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Home Improvement  /  April 7, 2016

12 Ways to Make Your Home Green

Looking to live green, but don’t know where to start? Let the home maintenance experts at Handyman Connection of Boise point your down the road to green living!

    1. https://www.energystar.gov/campaign/improvements/how_it_works/home_performance_assessment
  1. Make the switch to CFL bulbs in all of your fixtures, both inside and out
  2. Recycle, recycle, recycle! Concerned about messy recycling bins? Try this!
  3. Have a whole-house water treatment system installed and stop wasting money on bottled water.
  4. Turn down the temperature on your water heater.
  5. Request a home energy audit from your local energy provider, and make the suggested changes.
  6. Minimize the use of wall-to-wall carpeting and have hardwood floors installed.
  7. Add insulation to your home to improve comfort and efficiency.
  8. Caulk and weatherstrip around windows and doors.
  9. Switch all of your interior and exterior light fixtures to ENERGY STAR fixtures.
  10. Upgrade to efficient windows.
  11. Plant a tree on your property.
  12. Put a rain barrel by your downspout to collect rainwater to use in your garden.

The experts at Handyman Connection of Boise have experience in a broad range of green living solutions. Call us today and or schedule a free, no-obligation project estimate!

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