Turning down the thermostat and switching to compact fluorescent bulbs are easy but common ways to make your home greener. Here are a few additional greening tips and tricks that may have never crossed your mind. Over the top. A refrigerator with a freezer on top uses 10 percent to 25 percent less energy than Read More
Archives for July 2010
July is National Ice Cream Month. More ice cream is sold on Sunday than any other day.
When life gets hectic, you might find yourself daydreaming of calming tropical beaches, but unfortunately, sometimes it’s just not that easy to get away. That’s why it’s important to create a no-frills retreat in the most accessible place, no passport required: your home. About.com suggests finding a quiet corner to designate as your in-house oasis. Read More
In sometimes-complicated relationships between residents and their condo or homeowner associations, neighborly love can go only so far. When it comes to association decorum, the more you know about the CC&Rs (covenants, conditions and restrictions), the better. It’s the homeowner’s job to reinforce these governing rules and regulations, which can easily pit residents against association Read More