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How Can I Improve My Home's Energy Efficiency?

When it comes to energy efficiency in our homes, we should all have the same goal: improving it. Reducing your home's energy usage is a win-win, as it both saves you money on your utility bills and helps save the environment. That being said, some homeowners might not know how to effectively reduce their energy footprint beyond simply using energy-draining devices less often. Keep reading for a brief guide explaining some of the easiest and most impactful ways to make your home a little more green!

Klacik Real Estate Proud to Sponsor Youth T-Ball Team

This year, Klacik Real Estate is proud to announce that some members of our own dream team are helping to support a Canfield Baseball Club Youth Instructional League T-ball team! Together with yours truly, husband and wife REALTORS® Michelle and J.V. Merando are co-sponsoring the Klacik Real Estate Merando Team, which is comprised of boys and girls ages 3 to 5. Along with several other amazing kids, the team includes Gino Merando, Michelle and J.V.'s 4-year-old son.

The Canfield Baseball Club is dedicated to teaching local children the fundamentals of the game, while also instilling a sense of discipline, responsibility, good sportsmanship, and honesty. Good luck and have fun!

Open up or Close off a Room (Without Moving Walls)

Those of us who live in an older home often fantasize about the potential of a wide-open kitchen. Of course, the opposite is also true; plenty of home owners with open layouts dream about having the privacy of separate rooms! If you find yourself living in a home that you otherwise love, but are stuck with a layout that doesn't fit your style, then you might think that your only option is to add or remove walls. Unfortunately, this process is prohibitively expensive, stressful, and time-consuming for many home owners. Luckily, there is another way! By implementing strategic design changes, you can create the illusion of opening up or closing off a space without making any actual changes to the home's layout!