The mobile unit gives homeowners and renters an opportunity to learn different ways they can make their home more efficient, comfortable and less expensive to heat or cool.
A simple checklist starts with the battery. A cold car battery can't deliver as much current. If your car has an aging battery, you might want to have it load tested to see if it will be up to the job.
The fair weather of autumn offers the best time to get outside and inspect our homes and businesses for gaps and cracks that can allow unwelcome outdoor air, dust, moisture and insects to enter.
Farmers markets are a great place to buy healthy local produce and other foods, meet and support local farmers, and enjoy shopping in a fun environment.
Financial well-being is a balance between financial security and financial freedom today and in the future.
It's simple advice for those planning to retire. The further you are away from retirement, the more this advice is true.
According to the EPA, radon gas is found everywhere in the United States and it is produced from the natural breakdown of uranium in soil, rock and water.
Take some time to consider your values. Whether we know it or not, our values play a big part in how we handle our money.
Gaining control of your spending helps you take control of your finances and improve your life in many ways.
Water takes the path of least resistance. If you've got a small crack, water will find it and make it bigger.
People and families who tend to plan and write down their goals are more likely to achieve them.
Save water and energy, help the environment and keep money in your pocket with a few simple changes to use water more efficiently.
The condition of a home has a direct connection with the health of its occupants.
Sorting through the meaning of food date labels.
Small changes can mean big savings at the supermarket. Before you leave home, shop your cupboards, refrigerator and freezer. Watch the video.
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