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Making Your Home Energy Efficient

Making you home energy efficient will save on the environment and your wallet. That all sounds good but exactly how do you do it? Here are 10 top ways to make that happen. First, get an energy audit. This is where a professional comes in and assesses your home and tell you what needs the most attention. Its a good idea because they know places to look that we wouldn’t even think of. FYI, We offer them here at Newhouse and Sun… Second, Seal up doors and windows Use caulking or other methods to seal around doors and windows. These...

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Garage Organization Ideas

Webster’s dictionary defines a garage as a building or part of a building in which a car, truck, etc., is kept. Do you have a “garage” yet your car never sees the inside? Is that because it’s become more of a storage unit than a place to put your car? So many people are wasting the space in their garage and nothing drives this point home like cleaning the snow off of your car in FRONT of your garage! I know, I’ve done it! It doesn’t have to be that way. Thanks to YouTube and Lowe’s, here is a short video...

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Finding the leak in your roof

If you’re a home owner, you know seeing that dark water spot on the ceiling means that there is a leak somewhere. Finding it isn’t always easy though. You go looking in the attic, only to find that everything is nice and dry where the stain should be. That’s because water is tricky. Here is a video that shows you where and what to look for to help you find the leak in your roof. So grab your flashlight and let’s go!

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No loose screws here!

How many times have you been trying to install something and you drop your screws? I'm usually up on a ladder, lose my grip and right down the heating vent it goes. Am I the only one? Maybe that is just me, but that can be so frustrating. Magnetic screwdrivers help some of the time but they are not fool proof. Then I saw this! Here is a brilliant hack that can make any job with a screwdriver easier. You’re welcome!

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