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Daylight Savings Time – Homeowner’s Checklist

Daylight saving time is the practice of setting clocks forward an hour in order to maximize use of daylight hours. This year, it ends on November 2nd when clocks are set back an hour at 2:00 am. While you’re restoring … Continue reading

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A-AMD Power Watch: Long Range Weather Calls for Polar Vortex and Early El Nino Snow

Just when you thought you’d shaken off last year’s winter chill, the threat of severe weather and potentially damaging storms could prove imminent.  According to a recent report, the Northeast may be hit by a polar vortex and a winter-like … Continue reading

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Are you and your home ready for another powerful storm?

    In the last three years the northeast has seen several super storms and hurricanes that have had devastating effects on the landscape and left civilians without power from 2 to 10 days and more in some areas. To … Continue reading

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How to Brighten Up Your Outdoor Living with Landscape Lighting

In temperate months, people are naturally more inclined to move their lifestyle and activities outside.  Whether it’s dinner on the deck or a Labor Day BBQ, you’ll need to consider some type of lighting options. Landscape lighting is an inexpensive … Continue reading

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Cheap Chills for a Hot House: Ways to Keep Cool and Costs down this Summer

Now that we’ve finally beaten our way out of one of the coldest meanest winters in recent history, it’s time to start managing the thermostat in the other direction. For the next 16 weeks or so, folks will be battling … Continue reading

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Save Money on Your Electric Bill — 5 Ways to Bury Vampire Energy Suckers

Who doesn’t want to save money on their utility bills? How many times a day do parents plead with their kids to turn out the lights and shut the television off when they leave the room? Surprisingly, all that well-intentioned … Continue reading

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Cree LED light bulbs

Here is an interesting piece regarding LED bulbs from Cree Lighting. We’ve used the 60watt version of this bulb and it compares very well to a regular incandescent bulb. They give off a nice, warm even glow and we are … Continue reading

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