Keeping Things From Tipping

Have you ever had a piece of furniture tip-over? If so, you are not alone. According to one source, there are actually 3-4 injuries related to furniture tip-overs every hour here in the U.S. The reason why that is so high is because the majority of homeowners don’t...

Something Growing In Your Carpet

If you have carpet in your home, you are probably already aware of how problematic it is to keep it clean. Anything that is spilled into it has a tendency to disappear, but this is not the only concern that you could have. If you get moisture trapped underneath the...

Don’t Let Them Sting You!

Bugs are everywhere, and there are more types than you can imagine. Some bugs are harmful to humans, but there is one that is probably high up on everyone's list of bothersome bugs, and that is wasps. Wasps are much more aggressive than bees, and unlike bees, they can...

The Sun Can Power Your Home

While solar energy still isn’t as easily available and economical as it could be, there have been great strides made in the technology, and it is definitely a valid option if you want to be self-reliant when it comes to your energy needs, as well as, save money on...

What Is This Pipe For?

Why do you need a p-trap? What is its purpose? The main reason why every sink in your home has a p-trap is to keep sewer gasses out of your home. Sewer gas can be harmful to your health, and it also has a terrible odor. A p-trap is the pipe that is shaped like a “U”...

How To Keep Your Children Safe Around Windows

As summer approaches, we all tend to leave windows open to get some fresh, cool air. What could possibly be wrong with that? Well, unfortunately, many children fall out of windows every year, sometimes to tragic consequences. So what can you, as a caring parent, do to...

Do You Know How to Use a Plunger?

Everyone knows how to use a plunger, right? Well, most people probably know the basics, but they might not be using the plunger properly to get the best results. So, what is the right way to use a plunger? Your first step should be to make sure that you have the right...

The Way Into The Attic

Do you use a pull down ladder to get into your attic? It is a fairly common way to access the attic, since it saves a lot of space, and it isn’t that much of an inconvenience unless you spend a lot of time in the attic. It is important to remember, however, that it is...

When Pets Make You Sick

Allergies are many and varied, and symptoms can go from mild to severe. Most likely though, if you have this problem, you know that even slight allergies over a long time can be very draining. Sometimes though, we’re put in situations that we can’t control where we’re...

Laminate Flooring Pros and Cons

If you are concerned about the environment, that might influence your choice of materials when it comes to renovating or building a home. When it comes to flooring materials, there are many different choices, but one that is made from recycled materials and still...