Green home grants are a great opportunity to receive an refund or rebate on some of the updates you make on your home. They must be used on items throughout your home that save energy and are less taxing on the environment. These grants act as incentives, encouraging consumers to choose these energy saving options on their home improvement projects. Sources Federal, state and … [Read more...] about Grants for Green Home Improvements
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Approximately 540,000 home improvement books have been recalled by the Consumer Product and Safety Commission. According to the CPSC, the books contain errors in the technical diagrams and wiring instructions. This could lead consumers to install faulty wiring or incorrectly repair wiring. Not good! Title ISBN-10 ISBN-13 Publication … [Read more...] about 17 Home Improvement Books Recalled!
When you have a strong core, that is, strong abdominal, back and pelvic muscles, you are more likely to have good balance and will notice an improvement in your ability to perform other physical tasks, such as playing your sport of choice or simply have more stamina to go about your day. You can work your core without ever leaving home or buying any fancy, space-hogging … [Read more...] about Core Exercises for Women at Home
Implementing energy-efficient improvements in your home not only helps the environment, but it keeps your wallet filled too. Along with long-term energy savings, you will save money through tax credits. The federal government actively promotes its energy-efficiency tax-credit programs to lead American homes toward increased energy efficiency. Features President Barack Obama … [Read more...] about Tax Credit for Energy Efficient Improvements
The best part of any home renovation show is watching the carpenters at work. It's so amazing how they start with nothing but some pieces of wood, and end up with a one-of-a-kind armoire. They aren't bad to look at either (no, seriously, do you have to be adorable to be a carpenter, or does being a carpenter make you adorable? These are the philosophical … [Read more...] about “Hideous Houses” Eric Stromer on How to Keep Your Home Beautiful