What Is Slash Burning?

Every time that we look at the news it seems like there is some kind of new wild fire that's spreading across an area with great ferocity. But what is one thing that can be done to perform a little ' preventive maintenance', to reduce the chance of something like this...

Rainwater – Your Blessing From Nature

Catching and storing rainwater has been a system implemented for thousands of years for survival, as water is one of the basic resources we as humans need to survive. How can we 'catch the rain' and use it to benefit us in this day and age? Both will be the source of...

Eyebrow Dormers – What Are They?

  So what are eyebrow dormers? A dormer for your eyebrows? Of course not, an eyebrow dormer, also known as a roof dormer is a wavy dormer that protrudes from the slope of a roof. It usually has a glass window that is either fixed or an operable window. The benefits...

Fireplace Fuel – What You Should And Shouldn’t Use

Having a fireplace in your home is an excellent way to provide natural heat for your family. However, fireplaces and wood stoves are only meant to have one fuel, and when you use other fuels, what can result? Well that’s what will be discussed today. The first and...

Solar Power – Some Disadvantages

Solar energy is certainly a huge help to those who can afford it, and is great in the way of energy conservation. While the positive influence of solar energy is widely known for the most part, the disadvantages aren't known until after the solar grid is installed in...

Keeping The Pool Environment Clean

Pools are great to have family and friends over with while having a party. Swimming, splashing, just generally playing can cool off anyone on the hottest day. But if you don't regularly clean your pool, what can result from it? Not many people think about it, but...

Carpenter Ants – How To Rid Them From Your Home

Do you have a carpenter ant problem? If you do, time is of the essence. Your home is in danger of actually being eaten alive by these hungry wood eaters. The first thing you should do is determine whether its a termite infestation or an ant infestation. One of the...

Uninvited Guests In Your Home – Ants

SO... Do you have an ant problem? Well if you've tried some ideas of your own, here are just a few simple tips you can use to try and rid of an ant infestation into your home. First off, you need to find where the ant colony is hole up. Once you find that...

Safety For The Elderly

Slips and falls are one of the most common reasons why elderly ones are injured, either in a home or in a business. How can you make sure your business or home is accessible and safe for the elderly? First of all, keep all power chords and lines free from the flow of...

Stairs And Windows – Dangers To Your Kids

The safety of a young child is number 1 on parents minds. However, some areas in your house may not be as safe as you’d like them to be if you have a child between the ages of two and six. What are some dangers in the house, and what can you do to safeguard your...