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(NAPSI)—While high heat can drain your energy, increase your utility bills and make your AC work overtime, there are simple ways you can save energy without compromising comfort.
(NAPSI)—Whether you are enjoying a long holiday weekend or a birthday or just sharing a nice day outside with family and friends, the lifestyle experts at Celebrations.com offer some tried-and-true tips to ensure a successful summer of celebrations.
(NAPSI)—Despite increases in their frequency and severity, power outages are still viewed by many people as merely inconvenient. Short outages—perhaps four hours or less—certainly fall within that category. Beyond that, power outages can start to cost you a lot of money. Here are five ways an extended power outage can impact your checkbook:
(Family Features) For those who wish to make updates to their home, the kitchen is a great place to begin. According to the 2013 Cost vs. Value report from Remodeling magazine, a minor kitchen remodel should recoup up to 75 percent of total remodeling dollars, based on the value of the home increasing. When focusing on this important part of the house, many homeowners are looking for ways to add luxurious and modern touches without breaking the bank.
(Family Features) Many homeowners install granite or marble countertops and vanities for their durability and to add more value to the home. But in the end, nothing beats the most visible benefit — that rich shine and luster right after the workmen install the new natural stone.
(Family Features) Before your family begins enjoying the great outdoors during this adventure-filled season, make sure your yard is properly treated to avoid the dangers of poison ivy, oak or sumac.
(Family Features) Costs for furnishing and decorating a child's room can mount quickly, but with careful planning and a few smart purchases, the decisions you make for that nursery or toddler's room can create a functional and clutter-free space that grows with your child well into the teen years.
(Family Features) For many homeowners, there is nothing better than inviting friends over to cool off from the sun's warm rays in the comfort of their own backyard pool.
(BPT) - High energy costs could be burning a hole through your wallet as you try to keep your air conditioning costs down this summer. The addition of Icynene spray foam insulation around your home can reduce your cooling costs, and the money you spend on energy bills.