Let's face it – not many of us have the time to keep our homes clean these days., especially if you throw in a spouse, 2 kids, and a pet or two or three…! I know that my house could certainly use some help in the clean arena, and this article is going to be a new trial run in improving our day-to-day clean appeal.
Boiled down to the basics – break tasks down into smaller chunks, and they are attainable in only 15-20 minutes per day. Have a cleaner house in only 15-20 minutes per day! Of course they don't mention that my 8 year old can undo that 15-20 minutes of work in about 30 seconds, but that's beside the point!
Read this great article for the details!
You don't have to turn your home into Fort Knox to keep your home secure. Just a few simple preventative measures will keep your home safer… A few simple things like having your mail and newspapers held when out of town can help keep your home safe.
The City of Bellevue has teamed up with GreenWA.org again this year for the Solarize Bellevue program. The program hopes to solarize 50 homes this year in Bellevue. The program partners with a solar installation contractor and utilizes the power of a group buy for the harddware, creating a savings of up to 20% off retail purchase and installation. A solar power system can help cut "grid use" by 25% or more, and you also qualify for a "Green energy" rebate.
As a community bonus, A&R Solar will donate a solar system to a local non-profit once 25 contracts are in place. This is a huge deal for a non-profit as it helps them stretch their dollars so much further if they can cut their electric bills!
Check out the linked text above to see more details about the program!
Don't have AC in your house? Local home improvement store sold out of AC units?! Here are some tips to try to keep your home temps a little lower during the hot weather!