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The Benefits of Residential Solar Power

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Solar photovoltaic (PV) modules directly convert solar energy into electricity by using a photovoltaic cell. Lights powered by solar energy produce no pollution and cause no harmful environmental effects. Because of this, solar energy technology for commercial and residential solar panels is growing in popularity.

In order to lower operating costs and increase profits, the most iconic brands in the United States are deploying solar energy systems. In a dramatic increase of over 40% from the previous year, over 32,800 facilities nationwide took advantage of commercial solar energy by mid-2013. But the benefits of solar energy aren’t just for corporations. Residential solar power systems are becoming more available at a rapid pace.

Why add residential solar panels to your home? The b

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The Dangers of Do-It-Yourself Mold Removal

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If you find mold in your home, house mold removal is the best way to keep your family safe from the dangerous effects of household mold and mold spores. If you’re considering performing house mold removal yourself, there are a few things you should consider before you begin.

If you’ve heard that bleach is your best tool when it comes to house mold removal, you’re already operating on false information. Bleach won’t be effective in killing mold on porous surfaces like drywall, plywood, wood planks, insulation backing paper, carpet pads and carpeting. Construction materials that contain cellulose won’t be cleaned easily with bleach either.

A non-bleach home mold removal remedy that includes borax or baking soda may work on non-porous surfaces, and borate-based detergents applied without a rinse can usuall

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Recent Trends in Woodwork and Cabinetry

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We’ve entered a period in the evolution of interior design where terms like “fusion” get thrown around and people decorate their homes with a carefree, “anything goes” spirit. Whether you decorate with a framework for the entire house or literally take it room by room, there are still trends waxing and waning in popularity within the context of fusion. Here are some of the cabinetry design ideas that have recently gained momentum in the marketplace that you might want to consider when you’re hiring a capable contractor to help you build that dream-design entertainment cabinet or kitchen storage unit.
Less Wall Cabinets
Capitalize on your available space by trying other options than the age-old wall cabinet scheme. Less bulky wall cabinets means more open space, so utilize under

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The Basic Details on Storm Windows

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Depending on the sort of house you own and when it was built, storm windows may be a part of seasonal shifts for you and your family each year. They’re the standard, age-old answer when dealing with older, single pane primary windows, and a good set of storms hold up pretty well. What folks often don’t realize is that there are two different kinds of storm windows that offer differing degrees of thermal value to your home’s winter insulation scheme. If you’re thinking that new storm windows protect your home and loved ones, you’d be correct. But you should educate yourself about the different kinds and related materials before making a purchase.
Exterior Storms

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Top Three Reasons to Change Your HVAC Filter on a Regular Basis

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You may have heard that one of the best things you can do to maintain your heating and air conditioning units is to regularly change the HVAC air filters. What you may not know is why changing your HVAC filters is so important.

Let’s explore the main reasons why it’s crucial to get your filters changed on a regular basis:

  1. A dirty filter can lower efficiency. HVAC systems with old or dirty HVAC filters don’t run as well as systems with regularly changed HVAC filters, especially if the filter becomes clogged. Your system has to work

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