If you've currently caught the bug of being environmentally friendly, as most people have recently, then you probably know of all the ways you can make your property friendlier to the environment. By doing things such as recycling, installing a solar power panel in the backyard of your home and using chemical-free products to clean household items such as kitchen countertops, just to name a few, then you are saving the environment.

No matter how little you feel you are doing to make the world a better place to live in for yourself and future generations you are nonetheless doing your part and that's what matters the most. Just think of how many people out there throw out their aluminum soda cans instead of recycling them. Or how many people will keep their engine idling when there's no need to do so.

If you've been thinking of ways of making your home more environmentally friendly and have been stumped for ideas then take a look at the little things around your home. One area in the home that most people either forget about or just think that what they have in place is already environmentally friendly is lights. Household lights such as lightbulbs tend to be put to the wayside because most people assume their home has already been equipped with lightbulbs that are eco-friendly.

That's not always the case so you need to check to see if the lightbulbs you are using are those old school energy sucking lightbulbs. If they are it's time to replace all of them with eco-friendly lightbulbs that help save the environment and cut down the cost of your energy bill.

It actually pays to help the environment out when it comes to installing eco-friendly lightbulbs in your home. Take the time out of your schedule to inspect all the light situations in your home, be it lightbulbs in the lamp on the nightstand table in the bedroom, the small lights above the mirror in your bedroom or the light fixtures in the kitchen of your condo.

Once you've made the rounds in every room in your home and garage, if you have one, take out any of those energy sucking lightbulbs (a.k.a. incandescents) and make your way down to the nearest hardware store. They'll hook you up with the right eco-friendly and energy saving lightbulbs to install in your home. It won't take you much time at all and the effort you put into changing your lightbulbs over to energy efficient eco-friendly lightbulbs will all be worth it in the end!

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