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Using Solar-powered Lights Around the Holidays to Cut Energy Costs

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you love getting your house decorated for the holidays but hate the abnormally high electric bill that comes in January, then solar powered Christmas lights are for you. While many people immediately think of big, bulky, ugly solar panels when they think of solar energy, the reality is that this cutting-edge technology can be found in a package small enough to light your trees, bushes, and the rest of your house around Christmas time.  Easy to Set Up Solar energy often gets a bad rap for being difficult to implement into the grand scheme of your home’s electric system. However, this assumption does not hold true for solar powered Christmas lights, which are even easier to set up than traditional lights. To set up a string of lights, simply set them up as you normally would with a...

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Pinpointing Recoverable Scrap Metal In Computers

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As you prepare to get rid of old computers, keep in mind that there are a lot of recoverable metals inside that could fetch quite a price on the market or help out with saving the environment. From cases to components, you should keep an eye out for a few different metals and decide whether the salvaging is worth the effort. A few metal searching tips can help you find key recoverable points and get what you need without spending too much time on the useless parts. Case and Container Recovery Computers aren’t the heavy, steel-framed boxes that they used to be. Even the large cases of aluminum on the outside have begun to slowly fade away, but there is still a lot of metal to be found if you peel back the covers. In order to reduce weight,...

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How To Get Makeup Stains Out Of Carpet

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you apply your makeup in a room that has carpet, you are bound to have spilled lipstick, foundation or mascara. While it is better to remove it as soon as you notice the spill and before it sets in, you can also remove the stain even after it has been sitting in the carpet for a while. Here are some tips for getting makeup out of carpet, including what cleaning products are best for each type of makeup. Cleaning Solutions for Different Types of Makeup The first thing you need to do is get the right cleaning solution, which depends on the type of makeup that spilled on your carpet. For lipstick, you should either get rubbing alcohol or paint remover. Dishwashing soap works great for both eyeliner and mascara. If you spilled liquid foundation, you can use...

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How Can I Maximize On My Home Waste Removal?

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Studies of recent years indicate that households in the United States created more than 250 million tons of trash, while recycling about 87 million tons of it. This is a lot of waste generated by everyone, so people should make sure that they do all they can to manage and minimize this waste. If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get better about the recycling and waste management within your own home, you should follow some of these tips. These tips and guidelines will allow you to change the way you get rid of your trash and will make your home green friendly and efficient.  #1: Know Which Materials Can Be Recycled You can’t organize the recycling efforts in your home if you are not clear on which materials are accepted. Most recycling centers and roll off...

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Never Had A Septic System Before? What You Should Know

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You’ve finally accomplished a long-held dream: you own a house in the country. But wait–there are no sewers? What’s a septic system? Read on to learn more about how septic systems work, why more places in the world need to have them, and a few more interesting facts about these alternatives to city sewers. How Do Septic Systems Work? A septic system takes the place of public sewers that carry waste from your home. Instead, the waste goes into a septic tank where the sludge (worst part of the waste) sinks to the bottom, and the water remains at the top. The water is then carried away to a drain field via pipes with perforations at the end to allow the water to run out gradually. Key takeaway: When you purchase property with a septic system, make sure you...

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Understanding The Distinction Between Office Junk And Office Recyclables

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Before giving all of your office junk to a junk removal service, you should evaluate what it is you’re throwing away. There’s a difference between junk and recyclables. While some responsible junk removal services do their best to recycle things, it’s not always easy. The problem is that some things aren’t easily recycled, and it’s not always the junk remover’s job to sift through it all to find the single stream recyclable stuff. It’s sometimes up to you to figure out what can go to a recycle center and what goes to the junk removal service. What to Give to the Recyclers There are many things in your office that belong in recycle bins and not the trash. The easiest things for you to put together are, Paper and cardboard – All the office paper, books, boxes, magazines and...

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