Gary Wollenhaupt Gary Wollenhaupt is an experienced writer and editor, with a background as a daily newspaper reporter as well as corporate and agency public relations and marketing. He is constantly looking for affordable green upgrades to make to his home in eastern Kentucky. www
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If you’re like me, you like to do a lot of research before tackling a home project, especially one you’ve never done before. The new Ultimate Guide to Green Home Remodeling, from Briddell Remodeling Inc., is a good place to start. Operated by Ron Briddell, the company offers remodeling services in the St.
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