To Keep You From Scalding

When you turn on your hot water, you don’t expect to get burnt, but it does happen at times. The water coming from your water heater can be as hot as 160 degrees, and that could easily scald exposed skin. For some homeowners, a faulty or even missing anti-scald valve...

How Healthy Are Your Trees?

Do you ever worry about the trees around your home? It might sound like a strange question, but there are many homeowners that didn’t worry about their trees until one of them fell on their home, causing serious damage. The problem with trees is that it can be...

Multiplying Your Connections

Almost every person reading this blog has probably used a power strip to plug in a device several times in their life, but there are some safety concerns with power strips that you might not have considered. In fact, it is quite possible that you have done some things...

Leaking Pipes

Water runs through the walls and floors of your home, but you might not think much about that. Since running water has been an essential part of modern living for so long, it is easy for us to forget how much life can be disrupted without it. You also might forget how...

Falls Out Of Windows

Have you ever been in a home that doesn’t have enough windows? You automatically feel claustrophobic and shut in, don’t you? While windows add a lot to a home, they also add a danger for families with children. A fall out of a window can be lethal, and many times...

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...

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