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Use a Candle to Find Mystery Air Leaks in Your House

Photo: bzzup (Shutterstock) With temperatures around the country plummeting over the past few days, any air leaks in your home have likely become particularly noticeable. Perhaps you knew these cracks…

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How to Maximize the Heat From Your Fireplace

Photo: Jens Lambert (Shutterstock) Rising energy costs means that most of us will be paying more to heat our homes this winter. And unfortunately, that’s only one of many price…

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10 Common Household Items That Are Using Too Much Energy

Photo: Ground Picture (Shutterstock) If you still have a set-top DVR or a cable box, it’s probably using more energy than you think. Per How-to Geek, DVR boxes could use…

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