Don’t Waste That Water

The amount of water you use varies greatly depending on your habits. Some drink more water than others, or they might take longer showers or flush the toilet more often. On average, a person living here in the US uses about 90 gallons of water per day. If you are...

Keeping Water In Check

Moisture in your home can bring so many problems. It can encourage mold growth, it can attract pests, it can cause rust or rot, just to mention a few. It makes sense to try to keep moisture out of your home as much as possible, but this is a tough battle to fight. You...

A Bubbling Mess

Have you recently bought a home that has a dishwasher? If so, are you familiar with how to use it? If it is your first time using one, you should be careful not to make the mistake of using regular dish soap in the dishwasher. While this might seem like it shouldn’t...

Keeping Yourself Fit And Your Family Safe

Being able to work out in your home is a great convenience, which is why many have chosen to have an exercise room, or even a small gym in their home. This convenience does come with a danger, however. Why is that? Gym equipment used improperly can injure a person,...

Spruce Up Your Home

Making your home look fresh and new for a low cost, does that sound appealing to you? If so, have you considered painting it yourself? While you do need some experience to make sure that it looks good, it is a fairly simple project that most can do on their own. A...

Metal Covering Over Your Head

Have you ever thought of going with a metal roof? You might have a few concerns, and usually the main one is noise. We’ve all heard rain falling down on a metal roof, or even worse, hail. You can probably imagine the noise that would generate inside of your home if...

Sharing Your Home With Ants

When you have ants in your home, you usually notice fairly quickly since they don’t tend to hide. Fortunately, most types of ants do not damage your home. However, there are some that could chew on things that could be a problem, such as your wiring. Even though they...

What is Backdraft and Why is it Dangerous?

If you use appliances that are powered by natural gas, it is important that the byproducts of the combustion are vented to the outside. If this doesn’t happen, it could lead to serious side effects, even to the point of death from CO poisoning. Sometimes, when the air...

Keeping Your Children Safe In The Pool

When your children aren’t being watched, do you trust them not to get into trouble? Of course, the training and rules you have set up will have an influence, but when it comes down to it, kids are by nature difficult to predict. If you have a pool in your backyard,...

How Are You Caring For Your Lawn?

Do you enjoy taking care of your lawn? Some see it as relaxing work, while other view it as a burdensome chore. There could be some added incentive for you to take good care of your lawn, however. Depending on the county where you live, there could be legislation that...