It is actually possible to diminish the value of your home, including its market value and structural value, if it is not cleaned regularly. The truth is that how clean your home is really does impact these things. The way that you clean your house can also factor in. Using harsh chemicals is something that … Read more How To Clean Your House Using Green And Effective Home-Improvement Techniques
When choosing the best insulation for homes, it’s important to consider several aspects. You might have heard of the R-Value rating that’s often used when comparing different types of insulation. Indeed, it’s one important measure, but certainly not the end all be all. What are insulation R-Values all about anyway? The technical definition tends to … Read more Best Insulation For Homes – It’s About More Than Just The R-Value
My in-laws live in an old, but lovely, home that was built quite a long time before the 1970’s. Why is that important? Well, prior to that decade and the Energy Crisis that came along with it most families didn’t care about home insulation. That’s why my in-laws’ heating and cooling bills were always high … Read more Important Home Insulation Tips – For Saving Money
Have you seen the Energy Star ratings labels on appliances lately while shopping for new appliances? All different types of appliances are given an Energy Star rating these days – from refrigerators, freezers, window or central air conditioners, furnaces, and water heaters to home electronics like televisions and computers. Of course, the Energy Star program … Read more Energy Star Ratings – Reviewing The Ratings For Huge Savings!
During my family’s first winter in our new home, we discovered a nasty surprise: our windows were very drafty. That was one thing we hadn’t thought about when making our buying decision but with the costs of heating and cooling our home skyrocketing we knew we needed to do something. We decided to purchase home … Read more What You Need to Know About Home Replacement Windows