet

This guest post is by Edwin Chan of Innovative Surface Solutions. There are many things that can be done to reduce our carbon footprint and be “green,” such as recycling all items which can be recycled, composting our food scraps, and riding our bicycles more instead of starting the car. Those things are just the […]

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7 Environmentally Friendly Home Improvement Tips

7 Environmentally Friendly Home Improvement Tips

This guest post is by Kelli Cooper of Accent Building Products. There are lots of ways to be a better friend to the environment that can start right in your own home.  If you are looking to make some improvements around your abode, consider the following tips that will help you be more ‘’green.’’ All of […]

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Green Lessons from Olympics

Learn Green Lessons from Olympics

This guest post is by Manoj of Rugsandblinds.com. There are lots of lessons you need to learn from the 2012 London Olympic Games, the first being the lesson of sustainability. The LOCOG has made every attempt to make the Olympic Games completely sustainable. Here is how you can get inspired from the Olympic Games and […]

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Eco Friendly Security Measures

Eco Friendly Security Measures

This guest post is by Dan Joleys of www.rollershutterdoorsonline.co.uk. With the cost of energy and electricity rising year on year, more and more people are looking at various ways to reduce these spiralling costs.GARD Pro Not Registered When looking to make these improvements, most homeowners automatically think of the obvious solutions such as installing loft […]

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A First Hand Account of Second-Hand Shops

A First Hand Account of Second-Hand Shops

This guest post is by Jonathan Pierce of business electricity. I love shopping second hand, for many reasons.  The thrill of hunting through boxes of tat to find an interesting item, the history imbued in a well-thumbed vintage paperback or antique map that lends the item a substance and gravitas that new items just don’t […]

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Green Home Buying and Renovation

10 Useful Tips and Terms for Green Home Buying and Renovation

This guest post is by Robert Tutolo of Total Mortgage. As the dominant species on this planet, we as human beings have a responsibility to preserve and protect all other forms of life to the best of our ability. We are expanding at such a rapid pace that we generally tend to neglect the world […]

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Reduce Electric Bills Using Solar Shading Solutions

Reduce Electric Bills Using Solar Shading Solutions

This guest post is by Dan Joleys. Whilst high levels of insulation, double glazed windows and doors and a thermostatically controlled heating system will all contribute to reducing energy bills during the winter months, homeowners often overlook the simple fact that adding solar shading to sunny windows and door, significant saving can be made during […]

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