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 means to go green. In fact, a few cities are really leading the way when it comes to recycling initiatives, renewable energy use, and large-scale LEED certifications. Continue Reaading
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… Read more »
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… Read more »
7 Ways to Declutter Your Home
If you spend time searching for items in drawers choc-full of things or you can’t put anything in your closets because they’re jammed with clothes you never wear, then you have too much stuff. Get back your time and space by learning how to declutter your home. Start at the Beginning You may be feeling… Read more »
How to Make Your Home Summer Ready
Winter shuts down fun with its cold and spring can still be gloomy. But the fairer days of summer are knocking at your door to deliver more fun under longer daylight hours. You can ready your home for those welcome days with these tips.
The Best Ways to Avoid Hoarding
Let’s face it. We all have a little too much stuff. Many things you’d find in a regular household might only get used once a year or less! Cleaning up, and freeing up space, can be liberating, stress relieving, and regular decluttering can actually help to prevent you from becoming a hoarder. Unfortunately, many people… Read more »
How to Estimate the Cost of Remodeling Your Bathroom
If you are looking to remodel a bathroom, now is a great time to get started. The weather is cool, and your home may be due for a spring refresh. But if you are planning on remodeling, the first thing you need to do is pin down a budget. Bathroom remodels can vary widely in… Read more »
Why Should I Recycle?
Being able to reduce, reuse and recycle is wonderful, but many people are curious as to how reducing the amount of waste they throw out can offer benefits for themselves and their communities. The good news is that there are many ways which limiting your trash can have an immediate and direct effect on yourself and those who live in your… Read more »
The Importance of Spring Cleaning Your Lawn
Ready to get your yard prepared for spring and summer? Here are some of our favorite steps for a great spring cleanup plan!
Handling Waste from Your Construction Project
No matter how large or small your construction project, there is a good chance you will need to deal with waste management issues. You can save time, headaches and even a little money when you come up with a solid plan on how you will handle debris at your work site as early as possible in the project’s planning… Read more »