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How Will The International Expansion Of Alternative Energy Affect Utility Prices?

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Although the United States has been harnessing solar energy for decades, this alternative power source has only recently made its way abroad. During the next few years, India plans to build a solar power plant that will produce more energy than the total sum of solar energy produced across the US in a full calendar year. What will this international transition to alternative energy mean for utility prices in the U.S.? And what can you do to capture profit from this tidal wave? Read on to learn more about the global effects of the rise of renewable energy. What will India’s new power plant mean for the United States? In India, most energy is produced by burning coal or natural gas. However, the coal available in India is of lesser quality than much of the coal produced in the...

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What To Do After A Hurricane: 3 Methods To Keep The Mold Away

Posted by on Dec 29, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

With all of the big hurricanes that have been in the news in the past decade, you may be wondering what to do if a destructive one hits your area and damages your home. If you live on or near a coastline, serious damage from a hurricane is a legitimate concern. Your roof may be torn off and your windows shattered. Expect to see trees downed in your yard and around your neighborhood, and be prepared to be without power for a while (sometimes weeks at a time). These are all big concerns and obviously need to be fixed as soon as possible. However, your biggest concern after a hurricane should be mold. Mold forms in wet and damp areas. If your house gets water in it at all during the hurricane, which is likely with roof and window...

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3 Essential Spring Repairs To Get Your House Ready For Summer

Posted by on Dec 23, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Is the cold and snow damaging your house? The harsh conditions of winter can cause many houses to take a real beating. By the time spring rolls around, you will have discovered damage in places you didn’t notice when things were frozen over. If you live in an area that gets really frigid, you’ve probably seen this many times before. The spring thaw is a time for not only cleaning your house, but for repairing it from the damage of winter. Once the repairs are made, you can sit back and enjoy the summer in comfort, knowing your house is running perfectly and everything is in tip-top shape. Some things are more likely to get damaged by the cold and ice than others. Here are the top three essential spring repairs most houses will need to have a comfortable...

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Landscaping Techniques To Assist With Basement Waterproofing

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If water commonly floods your basement, then it may be in your best interest to contact a basement waterproofing specialist. Contractors can install indoor and outdoor drainage systems and they can also close gaps in your foundation. If your yard remains wet outside your home, then waterproofing methods may not be as effective as they should be. Your basement then may continue to flood. You can reduce this concern by landscaping your yard at the same time that the basement waterproofing is completed. Consider the tips below to dry out your property. Use Plants to Absorb Water The grass that grows across your yard is capable of soaking up some of the water that pools on your property. Grass blades will only absorb so much water though, and they will allow fluid to pool near your home afterwards. When...

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3 Ways To Turn Your Screened Patio Into An Oasis

Posted by on Dec 19, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Do you have a screened patio in the back of your house that’s just sitting there, unused? It’s a shame to have all that space and not go out and enjoy it. Maybe the weather is too hot most of the time, or the sun beats down too directly on it. Maybe there is just nothing of interest to you on your patio. The good news is that you can change this. In fact, you can easily turn your patio into an outdoor oasis of tranquility and enjoyment with just a few changes and additions. Start living life in the sun and enjoying to outdoors as nature intended, all while being protected from bugs by your screen. Here’s what to do. 1. Make the Area Liveable Bringing the indoors outside seems to be all the rage these days, with...

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