Green Home

  • Save Energy for Your Home - Take the Survey

    Using a home energy survey to evaluate if your home is losing energy and perhaps emitting CO2 will not only be beneficial to the environment, but will help run your home more efficiently saving you money in the process. What is a home survey and how can...
    By Willie Scott August 21, 2011 

  • Thinking of Buying a Mini Greenhouse? Try These Tips!

    A mini greenhouse allows backyard gardeners to extend growing seasons, to start plants from seed, to overwinter plants, and to enjoy larger crops of garden fresh produce. Learn more about the pros and cons of buying a grow house.
    By Donna Cosmato August 17, 2011 

  • Top Choices for Tankless Hot Water Heaters

    Tankless hot water heaters are also known as demand heaters as they supply hot water upon opening the hot water faucet. There are many different makes and models available to choose from; among these is the more modern water heaters that run on electricity...
    By Willie Scott August 15, 2011 

  • The Natural Way to Kill Fleas

    Pesticides are bad for the environment, bad for pets and bad for humans. Avoid exposure to harmful pesticides and use natural methods for flea control.
    By Rose Kivi August 15, 2011 

  • The Benefits of Raising Livestock Species That Are Endangered

    Raising endangered breeds of livestock and poultry is an important and rewarding endeavor. Farmers and ranchers who enter into the world of rare, heritage and endangered breeds participate in compassionate raising methods and preservation of these critical...
    By Donna Cosmato August 15, 2011 

  • Chemical Ingredients in Paints Are Dangerous

    Consumers should be aware of the hazardous chemicals used as ingredients in paints. Manufacturers are required to observe bans & restrictions on certain substances to avoid the threats of toxic fumes. Find a list of the banned compounds plus a guideline...
    By ciel s cantoria August 3, 2011 

  • DIY Natural Brass Cleaner

    Has tarnish dulled your brass artifacts and fixtures? Here are five quick and easy brass cleaner recipes to make them shine again.
    By Sidharth Thakur July 28, 2011 

  • Solution to Kitty Litter Pollution and Safety

    There are more than 88 million pet cats in the USA alone, producing in excess of two million tons of cat litter that is dumped in landfills across the country annually. Compostable kitty litter can reduce the impact of our feline friends on the environment...
    By Jenny Griffin July 26, 2011 

  • Cool Green Gadgets for the Home

    It's hard to get off the grid, but you can do it a little bit at a time using wind-up gadgets and solar rechargers for your electronic devices. Check out some of these cool green gadgets and find out how they can help you to save on energy.
    By Jennifer Claerr July 26, 2011 

  • Saving Energy During the Winter

    Those cold winter months can really drive up your energy bill. Find out how to go green and save energy this winter without sacrificing your comfort.
    By Jennifer Claerr July 26, 2011 
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