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Wednesday 04/16/2014
Some Home Improvements Can Improve Your Health
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 1:34 am

(StatePoint) Small changes to your surroundings can have a strong impact on mood and overall health, say experts. A relatively new movement in design and construction, called “designing for health,” aims to make homes and communities have positive impacts on the way people live, work and play.

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Tuesday 04/15/2014
Stay cool by going green this summer
Updated: April 17, 2014 - 1:34 am

(BPT) - If the thought of a scorching summer without adequate cooling sounds tough, think about the strain an overworked air conditioner unit places on both your household budget and the environment. Around two-thirds of all American homes have an air conditioner unit, amounting to a cost of more than $11 billion annually in usage alone, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. Accounting for around 19 percent of all household electricity consumption, every home equipped with an air conditioning unit emits roughly two tons of carbon dioxide each year, significantly impacting the environment.

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Sunday 04/13/2014
Organize Entryways with Decorative Storage
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) An entryway is the first impression guests have of your home, yet it can quickly become a chaotic mess. Most entryways serve multiple functions as the receptacle for all things you and your family members shed as they walk through the door, from coats and backpacks to keys and mail.

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Bring Fun to Life's Messiest Moments
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) Who says cleaning has to be boring? Glad Black Bag, the strongest trash bag around, is on a mission to provide good, clean fun, one home at a time. If you’ve just had a large party, are making room for a new wardrobe or simply doing house chores, there are plenty of ways to turn an otherwise mundane task into a fun activity.

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Refresh Your Routine
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) The changing season evokes a sense of renewal, inside and out, making it the perfect opportunity to rejuvenate you and your surroundings. It’s time to let a little sunlight in and celebrate the warmer months ahead. 

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Top Tools for Growing a Garden
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Features) Whether starting a new hobby or you just want to upgrade the gear you already have, there are many different tools designed to make maintaining your garden less of a burden.

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A Sparkling, Spotless Home
Updated: April 14, 2014 - 1:33 am

(Family Feature) Do you need to tidy up your home for spring? This vibrant season lends natural inspiration to home cleanup projects in every room. Whether you need to provide some overdue TLC to the tub, want a solution to freshen up the floors or long for laundry care that is safe for your family, refer to this guide for tips that will make your home feel shiny and new again.

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Friday 04/11/2014
Homeowners Desire American-Made Solar Panels
Updated: April 12, 2014 - 1:32 am

(NewsUSA) - With solar installation booming in the U.S., a growing number of consumers are choosing American-made solar panels for their homes.

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Thursday 04/10/2014
These Tips Can Help You Save Water And Money
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Did you know that homes with automatically timed irrigation systems use about 50 percent more water outdoors than those without them? Your system could be wasting as much as 30,000 gallons of water each year if it is programmed incorrectly, a sprinkler head is pointed in the wrong direction, or you have a leak. Regular sprinkler maintenance could save as much as $120 annually on your water bills!

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Tips On Organizing Your Closets Like A Pro
Updated: April 11, 2014 - 1:33 am

(NAPSI)—Any time of year can be the right time to give your closets the once-over. A well-organized closet space offers several benefits. For starters, you can save time when you can find the items you are looking for. That can also mean less stress and more time to enjoy with family and friends.

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