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Tips for moving

Moving Tips for Homesteaders-to-Be - Mother Earth News
Home Inspection - Mon, 04/07/2014 - 09:15

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Moving Tips for Homesteaders-to-Be
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Take room measurements during the home inspection. Then you can play around with layouts using Urban Barn. Planning furniture placement ahead of time makes it easier to maximize your movers'—or the friends' that you've bribed—efficiency. The website ...

Tips for your home

15 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have (Part 2)
Flashlight: None of the tools you own will be of any use if you cannot visually inspect the situation. The problem—and solution—are apparent only with a good flashlight. A traditional two-battery flashlight is usually sufficient, as larger flashlights may be too unwieldy. Of course, having backups at home (as well as in all your vehicles) is a must for emergency situations.

How to Avoid Home Inspection Problems

How to Avoid Home Inspection Problems

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If you’re thinking about putting your real estate for sale, you need to know that there are some problems you could face when it comes time to put it on the market.

WEBWIRE – Monday, February 25, 2013

Why Insulate your House?

Introduction

Why Insulate Your House?

Heating and cooling account for 50 to 70% of the energy used in the average American home. Inadequate insulation and air leakage are leading causes of energy waste in most homes. Insulation:

saves money and our nation's limited energy resources
makes your house more comfortable by helping to maintain a uniform temperature throughout the house, and
makes walls, ceilings, and floors warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.

Furnace Tips

Hot Air Furnaces

Furnaces can be fueled by many different things. Electric Furnaces are the cleanest but the most expensive to operate. These furnaces require very little maintenance other than changing the filter and occasionally replacing a burnt out heating element.

Forced air gas furnaces are quite efficient and are much more common than the oil furnace. The heat exchanger in these is quite difficult to inspect because it is encased inside the cabinet. If a hole develops in the heat exchanger, the entire unit should be replaced.

Thanksgiving

Top 10 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving
From: Deutsch Home Inspection
Your Guide to Environmental Issues.
Thanksgiving Day is an American holiday that is loaded with tradition, so why not start a new tradition in your family by making Thanksgiving an eco-friendly celebration from start to finish?

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