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Home Improvement: How Do You Prioritize Projects? | Apartment ...: Well, it's been just over a year since we bec...

Home Improvement: How Do You Prioritize Projects? | Apartment ...: Well, it's been just over a year since we bec...

The first projects were easy. Scrape popcorn from the ceiling and paint before moving in furniture; replace the broken sliding door with energy-efficient French doors before we moved in, and clean out the overgrown backyard before bulk pickup day. But what comes next? Energy-efficient windows, installing a dishwasher, or bidding for solar panels on the roof? We know that there are energy improvements to be made, but we're finding, like most homeowners, that budget often dictates the next move. With that in mind, we're making improvements as we're able. In lieu of installing new windows, we're turning to better window coverings to keep out the heat and light. And instead of going for solar, we're letting a few trees grow taller, providing shade on the house. How do you prioritize your home improvements? Do sustainable and energy-efficient projects take precedence, or are th...

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