Sustainable Neighborhoods in 2016: The Value of the Community

There are a variety of aspects that factor into a home’s value, but its location and neighborhood offerings can make or break a sale. In modern neighborhoods, a move towards sustainability has become the expectation, and for good reason. The effects of sustainability seep into every desirable facet of a neighborhood; one of these important … Read More.

Electric Living

Gas Powered Washing Machines
How many of us give our washing machines a second thought? And why should we? They’re reliable, automatic, hidden away, and quietly serve us when needed, with little fuss or mess.
It was not always so.
Back in the “good ole days”, Maytag (and others) built gasoline engine-powered washing machines because only cities had … Read More.

5 Unconventional Ways to Cut Home Utility Costs

Guest post by Melissa Lynne, freelance writer for Systrum Energy, a third party energy supplier serving New Jersey.
For the average American household, monthly utility bills represent a significant chunk of the family budget, usually 5 – 10 percent of monthly expenses.  Since utilities are such a big chunk of your expenses, there are probably a … Read More.