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What You Need To Know Now Before You Choose Your Propane Tank

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Most of us use propane tanks for smaller needs like an outdoor grill or for a recreational vehicle trip. Homeowners that live in suburbs or remote areas often use propane to heat their houses. Propane is economical and efficient to heat homes and businesses. It is considered a clean fuel under the 1990 Clean Air Act. What do you need to know about propane tanks before you lease or buy one?…

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The Perks Of Investing In Solar Panels

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Have you been thinking about investing in solar panel energy for your home? If you have, you are likely concerned about the upfront cost of this investment. However, there are many perks and ways that investing in a solar panel roof can end up saving you more money than you think, especially when you are looking for long term saving opportunities. So, if you are still on the fence about investing in solar panel energy for your home, consider the great perks, like the following:…

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Do Your Part For The Environment (And Make Money) By Collecting And Selling Scrap Metal

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One of the most recyclable materials on the planet is metal. While you should always do your part to make sure you properly dispose of metal content, you should also know there’s a thriving market for scrap metal. Here’s what you need to know about profiting off scrap metal. Almost All Scrap Metal is Salable You don’t have to go digging deep for rare types of scrap. Scrap metal is all around you.…

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Should You Choose Solar Power or Wind Power for Your Home?

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If you live in an open, sunny area, you have the luxury of choosing between a solar-powered home and a wind-powered home for your off-the-grid makeover. Whether you’re going off the grid forever, just trying it as an experiment, or even just taking one expensive appliance (such as the AC unit) off the grid so you won’t have to pay for its power usage each month, both solar and wind power are viable options.…

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Examples of Hazardous Household and Automotive Products

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Several chemicals found in everyday household and automotive products, such as bug sprays, paint solvents, batteries, bleach, and drain cleaners, contain toxic chemicals that are harmful to humans, pets and the environment. Rather than just dumping the leftovers into your regular garbage can, it’s important to dispose of them properly. Many products are too hazardous to be thrown into a regular landfill, so they are disposed of in different ways, which is why you need to separate them from typical garbage.…

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Tips To Protect Your Driveway From Your Rental Dumpster

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A dumpster rental may be the simplest way to ensure that you can easily dispose of all the waste without daily dump runs during a major home renovation project. Generally, the driveway is the best place to set down the dumpster, since you don’t want to damage your landscaping and local codes may prevent you from putting it on the street without a special permit. Although your asphalt or concrete driveway is durable, it can suffer damage.…

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First Time Drivers: What You Need To Do To Pass Your Smog Test

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If you just got your driver’s license and your first vehicle, you are going to need to take your vehicle in for a smog test. A smog test ensures that your vehicle’s fumes are within the allowable limits. Here are a few things you need to know and do in order to pass your fog test. Address Your Check Engine Light If your check engine light is currently on, do not take your vehicle for a smog test just yet.…

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