architect: Conserving Water In Your Home, Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase (Part 1) - 08/24/11 03:54 PM
Conserving Water In Your Home, Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase
Conserving water means conserving energy. To process, pump, and heat water imposes a heavy burden on our already-pressured energy system. The more water we use, the more energy we demand, and the less we have of both to go around.
Implementing just a few small changes to your home can dramatically influence water supply, and it may even save you a few bucks as a result. So why wait, let’s get started on ways you can save water indoors.
Install a water meter. This handy device indicates how much water … (2 comments)

architect: Conserving Water In Your Home, Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase (Part 2) - 08/24/11 03:14 PM
Conserving Water In Your Home, Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase
As one of our most precious natural resources, water needs to be used conservatively outside the home just as much as inside. There are many aspects of outdoor living that require water, so being smart about using it can ensure that you and your neighbors get what you need.
If we’re lucky enough, rainwater provides ample supply to care for our yards and landscaping. Simply set a rain collection barrel under a gutter, and use the water that you acquire to water your plants, lawn or garden.
What else can … (0 comments)

architect: 4 Ways You Can Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase Now (Part 4) - 06/14/11 02:29 PM
4 Ways You Can Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase Now (Part 4)
Still looking for ways to spend less on utility bills? Improving the rate at which your home uses energy is one of the most important concepts you can put into action right now, especially as demand and prices increase.
If you’ve been following our series on 4 Ways You Can Improve Your Home’s Energy Efficiency in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase Now, you’ve learned about reducing energy consumption in three major areas of the home:
• Air leakages, insulation, and HVAC
• Water … (2 comments)

architect: How Aging in Place Keeps You in Your Home, in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase (Part 4) - 05/21/11 04:14 PM
How Aging in Place Keeps You in Your Home, in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase (Part 4)
Aging in Place – the ability to make modifications that allow senior citizens to stay in their homes as they age – provides many different benefits to homeowners. As we revealed in part 1, part 2 and part 3, there are physical and emotional benefits, safety and security benefits, and financial benefits that result from Aging in Place.
In part 4, we want to focus on how Aging in Place supports the environment for future generations. In the 21st century, green home design and … (0 comments)

architect: How Aging in Place Keeps You in Your Home, in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase (Part 3) - 05/20/11 01:50 PM
How Aging in Place Keeps You in Your Home, in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase (Part 3)
In 2011, the first Americans born to the baby boomer generation will begin the advancement toward retirement. Long-awaited travel and relaxation plans will commence, and the concern over future living arrangements will also gain momentum.
In parts 1 and 2 of the Aging in Place series, we discussed the physical and emotional health benefits of staying in the home as well as available safety and security modifications. Part 3 will describe the financial advantages of staying in the home versus moving to an institutional … (3 comments)

architect: How Aging in Place Keeps You in Your Home, in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase (Part 2) - 05/19/11 11:15 AM
How Aging in Place Keeps You in Your Home, in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase (Part 2)
If you can believe it, death is not the biggest fear of senior citizens. According to a study commissioned by Clarity® and The EAR Foundation, those in their golden years have a far greater fear of moving into a nursing home and losing their independence. So how can you, or those you love, remain at home even when health and physical abilities decline? Many baby boomers, those with chronic illnesses, and children of aging parents are using an approach known as Aging in Place.
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architect: How Aging in Place Keeps You in Your Home, in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase (Part 1) - 04/27/11 05:05 AM
How Aging in Place Keeps You in Your Home, in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase (Part 1)
In 2011, baby boomers will be retiring at a rate of 10,700 per day. That’s according to a study conducted by AARP, which also revealed that 70-80% of respondents would prefer to live out their days in their own homes. Who can blame them, with the crippling effects of the economy and the seemingly uncertainty of life after entering into a nursing home or assisted living program.
The good news? Baby boomers are discovering an alternative way to enjoy the golden years, and … (2 comments)

architect: Aging in Place - CAPS certification in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase - 06/23/10 10:16 PM
Aging in Place - CAPS certification in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase
CAPS (Certified Aging in Place Specialist) is a nationally-recognized accreditation earned through the National Association of Home Builders.
CAPS certificates are granted to building, remodeling and other professionals who complete an intense, approved training program and are dedicated to serving individuals who wish to remain in their homes in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase as they age.
Alex Shekhtman of A&A Design Build Remodeling is honored to announce that he has earned CAPS certification and is working with homeowners in Washington, DC and Montgomery County, MD who wish … (0 comments)

architect: How to Develop a Budget for Your Remodeling Project in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase - 04/08/10 04:05 PM
How to Develop a Budget for Your Remodeling Project in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase
Step 1.
First of all, discuss your needs with the family. It is not uncommon for your spouse to have a different set of priorities. At this point, don’t worry about the real estate market or your neighbors; just write a list of priorities without budget considerations. There are obviously some items that you “must” have and there are others that would be “nice” to have, if the money will allow.
Step 2.
Do a little research on the web. One of the best places to … (1 comments)

architect: Six Ways to Save a Client Today - 03/16/10 02:17 PM
This article is written for CPA's but aplicable for any business.
Authour - Rick Telberg http://www.cpa2biz.com/Content/media/PRODUCER_CONTENT/Newsletters/Articles_2010/CPA/Mar/6WaysSaveClient.jsp
Six Ways to Save a Client Today
Local accounting firm redefines "R&D" for client retention and business development. How to keep clients happy and build your business. March 15, 2010 by Rick Telberg/At Large At most companies, “R&D” means “research and development.” But at Dugan & Lopatka CPAs in Wheaton, Ill., every staffer knows it means client “retention and development,” as in business development.
Like many firms faced a couple years ago with the credit crash and ensuing Great Recession, Dugan & Lopatka’s attention was … (0 comments)

architect: How to Remove and Ovoid Mildew in your Bathroom in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase - 03/11/10 07:27 AM
How to Remove and Ovoid Mildew in your Bathroom in Washington DC, Bethesda, Chevy Chase
Mildew is a thin, black, or sometimes white, growth produced by mold. Molds are always present in the air but those that cause mildew need moisture and certain temperatures to grow. They commonly develop in humid, especially in closed spaces.
Difficulty: Moderately Easy Instructions, Things You'll Need: * Cleaning supplies, lemon juice, salt, bleach,
Step 1 As we all know, mildew likes heat and moisture. Bathroom is usually the place where heat and moisture are combined to create an ideal conditions for mildew grows.
Step 2 … (6 comments)

 
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