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  • If you live where winter temperatures drop below freezing for long periods of time, listen in. The risk of pipes freezing is a major concern. Professionals like the Plumbing Detectives, a busy plumber in Lane Cove, have seen this a thousand times. They’ve sent us a few suggestions to protect pipes from freezing up your…

  • Running a business is a tough gig. You have to be all people. The boss, the receptionist, the cleaner, accounts receivable, payroll and much more. Energy costs don’t help either. If you’re a startup, these can throw a small business over the edge. The good news is you’re not alone. There are plenty of business…

  • Going green is a lifestyle choice everyone can achieve. People put off the idea because they think they have to completely change the way they live day-to-day. This isn’t true though. Living an eco-smart life is much easier than you might think. The best part is there are a lot of savings to be made living an eco-friendly…

  • Energy costs are through the roof.  They rise and fall with the seasons, but generally they’re super high. Are you checking your gas, electricity and water bills and experiencing a sense of shock? Don’t worry. You’re sure not alone.   The great news is, you don’t have to take this lying down. You can fight…

  • It’s the little less exciting consumer items that all add up. These are the expenses we don’t care one hoot about because they’re boring. But not watching or monitoring these is like driving down a highway and throwing your cash out the driver’s window. I love solving any problem that can burn a hole in…

  • Windows and doors are usually things we open, close and walk in and out of. But have you considered their energy saving qualities? Replacing windows and doors can really reduce those soaring energy bills. But when it comes to choosing more energy-efficient options, consumers are overwhelmed with the choice. The technology, terminology and options on…

  • Summer is here and though you might be wrapped up in Christmas stuff right now, you might want to take a moment to think about the impending heat. And if you remember summer last year, you may recall that some days were simply not pretty. Although you may have some quick fixes up your sleeve…

  • Save MoneyUtilities

    5 ninja-style money-saving energy moves

    by Penina
    by Penina

    Have you had this sinking feeling before when it comes to energy? You know you might have left a few lights on or had a few too many long showers but you are still shocked at the price on the bill as your money flashes before your eyes. There goes the new dress you were…