Best Ways to Declutter Your Home

Best Ways to Declutter Your Home

Has the clutter in your home reached annoying levels? Is it time for a thorough cleaning that gives you a great excuse to remove messes and toss the things you don’t need? That’s a big project, and it’s not always easy to pick what to throw away and what to keep. Here are several key steps that we’ve found to be a huge help when getting started! Continue Reading

Ways to Repurpose an Unused Room

It’s common to have an unused room in the house that’s ready for a little renovation. Maybe you have a kid who moved out of the home (and isn’t likely to move back in). Maybe you’ve recently done a lot of cleaning and have a largely unused storage room. Or maybe a change in your… Continue Reading

What Does It Cost to Remodel a Kitchen?

Before you pull the trigger on remodeling your kitchen, you’ll want to think about the cost of the overall project. In addition to this, you may need to think about the payoff, if you are remodeling with the goal of selling your home in the future. If you are looking to remodel a kitchen, here… Continue Reading

What Countries Recycle the Most?

While private companies and individuals certainly have an impact on recycling, government support matters. Some countries have developed initiatives to promote recycling and have consequently become more successful than others. Here’s what you need to know about the countries that recycle the most, in addition to what lessons can be learned from them. Continue Reading

What Is the Great Pacific Garbage Patch?

Water is our most crucial natural resource, and our planet is teeming with it: oceans, seas, rivers, and lakes that make life on Earth possible. But right now, these waterways are also some of the biggest dumping grounds for plastics and other human-generated waste. And in the Pacific Ocean, some of this waste is slowly… Continue Reading

3 Ways to Eliminate E-Waste and Recycle Electronics

Every year brings smaller, smarter phones and faster, more powerful computers. Our society revolves around upgrades, and electronic purchases are rarely meant to be long-term investments. But what happens to the older models? As you continue to upgrade or replace the computers, phones, and other devices at your home or business, you need a safe… Continue Reading

3 Alternatives to Grass Yards for Your Property

A healthy, green lawn can really add to the look and enjoyment of any property. But for many owners in Southern California, it is a constant struggle to maintain a natural grass lawn, and the time and cost can be extremely high. The good news is that there are alternatives to the traditional lawn which… Continue Reading

Follow Their Lead: Three of America’s Greenest Cities

American cities are not exactly famous for their small carbon footprints. If anything, overcrowded urban areas were the first places in the United States to have problems like poor air quality, polluted waterways, and overtaxed energy grids. But today, some cities are challenging their old ways and showing the rest of the country what it… Continue Reading

How to Easily Prep Your Home for a Sale

A hot housing market can make it easier to sell your home because you’ll have plenty of buyers wanting to get in on a limited supply. But you’ll also be competing against many sellers who decide to put their properties on the market. You can make your residence stand out with these easy prep tips… Continue Reading

How to Clean Your Outdoor Trash Cans

Taking out the trash is a dirty and stinky job, but you just need to hold your nose and get it done. The one upside is that at least once the garbage is in the trash can and out at the curb, you can forget about it until the next pickup day, right? Wrong. Trash residue in your garbage containers can create not… Continue Reading