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    April Showers Bring…May Mold

    April Showers Bring…May Mold

    As springtime weather brings more humidity into your home, mold can become an unexpected hazard. Because it is a living organism, there are certain requirements for mold to appear and survive in your home: 1 – Mold spores (they are just about everywhere) 2 – Nutrient sources such as dust, wood, drywall, cotton (all of

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    Spring To-Do List: HVAC Maintenance

    Spring To-Do List: HVAC Maintenance

    With warmer weather here, it is time to see if winterizing our home has paid off and make sure the cold weather has not compromised the safety and efficiency of our HVAC system. Now is an ideal time to check both the outdoor and indoor systems for any wear and tear. You can start by

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    2017 Design Trends

    The Best in American Living Awards (BALA) ceremony took place recently at the NAHB International Builders’ Show and provided a highlight reel of sorts to the top design trends we’re currently seeing in building and remodeling projects. According to the NAHB article, the top design trends that home buyers expect to see over the next several

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    February To-Do List: Pruning

    Georgia’s General Beauregard Lee predicted an early spring this Groundhog Day, and spring gardening draws closer day by day. The first step: pruning, which allows us to get rid of any diseased or dying plant parts in order for nutrients to travel more efficiently to parts that are alive. We also prune to shape plant

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    Dodging the draft with energy-efficient windows

    Dodging the draft with energy-efficient windows

    Windows are the eyes of your home, providing sunlight and hopefully spectacular views. But if your windows are not very energy-efficient, the heat loss from them may be costing you in utility bills, besides feeling the uncomfortable chill of sitting beside such windows on a cold winter day. But not to worry – with emerging

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    Super-insulated and Passive Homes laugh at the polar vortex

    In December, JLC featured four advanced high-performance, super-insulated building designs. This week, we talked with homeowners who are living in some houses built following those designs to find out how the homes are coping with this year’s record cold.

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