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​9 Ways to Cool Down Your House this Summer

1. Swap Bulbs If you still haven’t switched to CFLs for environmental or economic reasons, do it to be cool. Incandescent bulbs waste about 90 percent of their energy through the heat they emit. 2. Keep A Cool Head Try out a buckwheat pillow for bedtime. They don’t absorb and ...

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8 Tips for First-Time Sellers

If you’re selling a home for the first time, it’s quite a different ballgame from what you experienced as a first-time buyer. Ultimately, you’re in control of the process. You call the shots on prepping your home for sale, deciding on a listing price, accepting (or rejecting) offers, and a ...

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Curious Cbus: The Stories Behind Columbus Street Names

  As part of our Curious Cbus series, WOSU collects questions from listeners and investigates the answers. But since the project started, a lot of the questions we’ve received have centered around various Columbus streets and where their names came from. From Africa to Sawmill Road and beyond, we’ve answered some of ...

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10 Things to Do Before You Sell Your House

  Before you put your house on the market, ask your real estate agent for guidance on improving your home’s presentation. Your agent can tell you what buyers expect in your particular market and at your home’s price point. The following 10 steps are a way to get a good head start on preparing ...

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