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How to Winterize a Vacant House

Wintertime is tough on houses. The extra cold and wet test its structural integrity. Heavy snow stresses the roof and walls. The cold winds blow down fences and shingles from the roof. It’s a fantastic idea to prepare your house for the winter during the fall. This process is called winterizing, and in this post […]

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Volunteer Energy Spring Energy Saving Tips & Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips that Save Energy

It’s that time of year again! Winter seems to have said it’s final goodbye, and warm temperatures are becoming more than just a sporadic visitor. If you’re like most of us, the sun is shining on your to-do list and the number of the home projects to get finished before the summer arrives is growing […]

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Save Money, Stay Comfortable: Winter Thermostat Settings

We all want to be comfortable in our homes, but heating throughout the cold winter months can get expensive. Luckily, you can make simple adjustments with your thermostat that can save you money, without sacrificing comfort. We’re breaking down the best tips for winter thermostat settings below. Daily Temperature During Winter The household thermostat debate […]

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Are These 7 Energy-Saving Myths Costing You Money?

It seems nowadays that everyone is talking about saving energy, which of course, translates to saving money. It’s unfortunate, however, that everything we read and hear just isn’t true! So, to save you some time, energy AND money, let us debunk some common energy-saving myths. Debunked Myths & the Real Facts About Energy Will New […]

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Energy Saving Must Haves

3 Energy Saving Must Haves

When it comes to saving energy, we all think it’s a good idea. Sure, let’s save energy–that’s better for the world, right? But what does that actually mean? Little do we know that everyday people can make a great impact with a few simple decisions, specifically when it it comes to choosing products for your […]

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