4 tips for relocating to Miami on a budget

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This post is by Zillow. Miami is an attractive place to move with warm weather year-round, gorgeous scenery, dynamic culture and robust entertainment options. Beautiful beaches and lush vegetation draw residents outdoors, yet the city is becoming a business hub for start-ups and tech companies. Miami is also rich in culture, with many vibrant neighborhoods […]

FPL tips for saving money in hot weather

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Sometimes, simple adjustments around the home are good ideas for reducing household expenses. FPL offers tips for reducing energy, which also saves money. Set the thermostat at 78 degrees when you’re home, and 82 while you’re away. Make sure the fan switch is on auto. Use fans to keep cool, but remember to turn them […]

Free shower head, toilet rebate

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Miami-Dade County wants you to save water. The county has several incentives to encourage that. The county give you a free high-efficiency shower head in exchange for an old one, up to two per household. You can exchange pre-1996 shower heads during business hours at the Caleb Center, the South Dade Government Center and the […]

Free mulch for pickup

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Got mulch? It’s good for water conservation and feeds plants while keeping weeds down. The City of Miami has plenty to spare and will share free mulch with anybody who will come get it, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Head to the Virginia Key mulch facility, 3851 Rickenbacker Cswy.

Residential High Efficiency Toilet Rebate

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Miami-Dade County residents can replace older-model toilets with High-Efficiency models. Single-family residential property owners or tenants, as well as multi-family property owners, may receive a $50 rebate with the purchase and installation of a WaterSense-certified High-Efficiency toilet. The residential property must have been built prior to 1996. To quality for the rebate, you must submit the […]