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What To Know About Community Solar and Net Metering

Rooftop PV panels aren't the only way to take advantage of solar energy.

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What Are Peak Hours for Electricity?

Electricity peak hours, the times of day when electric consumption is highest, may affect your monthly power bill. Here's how...


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Least Energy-Efficient Cycles for Your Appliances

From the washer and dryer to the dishwasher, energy-wasting cycles can drain your wallet.


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Solar Panels: What To Know Before You Buy

From initial cost to maintenance concerns, here's a primer on solar panels to help you decide if they're right for...


11 Genius Ways to Save on Every Household Bill

Water bills, energy bills, cell phone bills — oh my! Here’s how to cut costs on each and every one.

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What to Consider When Preparing Your Site for a Build

Before you can start building a cabin or home, you need to prepare the site. Here are the steps for...


The Best Camping Tent Heaters to Keep You Warm

Keep warm this camping season with one of these highly rated camping tent heaters available online.

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Best Temperature To Set A Thermostat in Summer

Too hot? Too cold? Stay comfortable and save on energy bills by figuring out what temperature to set your thermostat...


13 Tricks to Cut Your Summer Utility Bills

Our money experts share their favorite summer-bill secrets.


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Is the Pandemic Really to Blame for Your High Utility Bills?

Time at home increased in 2020, and so did the price we pay for utilities. Is this simple cause and...


12 Sneaky Ways Your Home Is Draining Your Bank Account

Since your walls can't talk, we got home pros to suggest the hidden ways your house could be costing you...

How Much Electricity Different Items in Your House Use

Ever wondered why people go nuts for LED lights? Learn how much electricity items in your home use.


8 Kirkland Items You Probably Shouldn’t Be Buying at Costco

You'll probably find better deals on paper products elsewhere.


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9 Air Conditioner Myths You Really Need to Stop Believing

No, your air conditioner is not going to give you a cold. Learn what other AC myths you can stop...


12 Easy Things Everyone Should Know How to Fix

Whether you're a new homeowner or an expert DIYer, knowing how to fix these common household problems can save you...


Get Yourself out of Prickly Plumbing Predicaments

Even pro plumbers run into unforeseen problems on the job. Veteran plumber Les Zell shares the cool tools and tips...