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    Earth Energy

    Heating and cooling our homes is often the biggest energy expense, so it’s no wonder more homeowners are considering very efficient systems. Among them, geothermal energy, which can save a lot of money in the long run. We traveled to Oklahoma, where the technology for a particular method of geothermal energy power all began.

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    Restoring a Marble Surface

    Marble surfaces are beautiful, but they need regular maintenance to keep them looking like new. Lou has some pointers.

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    The Kitchen Remodel: A Chef’s POV

    Remodeling the kitchen is on many people’s wish list. But how would you approach it if you spent most of your time in a kitchen? We spoke with someone who brought years of restaurant experience to his home remodeling project.

  • History of Holiday Lighting

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    History of Holiday Lighting

    Holiday lights have come a long way since candles were first put on Christmas trees. Here’s some of the cool history of stringing holiday lights and current innovations for the home.

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    V-Line Clamp

    Here’s one product that could help when you’re cutting material for construction, or even just using a tape measure.

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    Ask Lou Episode 156

    Do you have a DIY or home improvement question? Well, go ahead and just Ask Lou.

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