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Oval Office Has A New Look

Oval Office Has A New Look

Who knew our President was such a designophile? The Oval Office has undergone an extreme makeover. Some of the updates include new carpeting, wallpaper and sofas. However, the resolute desk and painting of Washington over the fireplace stayed put. Changes include: * New and reupholstered furniture, new paint and wallpaper. […]

Home Depot Energy Audits are Free

Home Depot Energy Audits are Free

Home Depot won’t come into your home to perform an energy audit, but with the Cash for Caulkers program a go they should consider it. Hey if President Obama delivered a speech from our store we’d do what we can to capitalize on that. Home Depot is doing their part […]

Home Star – Cash for Caulkers is a Go!

Home Star – Cash for Caulkers is a Go!

It’s official the Cash for Caulkers program is a go. Today while speaking at the Brookings Institute, President Obama announced that new spending is required to give the economy another push. The new plan would cut taxes on small businesses, increase spending on infrastructure and offer new rebates to reward […]

Hillary Clinton Decorates the State Department with Help from Home Magazines

Hillary Clinton Decorates the State Department with Help from Home Magazines

Politico is reporting that the U.S. State Department has decided it needs to decorate for Christmas. Since Hillary Clinton isn’t working out of the building she would have hoped for she’s decided to take matters into her own hands. Why should the White House get all the fun? The Harry […]

What Would Cash for Caulkers Mean for You and Me?

What Would Cash for Caulkers Mean for You and Me?

As the White House continues to try and boost the economy several plans have been presented as part of the ongoing stimulus and one of them has been coined “Cash for Caulkers”. On the surface it seemed that the “Cash for Clunkers” program was a huge success and yes it […]

In Honor of the Veterans

In Honor of the Veterans

Today is Veteran’s Day and regardless of your political leanings we are all Americans and should take a moment today to reflect on the sacrifices our fellow Americans have made and continue to make for our freedoms and those of our brothers and sisters around the world. If you choose […]

Time is Running Out for First-Time Homebuyers to Grab $8,000, or is it?

Time is Running Out for First-Time Homebuyers to Grab $8,000, or is it?

The $8,000 tax-credit for first-time home buyers seems to have boosted real estate markets across the country. From Raleigh to Portland, tentative first-time buyers are taking the plunge. The program is set to expire Nov. 30, 2009 but lawmakers are considering extending the deadline as well as raising the tax-credit […]

China Sees the Light…of Solar Power

China Sees the Light…of Solar Power

Although there are many factors at play when it comes to toxic materials that have been used to build homes, some of these materials have originated from China (Drywall to be specific). But you can’t blame the Chinese for investing in alternative energy as their government continues to sink millions […]

White Painted Roofs = Lower Energy Consumption

White Painted Roofs = Lower Energy Consumption

It’s been mentioned by the new Energy Secretary Steven Chu and supported by Barack Obama that if we were to paint 30 billion square feet of commercial roof space in the United States white, it would be the equivalent of taking 75 million cars off the road for a year. […]

Tax Credit for New Windows

Tax Credit for New Windows

Although we don’t condone replacing windows for the sole purpose of “going green” or because they just need some TLC such as new weather-stripping or insulation, if new windows are a necessity then now is a great time to look into it as there is now an energy tax credit […]

White House Christmas Decorating Ideas

White House Christmas Decorating Ideas

The White House is always splendidly decorated for Christmas and this year proves to be no exception. The Bush’s always decorated with aplomb and their state ornaments were gorgeous. Here Laura Bush shows us her grand gingerbread house and the trees lit up in the main hallway at the White […]