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Showing posts from September, 2014

It's Time To Play - SUPER Fun Outdoor Spaces

Great weather is right around the corner and it’s time to get outside and enjoy it. A fantastic way to do this is to turn your backyard into a SUPER fun outdoor space. Designing your back yard or outdoor spaces as an entertainment area will not only enhance your family's quality time together, it will also add value to your home. I'm pretty sure we all like that!
To create your fun outdoor space, identify how you want to use it. Treat your outdoors and backyard as an extended living space with a purpose. Imagine how you would like to spend more time outdoors. It might be playing, relaxing, entertaining or a combination of all three. Here are a few ideas that will get you started:

•     Set up seating areas with interesting art or water features to create a view.  •     Add a hammock or lounger to small spaces.   •     Add paving stones to define areas and pathways.   •     Make sure that your outdoor area is clean and organized and purposeful.   •     A fun add to a larger outdoor s…

Harness The Power Of The Sun And Put Some Green Back Into Your Wallet

Taking advantage of the power of the sun can reduce your monthly electric bills, increase the value of your home, and make a difference in our ecological footprint.Due to advances in solar technology and mass production of solar panels solar it is now less expensive and cumbersome to add to any home or business.

So what do you need to know when calculating if going solar is the right decision for you and your home?It is important to calculate your yearly savings, the cost to lease or purchase the panels and the overall value and curb appeal of your home. Once you have asked the right questions and have the data, you may find that going green is a solid financial and social decision. "There is no doubt that solar adds greatly to the value of a home, as well to the quality of life for those who live there," said Renova Solar CEO/President Vincent Battaglia. "They not only enjoy the considerable savings on their utility bill each month, they also have the satisfaction from…