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...

Power Strips – Are they Safe?

The power strip - one of the best tools a homeowner can have, but also one of the many tools that could cause serious damage to your appliances, or even your house. What are some things you need to know in order to protect your electronics and appliances, and...

What Is Engineered Flooring?

Engineered wood flooring is now becoming one of the most common floorings in consumers homes these days. Why is this so, and is it for you? Well for starters, any type of engineered wood flooring is any type of wood flooring that is not solid wood. For instance,...

How Can A Safe Room Protect You In Your Own House?

Do you really need a safe room for your house? They can be extremely useful in the times that we live in, with crime steadily growing, a safe room can be a great asset to your house. But what exactly are they used for? In the case of a break in, while you are home,...

What Is A Defensible Space?

What really is defensible space? Well, it can be defined as an area, or zone, around your house that will better protect you from naturally occurring fires, falling trees, or things that could potentially damage your house. The easiest way to think of this would be to...