Category Archives: Home Maintenance

9 Unexpected Energy (and Money) Savers

Here are a few surprising and simple ways to cut your energy bill this season. Give your pocketbook and Mother Nature a gift this season by taking advantage of these simple, surprising ways to save energy and money. Put lamps … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Pulp Will Scare Your Disposal to Death

By Dona DeZube, October 29, 2012 Put your pumpkin pulp into the trash to spare your disposal (and other plumbing pipes) a horrible death. The pulp, seeds, and other guts you’re scraping out of pumpkins this week can kill your … Continue reading

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Why Fake Grass is Gaining Popularity

By Lisa Kaplan Gordon Want a picture-perfect lawn? Maybe fake grass is the answer. It solves watering, weeding, and fertilizing woes. But is it perfect? If you live in a low-water area, or if you’re just tired of constant lawn maintenance, … Continue reading

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What Not to Do as a New Homeowner

By John Riha If you’re new to homeownership, you’ll definitely want to avoid these boneheaded but easy-to-prevent mistakes that could cost you big time. We know so well the thrill of owning your own house — but don’t let the … Continue reading

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