Staying Cool with Low Cost Cooling

I hate this kind of weather. A friend of mine believes it’s because I was born in the fall. Apparently, people tend to favor the time of year they were born in. I honestlyjust think she’s nuts, because what is there to like about the summer?It’s hot and it’s humid. There’s also this giant yellow ball of fire in the sky that is intent on burning my pasty skin. Everything smells like sunscreen and sweat, and the whole world feels like it’s fit to melt.Then there are the AC costs. Becau...
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Top Three Reasons to Install an Awning

Awnings - 19th century storefronts
The Humble Awning - An Unsung Hero of Outdoor LivingThe humble awning has a surprisingly long history. From the woven mat awnings that shaded the marketplaces of Ancient Egypt and Syria, to the ubiquitous awnings of 19th century storefronts, awnings have always been popular.There are multiple reasons for this popularity. However, I am going to give you my top three reasons for why everyone should consider installing an awning at their home or business. Shelter The first reason is a ...
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