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Take Care This Winter

Posted on 12/01/2018 at 8:00 AM
Take Care This Winter Living in Iowa we all struggle with keeping healthy during the bitter cold winter months. We don’t focus on keeping ourselves healthy as we are busy going on vacations, visiting with family and eating our weight in holiday food and then it happens, we get sick. Here...

Differences In Senior Living Communities

Posted on 08/08/2018 at 12:00 PM
Differences in Senior Living Communities There is an overabundance of senior living options to choose from and it could be overwhelming to someone who is looking for a community for themselves or a loved one to live in. There are major differences in independent living apartments, assisted living communities and nursing...

Quick Tips For Home Ventilation Beginners

Posted on 08/01/2018 at 12:00 AM
Quick Tips For Home Ventilation Beginners By yellowblue™ Eco Tech The hardest part of your home to take care of is the part you can’t see. The vents you see in your kitchen or bathroom are part of the larger ventilation system, one of the most important components to your home’s health....

Smart Ways To Boost Home Value

Posted on 06/27/2018 at 12:00 PM
Smart Ways To Increase Your Home’s Value By yellowblue™ Eco Tech Homes deserve to be loved by the market the same way they are by the family. Too often, homeowners lose out on financial opportunities because certain aspects of their homes aren’t as polished or up to date as they could be. ...

The 3 Biggest Energy Users in Your Home

Posted on 05/16/2018 at 12:00 AM
The 3 Biggest Energy Users In Your Home By yellowblue™ Eco Tech As a homeowner, there are two kinds of costs you will experience: costs you plan for, and costs you don’t. Too often, a homeowner’s utility bills start falling into the latter category. Anything from a cold front to a...

How to Improve Your Home's Indoor Air Quality

Posted on 02/19/2018 at 5:00 PM
How To Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality Gutters, shingles, pipes, and appliances — it’s easy to remember these things need fixing. It’s the unseen parts of your home that are tough to take care of. Indoor air quality, however, is an often forgotten but incredibly important facet of a home’s...

Benefits of Properly Air Sealing And Insulating Your Home

Posted on 01/24/2018 at 5:00 PM
Benefits Of Properly Air Sealing And Insulating Your Home Fuzzy blankets and fireplaces aren’t the only things making your home comfortable. For homeowners, cold drafts in winter and muggy air in the summer might feel like facts of life, but the truth is you can do something about it. By...

Quick Home Energy Conservation Tips by Yellowblue Eco Tech

Posted on 01/24/2018 at 4:55 PM
Quick Home Energy Conservation Tips Clichés have an annoying habit of often being as true as they are unoriginal. It’s no truer than with the saying “leave each place a little better than when you found it.” We teach it to our kids, but how can we practice it ourselves? When it...
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