Monthly Archives: August 2010

Sustainable Energy: It’s time, folks.

Sustainable energy is going to have to become a larger chunk of our energy use, whether we like it or not. Here’s some ways it’s already happening and how your home can help. Continue reading

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Swarovski Crystals in Home Decorating?

Swarovski crystals are starting to make their way into home decor, into everything from bathroom fixtures to furniture and appliances. Continue reading

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Tubular Skylight as an Alternative Lighting Fixture for your Home!

The tubular skylight is an innovative way to bring natural light into your home and save electricity. Continue reading

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The Most Unusual, Strange and Amazing Houses

Where I run, along a street with similarly clad houses sheathed in wood paneling and fronted by little gardens of wild flowers, sits a totally strange house that looks like it landed in the middle of this neighborhood… Continue reading

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Light Emitting Wallpaper to Replace Light Bulbs?!

Light emitting wallpaper may replace traditional light bulbs in the near future. LED technology will be used to manufacture this light emitting wallpaper and paint. Continue reading

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Fossilized Bamboo Flooring as a Green Flooring Alternative to Hardwood.

Fossilized bamboo flooring is a great, hard alternative to hardwood flooring and a green flooring option, to boot! Continue reading

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How to Unstick Painted Shut Windows

Tips for unsticking painted shut windows. Continue reading

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Creaky House? Tips for Fixing Creaky Home

Got a creaky house? Check out these tips to help end creaks in your creaky old home. Continue reading

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Laminate Flooring as an Alternative for Hardwood Flooring for Dogs

Laminate flooring is a great alternative to hardwood flooring in homes with dogs. Laminate flooring can pass as hardwood and can withstand dogs’ claws, too. Continue reading

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Vinyl Flooring as Alternative for Hardwood Flooring for Dogs

Wood look vinyl flooring is a viable alternative to hardwood flooring in a home with dogs. Durable, affordable and easy to install, vinyl flooring gets better and better every year. Continue reading

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