7 Steps to a Solar Powered Home

People switch to solar for a variety of reasons.

Besides generating electricity that is completely pollution-free, solar has a full life-cycle pollutant level that is much lower than any fossil fuel (after accounting for manufacturing and the rest of the supply chain). 

By generating your own electricity, you reduce your reliance on the utilities and protect yourself from future price increases. For those who are truly committed to being independent, they can add batteries to their homes and be disconnected from the grid.

Despite all these compelling reasons to go solar, there are some relatively easy and even free things you should do around your house first, before you invest heavily in solar panels. Some of these are obvious, but others are little vampires that you may not even realize are draining your energy and money.

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7 Great DIY Home Sauna Ideas

If you’ve ever spent time in a sauna, you know just how relaxing they can be, especially after a hard workout. Aside from the physical benefits, saunas have been shown to improve health as well.

Unfortunately, having one installed at home is a luxury that many people cannot afford. But what if you could build one yourself?

You can! Here are 7 creative home sauna designs to inspire your own DIY sauna project.:

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Rays of Renovations: 6 Summer Essentials to Add to Your Home

Rays of Renovations: 6 Summer Essentials to Add to Your Home

Are you looking to brighten up your home for summer? These six summer essentials will make your home the envy of the neighborhood. Whether you are striving to keep the kids entertained or planning a beautiful gathering space, building the perfect backyard sanctuary is a summer project for the whole family. 

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Where to Save and Where to Invest in Your First Home

When buying your first home, you’ll be hearing a lot of “congratulations” and “isn’t it exciting.” However, what your friends and family may fail to grasp is just how bewildered and uncertain you may be feeling, not knowing what to do first.

To help you out, we’re bringing you a short list of items to invest in and items to save on when furnishing your very first home.

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