Pilot Lights

Many older gas-powered appliances have something called a pilot light. A pilot light consists of a small flame that is burning constantly for ignition. The gas pipe is releasing a small amount of gas to feed the flame and keep it burning. This is a somewhat antiquated...

Poison Ivy, Poison Oak and Poison Sumak

Many backyard projects have come to an unpleasant end thanks to 3 plants in the same family. Poison Oak, Poison Sumac and Poison Ivy. Exposure to these plants can lead to serious allergic reactions, ranging from a rash to hospitalization. Of course, the first step to...