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Creating the Ultimate Spa Environment

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/27/15 8:57 AM / by Malta Development posted in DIY, environment, home, Malta

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Nothing sets a relaxing mood like lighting. Whether to enhance the mood or create a wonderful scent, everyone loves the idea of lighting candles in their bathroom. Unfortunately, these items can be some of the most dangerous things to keep in a bathroom. Scented candles that come in glass holders can fall and shatter, leaving bits of broken glass all over the floor and countertops. Without a jar or holder, those candles can leave piles of melted wax that is next to impossible to remove from bathtub ledges and countertops. The lack of a holder also leaves candles more prone to tipping, creating a potentially dangerous situation.

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Out with the Old… The Cons of Buying an Historic Home

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/25/15 9:54 AM / by Malta Development posted in environment, housing amenities, Malta, Malta Development, new home, sustainability

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Many people have fallen in love with the idea of living in a historic home. New England is awash with older homes that feature great historic details -- people dream of the day that they’ll be able to buy one. After making their dream purchase, however, too many buyers discover that their new home is a nightmare.

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Keeping it Green: Homes and the Environment

[fa icon="calendar'] 9/17/15 5:16 PM / by Malta Development posted in environment, Malta, Malta Development, sustainability

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When you’re in the market for a new home, you’re probably most concerned with the neighborhood, the amount of available space, or the amount of maintenance that you’re going to have to perform to make it comfortable. While all of these things are certainly important, more and more home buyers are starting to look at the impact of a home on the environment, too. A home’s structure and features can affect the environment, your utility bills, and maintenance bills.

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Help Out Our Local Wild Birds in the Winter

[fa icon="calendar'] 2/26/15 9:00 AM / by Malta Development posted in animals, birds, ecosystem, environment, In The Community, local animals, sustainability, Uncategorized, wild birds

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Many birds head elsewhere in the winter, since New York weather can be frosty and unfriendly to wild birds. However, there are birds that stick around all year. You can help them out by taking care of their three basic necessities during cold winter months.

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Sustainable Living

[fa icon="calendar'] 7/19/13 6:00 AM / by Malta Development posted in environment, sustainability, sustainable, Uncategorized

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At Malta Development, we believe that living sustainably today can preserve our environment for our children tomorrow. Although recent technological advances make eco-awareness easier than ever, the most effective energy saving strategies are often the simplest. Conserving energy and resources can benefit the planet while cutting down on your utility costs, so we've developed a list of some easy to implement, common sense tips for modern, environmentally conscious living.

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