Skylights offer natural light, which means you won’t have to rely on man-made light sources — and electricity — as much.

3. Boost Energy Efficiency

By upping the efficiency level of your home, you’re not only doing the environment a service, you’re also going to make your home that much more appealing.

An energy efficient home is going to be a cheaper home to live in.

Replace doors and windows that allow heat to seep out, update the overall insulation, and look into energy efficient appliances and lighting, like LED.

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Danny Lipford

Danny Lipford


Danny Lipford is a home improvement expert and television personality who started his remodeling business, Lipford Construction, at the age of 21 in Mobile, Alabama. He gained national recognition as the host of the nationally syndicated television show, Today's Homeowner with Danny Lipford, which started as a small cable show in Mobile. Danny's expertise in home improvement has also led him to be a contributor to popular magazines and websites and the go-to source for advice on everything related to the home. He has made over 200 national television appearances and served as the home improvement expert for CBS's The Early Show and The Weather Channel for over a decade. Danny is also the founder of 3 Echoes Content Studio,, and Checking In With Chelsea, a décor and lifestyle blog.

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