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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

5 Decorative Ways to Give Home that Cool Summer Vibe

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Sun worshipers would do anything to extend summer days. Summer connote fun, carefree days for both adult and children, this why many homeowners are keen on decorating their homes as if it is always summer. Whether it’s preparing your home for the upcoming summer months, or you simply want to have that refreshing summer vibe at home, these tips can help you out. Getting a fresh and airy feel is essential in bringing in that summer atmosphere indoors. Net curtains in pastel colors can easily brighten up your room pair up with your trusty dehumidifier then you have a fresh and clean air indoors all day through. Get some rustic rope or twine and wound it up on those old bottles and you can have instant rustic and summery flower vases to hold your blooms around the house. Kitchens can be wonderfully made up for the summer season with blooms such as sunflowers and daisies. Fruity touches such as apples and watermelons can also lend that refreshing feel while you prepare barbe

Keeping Cool: Best Hacks for Beating the Summer Heat

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The summer months can be quite hot and humid. Even in the most northern parts of America, summer can be too hot to handle.Luckily all it takes to stay cool and breezy is a few hacks. This summer you can save money, be prepared and stay cool when you know how to hack yourself out of a heat stroke. Below are some of the best life hacks for keeping yourself cool during the summer. Use A Ceiling Fan If you have a ceiling fan, then you will be able to set your thermostat to a higher temperature and still be comfortable. A ceiling fan doesn’t reduce the temperature in the room, but the gentle breeze makes it more comfortable. Make sure the blades turn counter clockwise. Before getting into summer, make sure you wipe down blades for dust and change their direction. On extra hot days make sure your house is closed off and only circulating cold air. Get Rid of Incandescent Light Bulbs Incandescent light bulbs are becoming a thing of the past, as more and more people are opting to