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7 Ways to Charge Up and Connect After Disaster
"gas, no electricity, no Internet access and no phone service. And no place is safe... you need electricity to charge your phone. If you’re relying on candles during electrical... access, electricity, phone service, Internet access and gasoline — all at the same... Florida electrical worker who is there to help you get your electricity back on. He... for your car. Most people have 2 generators they don't know about, THEIR CARS. Duracell..."
Prefab Homes Expand Modern Design's Reach
"Just like electric cars and other "Eco Saving" products--if ONLY those who really don't... saw box cars being used for housing--probably NOT for "modern design" reasons---in... money/electricity/land costs are ABLE to afford this stuff---then it will be limited... railroad cars, etc. Recycle what is already here. I liked the article and enjoyed the... mechanical, electrical and plumbing provisions. This retreat in New York's Catskill Mountains..."
Cook Smarter With New Wi-Fi Kitchen Gadgets
Whip up meals with high-tech help, thanks to a phone-connected oven and teakettle, plus a web-surfing cutting board
"access to electrical power began to transform just about every manual kitchen chore as... as electric versions of them were created. Hand mixers became blenders. Wood-fired... replaced by electric ones. Toasters and waffle irons were made possible by functional... electrical outlets in the kitchen. Today another revolution is dawning — this time... saving car that turns into a driveway..for parking your...car that you no longer have..."
Houzz Tour: California Cabin Ditches the Power Grid
Solar energy powers a modern, expandable vacation house among the trees for a family with two children
Design Your Landscape for Peace and Quiet
Block unwanted noise with plantings, barriers and water features for a more soothing outdoor experience
A Modern Backyard Trumps the Texas Heat
New shaded areas offer a respite in an outdoor Houston living room, while a fire pit re-creates fond memories
Ready to Bid Good Riddance to Charging Cords?
"many electric toothbrushes are charged wirelessly through the plastic. The new... and even cars. Over the next few years, one category of gadget after another will... on to cars. I'd really love to toss that car charger that is always in the way.... to use electric outlets around the bed, or electric blankets, that it disrupts the... of the car chargers! Good article. No mention of the impact on people's health via..."
Water Sense for Big Savings
"fully electric vehicle (cars, segway, bikes...). We realy had fun with our kids last... gardening & car wash water I need (without the water spots!), and I don't need to tax my... a new car because of rusting out from salt if it's not in an accident beforehand... wash, electricity waste We bought our Bosch dishwasher about 3 yrs. ago and are very... to wash cars, to fill swimming pools, as graywater for toilets, to fill fish ponds..."
My Houzz: Mobile Microliving in Oregon
A 128-square-foot home for a couple in Portland is designed for simplicity, affordability and beauty
"with two cars, Tammy recalls. "We sold our cars and slowly pared down by moving into... permanent electric (?) or whatever? Do they have to tie in for some of this - like... water/electric? What kind of zoning/permit issues does one have to go through? Has... also have electricity and high-speed internet. We've been living here since 2009 while... outrageous electric and gas bills, our extremely high grocery bills, and simply live,..."
What's LEED All About, Anyway?
If you're looking for a sustainable, energy-efficient home, look into LEED certification. Learn about the program and its rating system here
Video Gift Guide: 43 Finds for a Festive Home Bar
Shake up a party-ready bar with gleaming accents, dashes of red and enough glasses for every lord a-leaping
Pro Chefs Dish on Kitchens: Michael Symon Shares His Tastes
"Like cars, luxury appliances are about power, performance and looks, but a good... extra electrical capacity! BTW, electrical upgrade has been a MAJOR part of the budget... run than electric or even gas, it makes the price a bit easier to swallow! http://www... Miele electric convection oven. Here is a photo from earlier this week. Not quite... replace the electric stove with induction. They're a little pricey but the Le Creuset black..."
Kitchen Remodel Costs: 3 Budgets, 3 Kitchens
"these were cars, they'd be economy, full-size and luxury. More: How to Remodel Your Kitchen... structural, electrical, plumbing and drywalling the pros are doing. Total budget about... range as cars." anymore, with the emphasis on stone and manufactured stone countertops... years, electrical and plumbing codes need to be updated to your renovations. I... All the electrical & plumbing has be rerouted. I just sent your quotes to her, so..."
Liberate Your Chandelier
"favorite car enthusiast — all are acceptable candidates that can benefit from the countless... But...electricity and water...? Oh to have a chanderlier in the kitchen and some... National Electrical Code req. for lighting fixture above edge of tub is minimum 8 foot... National Electric Code (NEC), a standardized compilation of guidelines for the safe... maintenance of electrical systems. For hanging luminaires, the NEC prohibits cord-connected..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Garage Conversion
Have you switched from auto mode into workshop, office, gym or studio mode? We'd love to see the result
"for your car? If you've renovated your garage, we want to see it. Show us your new space... to your cars. I also plan to put our cars in there as well. If I find my self in... (with only electrical) would be great! I will never understand why Americans keep junk... parking your cars in them! Well-converted space is possibly more valuable than $60K. Living... attached 2 car garage, which does not have an entrance to the house, into an "in laws..."