Our friends at eLightBulbs.com have made available this great calculator for determining how much cash you might save by using more energy efficient lighting. It is a simple effective tool for determining cost effectiveness for the more expensive energy efficient light bulbs. Try it out and post your savings.
With many people in the USA coming up on a 3 day weekend to celebrate our nation’s independence, I thought I would offer some simple projects that you can do around your home to help you declare your energy Independence. 1. Install a rain barrel. Collecting and reusing rainwater to irrigate your garden and landscape […]
One of the things we love about our back yard is that it has woods. One of the things we don’t love is that the woods are home to a lot of deer, and the deer love to eat our plants and vegetables in our garden and landscaping. Over the past few years, we’ve tried […]
Pruning is a vital part of plant and tree care. This task can be confusing so we developed the following guide to help you prune properly. Three basic tools suffice for most pruning jobs: shears, loppers, and a pruning saw. Keep them sharp for clean cuts; disinfect after pruning diseased material. 1. When Do Roses […]
We’ve just created this short intro screencast to help you get started setting up your new HomeSpot account. We’ll be adding additional media tutorials over the coming days but this should help your set up your home profile, house maintenance, projects, and more. Getting Started With HomeSpot HQ
I received an email today notifying me that HomeSpot HQ has been selected as a finalist for Idea Cafe’s small business grant. The full list of finalists can be viewed at here. Followers and fans of HomeSpot can vote by visiting http://www.businessownersideacafe.com/small_business_grants/grant_vote.php (sign up required to become member of Idea Cafe).
I am very proud to announce the launch of HomeSpot HQ. Visit http://www.homespotHQ.com and register an account to start managing your home maintenance, projects and history.
You can now follow HomeSpot on Facebook and Twitter. We’ll be using these tools as another way to share updates, announce new features, and interact with HomeSpot users.