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According toindustry estimates, the amount issued in funding from the new initiative represents a surge of GBP6m from the first week, during which GBP2.6m was issued to households in England and Wales that are carrying out energy efficient home improvements from an approved list. The DECC said a total of 2821 applications have been made for the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund, under which domestic energy customers can get up to GBP1000 for installing two measures from an approved list and/or up to GBP6000 for installing solid wall insulation, as well as up to 100 refunded for their Green Deal Assessment. In addition, householders who have bought a property in the 12 months prior to application are eligible to qualify for up to an additional GBP500 if they carry out energy efficiency improvements. Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey commented: Weve changed the Green Deal to make it simpler and faster for people to make their homes more energy efficient you could get up to GBP7600 back, straight into your bank account.
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Trim hedges A nicely manicured yard can really boost curb appeal. Trim hedges back so that windows are visible from the street. This not only creates a finished look, but it helps protect your home from burglars. Clean the gutters Clogged gutters can lead to water overflow, which can lead to foundation issues down the road. Spend a few hours cleaning the gutters by removing leaves, pine needles and other debris. While youre at it, add gutter guards to keep debris out and reduce maintenance time next year.
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