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Have a Happy LED Holiday!

Have a Happy LED Holiday!

Since LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) generate little heat and use much less energy than traditional bulbs, they’re the “green” choice for holiday lighting. LEDs are much more durable than regular bulbs and last up to 50 times longer. The cool light of LEDs means they won’t dry out your Christmas tree like incandescent bulbs, which reduces the chance of fire.

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Termites 101 Website

Termites cause billions of dollars in damage every year, and the spread of Formosan termites in recent years has only made matters worse. Read on to find out more.

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Old TV on curb for recycling.

Recycling Your Old Computer or TV

Over 400 million consumer electronics products—from computers to televisions to cell phones—are discarded every year in the United States. Find out how to recycle your old electronic devices.

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Calculating the Cost of Gas for Your Next Trip

Check out this nifty fuel calcuator from AAA before you start on your next trip. Read on to find out more.

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Refrigerator

Proper Refrigerator and Freezer Temperatures

Read this article to find out the proper temperature settings for a refrigerator and freezer to prevent the growth of bacteria and keep food safe.

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Document Your House During Construction

Documenting the construction process when building a new house can be a valuable resource for future renovations. Read on to find out how.

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Dollar bills in shape of house.

Put Uncle Sam to Work on Your Home

one-fourth of homeowners are considering using their federal economic stimulus check on home improvement projects. Are you? Read on to find out more.

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Stainless steel grill.

Easy Grill Cleanup

Find out how to clean the racks on a grill using household ammonia. Read on to find out more.

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