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From weekend DIY projects to full-blown retrofitting, our collection of Home Improvement Guides will put you on a path to living a more eco-friendly lifestyle.And don't forget – most eco-friendly retrofit projects will help you save money over the long-term too!

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12 Plants for Improving Your Health & Home

From lavender to lemongrass, rosemary to aloe vera, plants can do wonders for our wellbeing, emotion and the environment around us. Therefore, explore the great health and home improvements offered by the 12 exclusive plants listed in this infographic.
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How to Clean Up Your Yard for Spring

The chilly winters are gone, and so the snowy weather with it as well. It is time to take up your gardening tools and prepare your garden for the Spring season, which will eventually ready your yard for the warm summers ahead.
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Doing a Little Spring Cleaning? Go Green With These Simple Tips!

Rather than using toxic chemicals for your spring cleaning activities, get inspired by these eco-friendly tips and go green instead!
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3 Eco-Friendly Products to Help with Spring Cleaning

So the days are longer and the sun is making an appearance more often, and this is showing your little nest as being in need of a big clean.Yup, it is that time of...
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4 Steps to a Perfect Spring Kitchen Makeover

With Spring quickly approaching, the time is right to start preparing your kitchen for a makeover. Here are 4 steps to make sure your kitchen reflects the warmth and vibrancy outside.

The Homeowner’s Guide to Rainwater Harvesting

In this article, we outline why every homeowner should have a rain barrel set up for rainwater harvesting, how to set up your rain barrel, some of the best uses for rainwater once you collect it, and some important information on the legality of rain barrels in some U.S. states (seriously – in some places, they're outlawed).
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Home Insulation Tips for Better Energy Conservation

Increasing the thermal insulation in an existing home doesn’t have to be difficult, and the financial payoff can be substantial in the long run.
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How Your Windows Can Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

You’ve probably heard by now that installing energy efficient windows can help to reduce the cost of your monthly energy bill by sealing in heat when it’s cold and cool air when it’s hot outside. There are also great environmental benefits.
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How to Add Natural Light To Your Home and Save Energy

Whether your home is a period property with small windows or a new build still in the early design stages, there are plenty of ways you can maximize the natural light in your home and save money on energy bills at the same time.
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Selecting the Right Solar Battery for Your Residential Solar System

There are a number of demands that solar system batteries have to address in order to make them viable for residential use, such as heavy cycling, irregular recharging, and unstable grid energy.And when selecting...

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