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Energy-Efficient Appliances Guide to Save Energy, Money and the Environment

Much of the electricity we use in our homes comes from power plants that use fossil fuels like coal, natural gas and oil to generate power. Using these fossil fuels causes air pollution and contributes to smog, acid rain and global warming. By using energy efficient appliances, you can help reduce demand on power plants which eventually leads to less pollution and other negative environmental effects.

There are many ways to find appliances that use the least energy. Here are some helpful tips.
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Home Energy Saving Tips to Reduce Your Utility Bills

Preparing your home for winter will ensure you have a warmer home and lower energy bills. Two things that help greatly are making sure your home is properly sealed and has sufficient insulation in all the right places. Here are some home energy saving tips that will help reduce your utility bills this winter.
Seal holes and cracks
Older homes have many places that lose heat or cold air. This means your HVAC system has to work longer and harder to keep your home comfortable. By properly sealing… See More

How to Quickly Add Resale Value to Your Home

Anyone with a keen eye on the real estate market understands the value of home improvements to increase resale value. Too many homeowners create a false perception in their minds about the worth of their older homes and resist investing in a pre-sale face-lift. Even a minor investment can increase a home’s value.
Improve curb appeal
One of the most effective projects to increase resale value and attract more foot traffic inside your home is to refresh the landscaping. It’s easy enough to trim… See More

Tips to Save Energy and Money at Home

No matter what the season is, wasted energy in your home will cost you. There is the expense of high utility bills, but using more energy also means your appliances and electronics are working harder than they should. Overworking electrical devices shortens their lifespan, adding up to even more expenses down the road when your water heater or HVAC condenser breaks sooner than you expected.

If you are interested in improving your home’s energy efficiency, it’s best to employ a comprehensive “whole… See More

Sears Lease Program Gives You Financial Flexibility

Did you know that you can lease to own thousands of products from Sears – TVs, appliances, grills and many more. You choose the brand, color and features you want – Sears can even arrange delivery and installation for you.

Sears Lease Program is easy

Just head to your local Sears store and pick out the items you’d like to lease.
Make your first payment in store and take your items home that day.
Complete your minimum term payments and then it’s your call as to what you want to… See More

5 Great Green Electronics You Should Consider

The concept of “going green” has become increasingly popular in recent years. Not only do you get to do your part in protecting the environment by purchasing various types of green products, but you also get to save yourself a little bit of money at the same time. Because green products are eco-friendly, have low energy use and other attributes that are considered environmentally conscious, they traditionally cost much less to run with regards to electricity than products in the past.

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5 Ways Ceiling Fans Can Help Save Money on Your Energy Bill

Ceiling fans are an attractive and economical way to add lighting and better air circulation to your home. For under $200, a ceiling fan is within reach of most budgets, especially if you install it yourself. Moreover, ceiling fans can pay for themselves in energy savings over time. Here are some tips for using them wisely for maximum effectiveness.

1. Use ceiling fans to increase the number of days you keep the windows open. Ceiling fans can help extend the number of days when you can cool your… See More

Sears August Family and Friends Event-don’t miss out!

Come join us for great deals on back to school shopping and more at our upcoming Friends and Family Event from 6 pm to 9am August 11th, 2013. You can save an extra 5% to 25% off regular and sale priced items at your local store. These incredible savings will also be available if you shop online at Sears.com  from Friday August 9, 8pm CST to Monday, August 12, 7am CST. !  Visit Sears to help equip your college bound student with all they need for a rocking dorm room with our great deals… See More

5 Tips for Staying Cool without High Energy Costs

Almost half a home’s summer energy bill goes to cooling costs, according to the U.S. Department of Energy. You don’t have to swelter and sweat just to save money on your energy bill. You can reduce energy costs and keep cool by following several easy tips.

Use a programmable thermostat

A programmable thermostat can save the average home about $100 annually in energy costs. A basic programmable thermostat has pre-programmed settings, allowing the air conditioning to run less when you’re… See More

Increase Your Home’s Value with Exterior Paint

There are many factors that go into making your home more appealing, which is especially important if you’re trying to sell it. Most people selling a home need to make some changes to the interior in order to increase the value of the property. That usually involves sprucing up the kitchen and bathrooms, important rooms buyers always look at, as well as adding a fresh coat of paint here or there to give the interior a little pizzazz.

What many sellers don’t realize is that buyers will often… See More

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