Miami is one of the most beautiful places on earth, and this region of South Florida is the only area in the continental US located in a tropical climate. For this reason, the beautiful weather and climate should be enjoyed first hand rather than just viewed through windows.
Although Fort Lauderdale is still on the ocean with dazzling beaches, sub-tropical weather and casual lifestyle, it has moved on from being the haven for partying college students on break from their schools and homes. While still welcome at spring break time, Fort Lauderdale has become more of a haven for adult partying, elegant dinners and gourmet served corporate banquets. Here are some of the top of the list that are family friendly in price as well as upscale in dining.
In these economic times, everyone could use a little extra green. When you think back to your grandparents or great grandparents’ generation, you can see that they embodied the term frugal. Little did they realize that many of the steps they were taking to save money were actually good for the environment. From little things like reusing bags, to big things like changing the way you power your home, there are so many ways to go green to save green.
Florida humidity can cause unwanted damage to your outside porch ceilings, which may have been hung in drywall. Whether it is a new installation of drywall, or a much-needed repair, be certain that you (or the company you hire) use the proper materials for the job:
In this day and age, homeowners are increasingly concerned with two things. How can I improve my home, and how can I save money. What if I told you the answer to these two questions would be the same one wrapped up in a tidy green ribbon? The greenovation ribbon.
That’s right. Making improvements to your home that are good for the environment can also be very good for your bottom line.
Oh, a rainy day. It’s the perfect excuse to make a pot of tea and relax. You can finally start working your way through that pile of magazines you haven’t read yet. After you finish that first one, do you have a place for it to go? If you said the recycle bin, then you don’t need this article.
1: Always make sure that your wires are LOOONNNGGG enough. Sounds simple, right? You would be surprised how many DIYers don’t measure such things. It makes hook up and service easier, faster, and much less expensive, if a tech is able to pull the equipment out to look at the back of the system.
A cool roof is one that has been designed to reflect more sunlight and absorb less heat than a standard roof. Cool roofs can be made of a highly reflective type of paint, a sheet covering, or highly reflective tiles or shingles. Nearly any type of building can benefit from a cool roof, but consider the climate and other factors before deciding to install one.
The electricity industry is changing. At least 50% of customers have the option to purchase renewable electricity directly from their power supplier, and everyone has the option of purchasing renewable energy certificates. Such power is sometimes referred to as “green power” or “clean power.”
While enjoying electric TVs, radios and other appliances, we may forget they can cause shocks and fires. In 1990, bad plugs, cords, switches, and outlets caused about 13,000 home fires and nearly 200 deaths. Most electrical fires and injuries can be prevented. People should take the time to have their electrical systems inspected and learn about electrical safety.