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Smart Small Home Design

Smart Small Home Design

Efficiency and economy are more than just the current trend – they’re the guiding principles for our future. These common sense goals apply across the board – to our energy, water, transportation, housing – virtually everything. We simply can’t continue wasting valuable resources while feeding an increasingly unpredictable climate in the face of a faltering […]

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Home Planning for …2020?

Home Planning for …2020?

Yup. 2020. The consensus seems to be that the US housing market will be stuck in the ditch until at least then. And when it recovers it will likely look considerably different from the McMansions that were churned out during the bubble boom years. While the real estate markets in many other countries (like here […]

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Dual-Flush Toilet Duel – Caroma vs Pegasus

Dual-Flush Toilet Duel - Caroma vs Pegasus

Several years ago we replaced our two old water-guzzling toilets and installed water-saving, dual-flush toilets. You’re thinking, a toilet’s a toilet right? Well sort of. They may look about the same, but performance can be dramatically different from one style or manufacturer to the next. Why replace working toilets? We really didn’t have to think […]

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