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Katy Ryan

  • Lawmakers Push Green Tax Holiday

    Missouri governor Matt Blunt pitched a green tax holiday this week during a speech in mid-Missouri. The exemption period would allow consumers to purchase Energy Star designated appliances without paying sales…

  • New Bloggers: Meredith and Katy

    It’s been a busy week here at C&H. The DIY Maven guest blogged and featured some great articles and we’ve added a few more regular contributors who are going to provide…

  • Save Money with a Water Heater Wrap

    To save on energy costs and ensure a longer hot water supply, consider enclosing the body of your water heater with a tank wrap, a thick fiberglass blanket that’s sold at…

  • ‘Tap’ Into Your Inner Philanthropist

    With the conditions of our drinking water under increased scrutiny (here and here), promoting the availability of clean water is more important than ever. As you take a break from your…

  • Installing a Ceiling Fan

    Photo: Courtesy of Hunter Prestige Collection National Geographic is among the latest magazines to ride the green wave with a new special interest issue: The Green Guide. Among articles that debate…

  • Quick Fixes for Basement Flooding

    As winter snow gives way to spring rains, prepare for the influx of moisture and protect your home’s basement. Those with older homes may be especially prone to lower level flooding,…

  • Creating an At-Home Gallery

    With a handful of stylish picture frames and a picture rail or wooden shelf, transform any wall of your home into a decorative gallery space. Room and Board offers several project…

  • Pretty Tools Target Women Builders

    Wild and Wolf’s graphically vivid floral tools are causing quite the discussion at Apartment Therapy’s Chicago blog. Although seemingly innovative, Wild and Wolf isn’t the first company to produce tools targeted…