The Bug That Eats Wood

There are few insects that can do as much damage to your home as termites can. In fact, if the colony is large enough, they could make your home unsafe to live in if left alone for long enough. Every year there are about 5 billion dollars worth of damage due to...

Catching Raindrops

If you live in an area where it rains a lot, have you ever considered how much water comes down? Have you ever thought about making use of it? Many people do. There are numerous systems for catching rainwater. It can be a simple system where it is collected for...

Taking Good Care Of Your Roof

Your roof goes through a lot of wear and tear. It is constantly exposed to the damaging rays of the sun and the heat it generates. It has to take the brunt of heavy rainfall and hail, as well as the weight of snow. On top of that, replacing your roof is very costly,...

Do You Know How To Use A Plunger?

You might think that a plunger is one of the easiest tools to use, but in reality, there are many common mistakes when using a plunger that could make it ineffective, useless or even dangerous. Let us consider how you should use a plunger, and some things that many do...

Air Conditioners In Your Window

If you don’t have access to central air conditioning in your home, you might need to install a window mounted air conditioner to make it through the summer months. While having a central air conditioning system is very convenient, having separate units in different...

What is the Big Deal With Well Water?

Getting water from a private well can give you peace of mind that you know that your drinking water is good quality. However, is this really so? Unfortunately, there is no easy way to be sure of the quality of the water in your well unless you spend the time and money...