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22 May
2018

Green Summer Preparation Tips and Season Home Preparation Tips

Posted by Norman F, May 22nd, 2018

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Summer is rapidly approaching, it is time to clean up your place. EWG Has a nice list of tips to help you clean your house the green more eco-friendly way.

  • When traveling on vacation, try to carpool, take public transportation, or walk as much as possible
  • Check the exterior of your home and repair any cracked or flaking paint
  • Check and clean gutters again
  • It is time to work on your garden, sprinkler system, and rejuvenate your lawn
  • Check and clean chimney if necessary
  • Check your water heater for leaks and sediment, turn down its temperature if possible
  • Look for termites, ants, and other pests
  • The heater will get a rest, so it’s time to check your air conditioner and its filters
  • Check your roof and patch or replace any damaged areas
  • Consider a solar electric system
  • If you live in a windy area, consider a wind turbine
  • If you your car needs replacement, consider purchasing a hybrid or all electric car

Some other useful tips include:

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