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Three Easy Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

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Making home improvements — especially when they involve equipping your home with new technologies is usually something home owners don’t want to do either due to cost or because they don’t see the necessity of it. One of the growing home improvement trends in America is making homes more energy efficient, which can be done in a number of ways. Making home improvements that make a home more energy efficient will actually save you money on utilities in the long run, and could help increase the resale value of your home. Here are a few ways to do it.

1. Rethink your insulation.
The first thing you should do when you’re making your home more energy efficient is think about the way it’s insulated and how air may be escaping. Make sure to fill in cracks and seams around windowsills

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Three Important Numbers Behind the US Fence Industry

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Residential fences are an essential part of any home — not only do they serve some very important purposes, but custom fencing options with a variety of fence designs can really add to the outside aesthetic of your house as well. Although you probably haven’t put a lot of thought into the residential fencing industry, it’s actually quite an important facet of home remodeling and real estate markets — and here are a few statistics that explain how and why residential fences are incredibly beneficial:

270,455: The estimated number of people employe

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Should You Move That Piano? And Other Important Questions

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Replacing a carpet can be exciting for homeowners new and old. Getting rid of stained, worn-out, faded carpeting and receiving a bright, plush carpet can rejuvenate a room. With the right color and a nice texture, a new carpet can make all the difference between drab and dynamic. Carpet installation can be difficult, and relies on precise measurements, so if you are inexperienced, it may be best to hire a professional.

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The Top Reasons Businesses Are Converting To Solar Power

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Researchers have accomplished great feats using solar energy. Two years ago, the Solar Impulse, a solar-powered plane originally designed by Swiss Explorer and Aeronaut Bertrand Piccard, successfully took flight in the U.S. With the history-making Solar Impulse in mind, questions like, “Do we have the know-how for solar power to be a viable commercial energy source?” and “Is it possible for solar power to go mainstream?” seem a ridiculous.

The answer is obvious (yes!). And, as more businesses openly support and convert to solar power systems, the industry is making it easier to do. Here are a just few reasons why it is simpler than ever to install solar panels and solar panel mounting systems.

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Three Repairs Homeowners Need to Make to Their Wooden Fences Once the Snow Melts

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Winter if finally thawing, much to the relief of many across the nation. While the warmer temperature may certainly be more enjoyable than the bitter realities of winter, spring time is also repair time.

Snow, sleet, hail, ice, and rain all do terrible damage to wooden fences, which, if left untended to, could fall into disrepair, and need to be replaced.

Rather than spend hundreds replacing wood fences, homeowners would be much better of simply taking a weekend to repair their house fences. Here’s what they should look at doing.

Fixing the Gate.

One of the most obvious areas where wooden fences need repairs after winter is the gate. Metal hinges and

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