When the temps rise, so does water usage. And that means a larger impact on areas that are already struggling with drought conditions, not to mention the impact on your wallet, regardless of where you live."Summer's rising temperatures often coincide with rising outdoor water use, primarily due to an increase in lawn and landscape watering," said WaterSense. "While using water efficiently is important throughout the year, sometimes the timing of water use can make a big difference for community water supplies - and your water bill."In most cases, there are easy fixes you can make to be more water efficient. Check out 8 daily habits you can adjust to save water here.
There's no shortage of fairs, festivals, or get-togethers in the Madison Area, and there's no exception when it comes to Independence Day! 4th of July is one of my favorite Holidays; summer weather, food good, and of course the fireworks! Find a way you and your family can celebrate by reading about the different local events here.
Has technology passed your home by? It's never too late to update it. Whether you just want to bring the home's function into this century for your personal use or are looking to put it on the market, incorporating some smart home items is, well, a smart strategy."The stock advice for homeowners putting a house on the market used to go like this: Give the exterior, or the front door, a fresh coat of paint; tame unruly shrubs; and swap out a few light fixtures. But today's homebuyers are expecting a little more," said Consumer Reports. According to Coldwell Banker's latest annual smart-home survey, most potential homebuyers want smart-home tech preinstalled."A list of 5 smart and easy upgrades here.