The average American uses 100 gallons of water a day at home, and while those gallons add up, so do the dollars. A typical U.S. household spends $1,100 per year on water, but it can save $350 annually simply by installing water-efficient fixtures and appliances. What’s more, reducing water use doesn’t just pad your wallet …5 min read
It actually seems a bit unfair. Just when our yards and gardens reach full bloom, summer’s hot, dry weather comes along and makes it challenging to keep everything lush and beautiful. For areas of the country experiencing drought conditions and watering restrictions, it’s an even bigger challenge. Outdoor water use is at its peak, making …4 min read
Contributed by Gardener & Nursery Professional, Annie Joseph A healthy garden is home to many different plants and flowers, along with birds and diverse insect populations. We all know that occasionally there are pest insects in our gardens, but may not be aware that there are many beneficial insects, or “good bugs”, that keep the …5 min read
Saving energy continues to be a hot topic for many Americans. And one of our favorite energy-saving products is an occupancy sensor, or a “smart” light switch from Lutron called the Maestro® occupancy sensor switch. This switch automates the lights in your home – it automatically turns lights on when you enter a room, leaves them …4 min read
Adding insulation to your home is easier than you think. Here is some advice on how and where to insulate to stay warm this winter and to save big on your energy bills. 3 min read
If you've been looking for ways to make your home greener, more energy efficient and cut utility costs, it doesn’t seem like an easy task, especially if you have an older home. Why not simplify the process and buy ENERGY STAR®-rated products whenever you can.2 min read
I am often asked “What is Eco Options and why does The Home Depot have this program?”
The Eco Options program identifies products that have less of an impact on the environment than comparable standard products. Our intentions are to make it easier for customers to identify which purchases will help them reduce their environmental impact.
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Toilet experts at MJSI continue their dedication to high-efficiency plumbing innovation by introducing the 2012 model of its award-winning HydroRight dual flush converter. Engineered to convert standard toilets into water-saving dual flush toilets, the 2012 HydroRight is the only converter that features an interchangeable designer chrome handle and button.
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