How to Droughtproof Your Home

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Summer is on it's way and for many people that means a lot of hot, dry, weather. Research, too, is showing that as bad as last year—and the year before that—was, this year will likely be even worse. Fortunately, there are still things you can do to droughtproof your home and yard.Good writes:

The American West is dry and getting drier. In the summer of 2007, over one-third of the continental United States suffered through a drought for the ages, and in much of the country, particularly the Southwest, conditions haven't much improved. In fact, long term projections by credible climate scientists show the drought turning into lasting desertification....Here are some tips for living without wasting the waning resource, both inside and outside your home.

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