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How to Deal with Asbestos in your Home How to Deal with Asbestos in your Home

By Ben Levy

Breathing high levels of asbestos fibers can cause several serious health problems including cancer. If your home was built before or during the 1970s there may be asbestos in your home.

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Landscaping Tips for your Home Landscaping Tips for your Home

By Ben Levy

The most important landscaping anyone with a yard can do is to keep your grass healthy. Having dead or browning grass detracts from your home and creates a lifeless aura around your property.

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How On-Grid Solar Energy Systems Work How On-Grid Solar Energy Systems Work

By Larry Leamy

On the grid means that your solar system is hooked into the utility company. Off the grid means you are not connected to the utility company. It's more efficient to be hooked to the utility grid because off grid systems must store the energy, as in batteries. If you are on the grid, the utility company stores the energy.

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How to Save Energy for your Home with Trees How to Save Energy for your Home with Trees

By Jerry Poe

Carefully placed trees can provide cooling summer shade and protect your home from chilling winter winds, leading to maximum energy gains --...

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Choosing the Right Painter Choosing the Right Painter

By Derren Peters

There are a few issues you should consider prior to hiring a painting contractor for your home. Learn more here.

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Home Plumbing Tips Home Plumbing Tips

Are your pipes stopping up? Do you have water stains on your ceiling, or is the sound of dripping water keeping you up at night? Sometimes you can make repairs - or temporary repairs until a professional can get there - by applying a little elbow grease yourself.

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Roof Materials Guide Roof Materials Guide

By Eddie Gallese

Learn the differences between asphalt, wood, slate, clay, and metals roofs.

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Eco Friendly Home Improvements Eco Friendly Home Improvements

By Eddie Gallese

Redoing your house? Make it eco-friendly too!

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Securing Your Home Securing Your Home

By Beth Drucker

It would be nice to be able to trust everyone and have no need to worry about your house and belongings even if you left your doors unlocked. Unfortunately, not everyone in the world is sympathetic to others. So here are some tips to help secure your home.

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Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers Cheap Home Improvements for Sellers

By Conrad Bastable

Selling your home can be a demanding process, and making the best impression on potential buyers is one of the most important parts of it. Doing it cheaply and quickly is likely to net you the best returns.

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