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The Effect of Solar Energy on Home Value

As concern for climate change continues to grow among the American public opinion, there has also been increased interest in the installation of solar panels for residential properties. A survey by Pew Research found that nearly one half of homeowners “have given serious thought to installing” solar panels. Yet, only 6 percent of those surveyed …


Three Tips for Maintaining Your Pond

Ponds often look like a part of the landscape that can take care of themselves, but in reality they require routine maintenance to keep them as healthy as possible. Ponds that are not well cared for tend to have overgrown plant life, and cannot always support diverse fish populations. Here are three best practices for …


Making Grad Night One To Remember

There are some events in life that absolutely call for a major celebration. On the list of events that most people consider “major” are birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, and of course, graduations. Graduations are especially huge events as they represent the culmination of years of dedication and hard work. A graduation is an event a whole …