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Partner Post: Save Energy with These Efficient Window Treatments

Posted by Modernize on Apr 6, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Your ordinary curtains can do a lot more than just hang out. Not only do they make a pretty nice dress in a pinch; they can also keep your home feeling more comfortable—and take the sting out of uncomfortably high energy bills.

In fact, the right kind of shades, drapes, or awnings can keep out cold drafts or protect you from hot sun. And that means you’ll need less energy to heat and cool your interior. In fact, if you want something extra efficient, there are even ways to integrate solar power into your shades.

Yes, you heard right—a solar powered awning. Ready to hear more? Without further ado, here are the best ways to get a new energy-conscious look for your living room.

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Topics: House & Home

Partner Post: Tips for Revamping Your Home After the Holidays

Posted by Modernize on Jan 28, 2016 7:00:00 AM

By Bryn Huntpalmer,


The holidays have come and gone, and the New Year is here. Chances are, you have already stripped your home of holiday decorations. With the Christmas tree packed away and the Christmas lights pulled from around windows and doors, your home may be feeling a little bare.

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