Living Small

Could you live in a home smaller than 1000 square feet? How about one that is smaller than 100? That is what many have chosen to do since the start of the tiny house movement. In many cases, people will choose to live in a smaller space to have a simpler life, hoping...

The Benefits of Using a Surge Protector

You probably have quite a few electronic devices in your home, some of them very expensive. Maybe you invested in extended warranty to keep it safe, but will your warranty cover it if it is burnt out from a power surge from your power line? In many cases the answer...

Can Plants Be Good For Your Health?

Do you have green thumbs and plants all around your home, or do you feel like plants aren’t worth the effort? You might be surprised to know that having plants in your home can be very beneficial for your health. Why is that? Well, we spend a lot of time indoors, and...

Is Your Home Safe For Children?

How far are you willing to go to protect your child? As a parent, there is nothing you wouldn’t do, I’m sure, but it’s not easy to predict all the situations where your child could get hurt. Many times, what you need to do is checking that there is nothing...

Window Mounted Air Conditioners

Installing a window air conditioner is not something most of us look forward to, but changing weather might make it necessary. If you want to make sure that your air conditioner is safe, there are a few things to consider about where and how you install...

Dryer Exhaust

When you run your dryer, do you ever wonder what happens to all that moisture that is in your clothes? You might not, but ensuring that it gets vented out of your home is very important. Why is that? It is because the average load of laundry contains about...

What Not To Flush

People will flush the strangest things down the toilet. They might think that is ok since there is a large opening and lots of water flushing it out. In reality, the only things that should go down a toilet are the things it was designed for, waste and...

Is It Too Noisy In Your Home

We all live in different neighborhoods, some are calm, and others more noisy. Different homes also have different noise levels inside depending on appliances and pipes. It could be that the noise is disrupting your life, maybe keeping you up at night or...

Keep Your Kids Safe With Pool Alarms

If you have a pool at home and are a parent, you probably want to make sure that your children are kept safe. Especially young children are at risk when left unattended at the pool, but what can you do to make sure that they don’t sneak out and hop into...

Avoiding Bed Bugs

Ever since toxic pesticides were discontinued, bed bugs have had a resurgence. In the 50s they were near extinction, but now they are becoming more and more common. The increase in international travel has also contributed to the spread of bed bugs. One of...

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