Greener Living Tips-Home Maintenance

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Greener living tips-Home maintenance is an area that most people overlook when it comes to living green. But it makes sense that taking cake of small maintenance tasks before they become energy and resource wasting problems.



Caulk in dry weather when temperatures are moderate. Check all locations, such as:

  • Foundation penetrations (electrical, phone, water, cable TV, and gas line entrances)
  • Around fans and vents
  • Joints between door or window frames and siding

Check weather-stripping on all exterior doors and adjust as needed. Ensure that door thresholds are a good fit—most are adjustable.

After any activity in the attic, check that the insulation is evenly distributed.


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