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Your Energy, Your Environment

What do you think about when you turn the oven on? You probably think about the delicious food you're about to eat. What about when you flip on a light switch? You might think about how nicely your room is illuminated. But both of these actions have a greater underlying theme: they use energy. In fact, you use energy every day. And while doing so makes your life easier, the energy you consume also has an impact on the planet. The more you use, the more coal is burned, and the more greenhouse gasses are release. If you're ready to be a more responsible consumer of energy, check out the articles on this blog, which we've collected to provide insight into energy, the environment, and the relationship between the two.

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4 Benefits Of Hiring Professional Dumpster Rental Services During Home Renovation

8 July 2021
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Contrary to what most people think, dumpster rentals are not only meant for mega projects. That's because they also come in handy when undertaking minor home remodeling projects. With that said, if you have an upcoming home renovation, it's advisable to work with a professional dumpster rental company, and here are the reasons why.  1. Compliance With Waste Disposal Laws  Each state has laws outlining how to go about waste disposal. Read More …

Radon Testing Recommendations For A Safe Household

27 March 2021
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

Radon may be one of the last concerns on your mind as you go through your busy life full of responsibilities. However, radon is a real concern even though you cannot measure it with any of your five senses. Here are some recommendations to help you take care of radon testing in your home. Complete Your Own Test Whenever you are concerned about radon being present inside your house, you should take the time to complete a radon test. Read More …

Exploring Solar For Your Residence? Basic Info For Novice Solar Users

3 December 2020
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

The concept of solar power sounds easy, right? You just need some equipment to harness energy from the sun and convert it to the power your home needs to operate lighting and appliances, like air conditioners, refrigerators, and hot water heaters. In reality, the capture and conversion of solar energy to power a residential home can be far more complicated than it appears, but it is still a worthwhile goal. If you are intrigued by the idea of using free energy from the sun to power your family's home, this basic advice can help you get off to a good start. Read More …

Tips For Being A Disaster Recovery Volunteer

28 April 2020
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

You might love the idea of helping others, so you could be thinking about becoming a disaster recovery volunteer. As a disaster recovery volunteer, you can help people who have been impacted by flooding, hurricanes, or tornadoes, or you can assist those who are dealing with other types of disasters. Although you might be excited about helping as a volunteer, you might need a little bit of help and advice. These are some of the tips that you may want to keep in mind when joining a team of disaster recovery volunteers. Read More …

Purchased A Fixer-Upper Home? Make Sure You Check For Asbestos

27 January 2020
 Categories: Environmental, Blog

If you purchased a home that you plan to fix up on your own, you need to ensure the home does not have asbestos. This is especially true if the home is older. Asbestos has no smell, so you will not know if it is in your home. The only way to know for sure is to hire a company to check for it. However, there are symptoms you will have if exposed to asbestos, which is one way to tell that you do have it in your home. Read More …