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What is proper disposal of electronics?

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, e-waste refers to electronic products that have finished their useful life. Televisions, computers, tablets, audio and stereo equipment, cameras, and mobile phones all qualify as e-waste when the… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Basement remodeling tips: How will you be using the space?

Certain structural and other issues should be addressed prior to a basement remodel.A basement remodeling project can add valuable and usable space to a home. For many years, homeowners overlooked the potential of a basement remodel, perhaps thinking… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Questions to ask yourself before embracing DIY home improvement projects

Home improvement projects are as popular as ever. In its 2017 True Cost Survey, the home improvement site HomeAdvisor found that, between February 2016 and February 2017, homeowners spent an average of just over $5,000 on home projects. That marked a… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Night Watch, 2019 Color of the Year—brings the outside in

Night Watch is about bringing the healing power from the outdoors into the home through color. Photo: Business Wire.The most impactful color trends for the upcoming year will be closely tied to nature, according to the color experts at PPG, and the P… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Tips for beating the heat … and saving on home energy

Summer doesn’t have to mean high utility bills to keep your home cool. You can stay comfortable—and save money – with proper air conditioning maintenance and a few other basic steps to efficiently cool your home while easing the demand on your AC sys… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Negative environmental side effects of urban sprawl

Urban sprawl is a complicated issue that has its proponents and its detractors. To many environmentalists, urban sprawl has the potential to be very problematic. As more people try to find more breathing room and larger homes in areas beyond urban c… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Stay cool and save money on home AC

The summer heat is on its way, and the Minnesota Commerce Department has air conditioner tips to help you keep your home cool while also saving money. The Commerce Department’s Home Energy Guide features a heating and cooling section that explains ho… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Backyard BBQ devotees use different grilling techniques

Just like some people insist that charcoal grills trump gas grills or vice versa, some backyard barbecue devotees swear by particular grilling techniques. Such lighthearted debates may never end, and novice grill-masters who want to join the fray can… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Conserve water as the mercury rises

Conserving natural resources is often so simple that people make some adjustments without affecting their daily lives at all. But sometimes it’s not so easy to conserve. Summer is one time of year when conservation efforts tend to require more sacrif… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.

Add to your summer fun by using these time-saving tips

Summertime is all about enjoyment, whether that means taking a vacation, spending time on the beach or enjoying the company of family and friends at parties and on patios. With so many fun things to do, who wants to stay cooped up indoors with housew… Please register for a free account or log in below to access this content.


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