Home Water Savings Tip #423 – Inside – Shave Face Outside of Shower

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 423, Save Face Outside of Shower. I know a lot of guys might find this hard, but you waste so much water by shaving in the shower vs over a sink. Try it for a week or more and you will have created a new money saving and water conservation habit for yourself. INSTALL … [Read more...]

Lowering Your Air Conditioning Costs Tip #173 – Turn Off Air Conditioner When At Work

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 173 , Turn Off A/C When Away On Vacation. This summer money savings idea is just like the previous lower  your air conditioning costs tip, except for a much longer duration. Why keep the house cool when no one is there? You could even consider, if you are worried … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #408 – Inside – Turn Off Water While Shampooing In Shower

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 408, Turn of the Faucet While Shampooing Your Hair In The  Shower. This one could be a bit more challenging in that if you are shampooing, how will you find the On switch for your shower with your eye’s closed? Yet, practice makes perfect, especially when it is your … [Read more...]

Lowering Electricity Use Tip #61 – Don’t Leave Computer On All Day

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 61, Don’t Leave Computer On All Day. I’m as guilty as anyone for doing this. I like to see if anyone  has visited our site or left a comment. I should do better. It is a very easy and simple electricity lowering and money saving habit to get into, don't you … [Read more...]

Home Water Savings Tip #406 – Inside – Turn Off Water When Shaving Legs In Shower

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 406, Turn of the Faucet While Shaving Legs In Shower. Ladies, this one was submitted to me by several people. Would this work for you? The same rationale as that used in tip #405. Save water, save hot water and a double money saving tip! INSTALL COST - Free INSTALL … [Read more...]

Lowering Electricity Use Tip #59 – Turn Off All Electrical Appliances When Going To Bed

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 59, Turn Off All Electrical Appliances Before Going to Bed. Last one up turns off all lights, electrical appliances, removes all re-chargers from the wall outlets, etc. But, might I suggest you leave the refrigerator on? :) Again, just another no cost yet simple … [Read more...]

Sports Book Review – Notre Dame and the Game That Changed Football

Notre Dame and the Game That Changed Football

A departure from our usual home renovation, energy conservation and money saving articles today. Since we are quickly closing in on the BCS championship in college football and Notre Dame has finished its 2010 college football season with its game against the Miami Hurricane in the Sun Bowl, I thought I would write about the following book which I received for Christmas and just finished reading: Notre Dame and the Game That Changed Football: How Jesse Harper Made the Forward Pass a Weapon … [Read more...]

Money Saving Tip – Check Your Mobile Phone Rate

Now that Christmas and New Years has come and gone, there is one more end of year holiday season activity to enjoy; receiving and paying off your credit card bills used to buy all those presents. What? You are not looking forward to that part of the holidays? Shocking. Last year (wow, I can now say 'last year' :) ) I wrote an article about savings we received on our home land line phones, internet and satellite TV connection. Don't forget about your mobile phone. For me, however, … [Read more...]

Money Saving Tip – Call Your Phone Provider

Satellite Receiver Switch Test

I know. Call your local phone provider to save money? Well, yes. Here is what happened to me recently. I was very tired of continually seeing adds on the television for this local phone company or that local phone company about their low, low, really low phone rates. How come mine had not gone down in several years? You see we actually have two separate phone lines in our home so our overly expensive phone bills were twice a problem. What prompted me to call our local phone … [Read more...]

Mobile Phone Review – Nokia 7020 Review

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Now, you might be wondering what a home renovation and energy conservation web site like DailyHomeRenoTips.com might be doing with a produce review article on any cell phone, let alone the Nokia 7020 mobile phone. After all, we write about our own experiences with home renovation projects, energy conservation efforts and the like. Heck, we even have and maintain our free Home Energy and Water Savings Guide containing more than 530 different ways to reduce your household's electricity, … [Read more...]

Where To Use PAR 20 LED Lightbulbs in the Bathroom

Bathroom Mirror 5 Light Fixture Set

Over the past several weeks we have been reviewing different uses of PAR 20 LED light bulbs in the ceiling of: Bathroom Bedrooms Potty Rooms Today I wanted to show you another area of the bathroom where we ended up using several of these extremely low wattage energy saving and therefore money saving LED light bulbs from The Home Depot. Now, here is a picture of the mirror in our shared bathroom. Notice the set of 5 light outlets directly above the mirror. For three years … [Read more...]

Daily Home Energy Savings Tip #262 – Heating – Turn Off Heat During Day

Editor’s Note: To view all the 530+ different energy and water conservation tips for the home, simply access our Free Energy and Water Savings Guide, 3rd Edition +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Number 262, Turn Off Heat During The Day. I do not recommend turning off the heat during the winter. Too many things unexpected things can occur. What if something happens to the switch to turn the heat back on? What if you are out for longer than you think or what if it gets … [Read more...]

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