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Category: Home Management

Getting By in Uncertain Times: Freeing Up Money From Services

Annuit Coeptis

There are so many things we have no control over.  Case in point: unpaid and furloughed federal workers are coming up on missing a second paycheck disbursement.  For most, household bills come due monthly.  When the monthly budget… Read More

Getting By in Uncertain Times – It’s a Family Thing

It’s a Family Thing From as early of an age as four or five years old, children can be taught they are part of a team and the family team has to modify some behaviors to help conserve… Read More

Christmas is over – What should I do with my real tree?

Christmas Tree Recycling

By: Greg Barton, Marion County Forester, Florida Forest Service The presents have been opened, the cookies eaten, the parties attended, the eggnog is gone, and the in-laws have headed back home.  Sooner or later the decorations will have… Read More

A Complete Thermal Enclosure System

A complete thermal enclosure means that comprehensive air sealing, properly installed insulation, and high-performance windows work together to enhance comfort, improve durability, reduce maintenance costs, and lower monthly utility bills. Windows and doors A typical home contains a half-mile of… Read More