Ways to save energy in the home that you didn’t think of

28 02 2015

There are a lot of articles, blogs, podcasts, paper airplanes and the like talking about saving energy in the home but most have the same common sense content. Turn the lights off when not in use, don’t run the water when brushing teeth…are people really not aware of these simple ways to conserve.

There are some other ways to conserve that you may not have thought of.

-Boil water with the lid on.

-Wash clothes with cold water detergent. Hot water contributes to up to 20% of home energy use.

-Keep the fridge full.

-Get a dual flush toilet, a button for #1 and a button for #2.

-Put insulating foil behind radiators.

-Make sure thermostats are away from windows and sunlight to ensure and accurate reading.

-Children have a high metabolism so make them wear sweatshirts instead of turning the heat up.

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That was pretty much how it was growing up in Boston.

To visualize what home improvement projects will add the most value to your home, refer to the chart below.

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Take a tour of the property!

10 05 2014

Store Front

Welcome to Tashmans, come in the front door at 7769 Santa Monica Blvd.

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Or park in our lot off of Genesee.

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We have several styles of doors outside.

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Buy some plants from our assistant manager Rick.

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Come see Lucia in our showroom.

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Get a nice new shower enclosure!

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Or some new windows…

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We are glass experts.

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This piece of glass weighs 200 pounds!

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Come see Robert and Leslie in installations (note: man in picture is neither Leslie nor Robert, his name is Kevin and he works at the front counter.)

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SAFTEY FIRST WHEN REPLACING GLASS

22 08 2013

Tashman’s does all kinds of glass repairs and replacement.

We recently changed the biggest glass we ever did!

190″x108″ in one sheet. HUGE!

This glass was installed in a beautiful Wallace Neff  home. The living room looks out at LA Country Club. But what is unusual  is that it is one giant single piece.

What was challenging was to safely cut out the old non safety glass.

We protect our employees with special cut resistant shirts, gloves and glasses.

Our team puts down plywood to protect the tile floor, and keep our employees safe.

Please call us to do any glass repair.

We specialize in all types of glass repair and replacement.

Dual Glazed, tempered,laminated glass,polished table tops, and even regular glass for your old windows and pictures.

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really big glass replacment

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