Where Does That Smell Come From?

Your kitchen is usually associated with pleasant odors, but there are some things that need to be kept in check to make sure this doesn’t change. Your garbage is one obvious source of smells, but so is your garbage disposal in your sink. How can a garbage disposal...

A Better Thermostat

Your thermostat is the heart of your HVAC system. It can control both your AC and your heat, and in that way, it also controls the amount of money you end up spending on your heating and cooling bills every month. Just a single degree difference can make a major...

Taking Care of Your Drain

When your toilet all of a sudden starts backing up and the water level is rising, you will probably break out into a cold sweat and rush to turn off the water supply. It is not a pleasant experience, but what will you do next? Some will go straight for the cabinet...

Where Does All That Steam Go?

A hot shower can be just the thing you need after a long day, but it is not only loosening up your tense muscles, it is also releasing a lot of moisture into the air as steam. While you might not consider this when you step out of the shower into a steamy bathroom,...

Another Source For Your Water

If your water supply was shut off or contaminated, what would you do? Most of us would be in a difficult situation, and that is why there are those that try to be prepared for such an eventuality. While it seems like water is available everywhere, this is far from the...

Could Exercise Equipment Be Harmful?

If you have exercise equipment at home, you probably appreciate the availability of equipment whenever you feel like exercising. This gives you the flexibility that a gym doesn’t offer. There are, however, quite a few accidents that happen in homes that are related to...

How Are You Wired?

In many older homes, you will find that the wiring system is far from up to code. While it might feel like electricity has been around for a very long time, there are some homes still standing with wiring systems that were installed before modern, safe techniques were...

Keeping Mold Away From Your Bathroom

In your bathroom, there will always be some moisture. There are too many sources of water to completely control them all. You have water coming from condensation, from wet towels, possibly from a leaking pipe and steam from when you run hot water. With all of this...

When Lightning Strikes

Lightning has enthralled and fascinated man for as long as history has been recorded. Even though we know a lot more about how lightning is generated and behaves, we still don’t have control over the damage it can wreak. Chances are pretty slim that you will be hit by...

Checking the Health of Your Electrical System

How well does your electrical system work? You might not notice any major problems, but do you experience your lights dimming when your air conditioner turns on? If that is the case, it is a sign that your circuits are overloaded. It might be that you could easily...

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