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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

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  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

4 Tips for Improving Indoor Air Quality

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Most homeowners go a long way in ensuring their homes look good physically. But of course, there are specific points that should be given more weight if you want to keep your family healthy and safe from indoor air contaminants. While we spend most of our time indoors, the air inside your home tends to become stale and polluted more than the air outside. Here are some tips to help keep the air you breathe clean and safe. Keep your floors clean Germs and bacteria gets into your home carried by your feet. Clean your mat at the entrance regularly to prevent build-up of dirt and keep germs from spreading and multiplying. Mop floors on a daily basis and use a vacuum with a HEPA filter to ensure that all particles are trapped in the filter.  Have an Air Duct cleaning service A home’s HVAC system is coiled around the entire home and it recirculates air from one room to another several times a day. It gives a lot of potential for mold particles to spread and cause chaos