Fred’s Green Tip of the Week: Sweep versus hose

Fred with Green backgroundI carefully waited until Summer was almost over before coming clean with today’s Green Tip:

It takes a real man-of-a-dog to deny myself my favorite pleasure of chasing the water from the garden hose…, but you can save eight to 18 gallons of water per minute by using a broom to clean sidewalks, patios, and driveways. For more green real-estate-related tips and discussion, visit C.A.R.’s green blog ( and C.A.R.’s Green Web site (

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