Home Improvement Expert Danny Lipford

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Water Filters for Your Home

Water Filters for Your Home
Concerned about what’s in your drinking water? Well, you should be! While municipal drinking water in the U.S. is among the safest in the world, almost all of the 25 largest city water systems have reported violations of federal drinking water standards. These include samples that contained significant levels of chlorine, lead, E. coli bacteria, and other contaminants.
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Green Products for Your Home

Green Products for Your Home
Green products are those manufactured from nontoxic, sustainable, or recycled materials or that save energy. Watch this video to find out about eco-friendly insulation and other green building materials.
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How to Prevent and Remove Mold in Your Home

How to Prevent and Remove Mold in Your Home
Mold is all around us and in every breath we take, but If allowed to grow unchecked inside your home, mold can result in damage to both your house and health.
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Greenbuild Show in Chicago

Greenbuild Show in Chicago
I just returned from attending the “Greenbuild Show” in Chicago where we shot some great footage on a ton of new ideas that have hit the market as well as a few new twists on some old ideas. This recent interest in green building and living is big. The effort and focus that is being placed on this trend should produce some very innovative products in the months and years ahead.
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Sustainable Flooring: Bamboo and Cork

Sustainable Flooring: Bamboo and Cork
If you’re under the impression that environmentally friendly flooring products, such as bamboo and cork, are little more than the latest fad that will soon disappear, then think again. Though very different from each other, both are high quality products that make beautiful and durable floors. In addition, bamboo and cork are easy to install and cost about the same as traditional hardwood.
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Low-Flow Water Saving Showerheads

Low-Flow Water Saving Showerheads
Richard asks, “I would like to know which showerheads don’t use a lot of water.”

With drought gripping parts of the country, more and more homeowners are concerned about reducing water usage. Read on to find some showerheads that save water.
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Corte-Clean Composite Deck Cleaner

Corte-Clean Composite Deck Cleaner
While composite decking is virtually maintenance free, it does require some cleaning from time to time. Corte-Clean is formulated specifically for composite decking. When combined with warm water, it breaks down mold, mildew, dirt, pollen and even barbecue stains. This cleaner works without bleach or other harmful chemicals that harm your lawn.
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Payback on Energy Saving Efforts

Payback on Energy Saving Efforts
Every year around this time we hear about ways to save money on heating bills, but how long does it take to actually recoup the money spent on these investments? While all efforts to drive down the cost of keeping your home comfortable this winter have value, some pay off a lot quicker than others.
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