Are We Too Busy to Care?

Ever see trash on the road, in the lake, floating down streams and feel sad?  What are we so busy doing that we cannot make sure our trash gets into a trash can and then on to the appropriate places? I am not suggesting we all suddenly transform into “Save the Planet” activists.  But, really,…

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Clearing Out & Cleaning Up

It hits everyone around this time of year that things have accumulated, piled up, been neglected and generally overlooked.  The warm weather inspires us to wipe away the cobwebs that formed in the previous months and get our homes ready to fully enjoy during the long summer days. Clearing out winter and spring growth and…

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Making Sense of Maintenance

Being the intelligent reader you are, I know you know that it makes sense to maintain a piece of equipment that represents a sizable investment on your part.  You wouldn’t let anything you value sit idle, untouched, un-cared for – then expect it to perform for you year after year. That’s why maintenance of your…

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What is an EnergyGuide??

Did you know that the federal government now requires an EnergyGuide to be added to most major appliances?  That’s pretty good for us as consumers, but what does that mean?  You have seen one before.  It is a black and yellow label, located somewhere on your appliances that has a lot of information on how…

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