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Snow globes make a nice souvenir or gift, but sometimes they can be pricey. If you want to make a custom snow globe for that special someone, check out this guide to learn how to make one right at home! Materials Needed: Mason Jar Glue gun...
Tea packets make great stocking stuffers. But why not craft a specialty decoration out of tea packets? A Christmas tea tree is a simple, fun craft that doubles as both a decoration and useful present. Materials Needed: Cone Glue gun...
Christmas and origami don’t relate to most people. But the Japanese papercraft can create just about anything from holiday animals like reindeer, to tree ornaments, and even bows. We’ll share some Christmas origami projects to help you get into the...
If you use gift wrapping paper for the holidays, you will probably have some leftovers laying around. There may be those odd-shaped cuts of gift wrap and of course the unwrapped paper. Usually, it gets thrown away. Why not put it to use in other ways?...
Do you find yourself giving gifts with gift bags and tissue paper? If you want to switch it up or want to learn new skills check out this guide to wrapping gifts. Video by Mark Watola Materials Needed: Wrapping paper Scissors Tape...
Geothermal heat pumps continue to make a name for themselves as an energy efficient and environmentally friendly heat source. They don’t rely on electricity to generate heat, which leads to less greenhouse gas emissions as well as energy savings for you...
Spending an afternoon making homemade holiday decorations demonstrates a great way to create a lasting memory. We created a list to help you find the tools you need to make your own decorations this holiday season:          ...
As the holidays draw near, what better way to prepare than with some festive holiday activities? We compiled a list of fun ideas you can do as the holidays approach!           Decorate for the holidays If you haven’t already...
When it comes to the holidays, there are plenty of classic ways to decorate. A tree, string lights, and stockings hung by the chimney come to mind. You can create the holiday atmosphere in more than one way. We put together a list of ways to create a...
Image by Nathan Dumlao Stocking stuffers work well to give people fun and useful gifts. We compiled a list of small (but fun!) gifts that you can give family or friends that won’t break the bank. Coasters Coasters keep your desk or table free of...
Currently medical workers and high-risk groups, like the elderly, are receiving the recently produced COVID-19 vaccines. While waiting for the vaccine distribution to the general public, and for some time thereafter, we need to continue wearing face...
Image by Hye-young Jung Do you use a space heater to keep warm during the colder months? The National Fire Protection Association states, “between 2011 and 2015, portable and stationary space heaters accounted for more than two of every five (43...
What thermostat is right for you? Line voltage or low voltage? Don’t know? We’ll discuss what thermostat is right for your heater or your HVAC system. Homes typically operate on line voltage (120V-240V). Most household appliances work on 120V or have a...
LED lights keep dominating the lighting industry. As the most energy efficient lighting technology on the market, manufacturers find more convenient ways to use it. One of those ways includes LED light modules. What is an LED light module? An LED light...
Good news everyone. COVID vaccines near completion. Just about everyone knows someone who has suffered from the virus, and everyone has had their lives impacted in some way. To date, COVID sweeps the globe with more than 58 million cases and...
Photo by Frederico Respini Electricity is primarily generated using fossil fuels. This produces high amounts of greenhouses gases that negatively impact the environment. The United States Environmental Protection Agency stated that in 2018, 26.9% of the...
Does your yard or patio look a little dim? When thinking of new outdoor lighting ideas, why not go green at the same time? Use solar outdoor lights to liven up your yard and go green without installing costly solar panels. Solar lighting and the benefits...
LED Lighting The first and most important step in making any warehouse space eco-friendly is to change your current metal halide and fluorescent lights with LED replacements. LED lights will use significantly less energy, last much longer, and burn...
Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are one of the most advanced lighting options available. LED lights are measured in lumens instead of watts, unlike their traditional lighting products. Lumens measure the brightness of the bulb. Watts measure the rate at...
Going green poses a great deal of benefits to mankind, wildlife, greenery and the planet we inhabit. Being environmentally conscious can be a significantly rewarding lifestyle choice for not only the environment, but your fiscal life, as well as your...