Having A Water Source Of Your Own

Do you know where the water in your home comes from? If you have your own private well, you might feel like you have great control over the water quality that you receive, but do you really know how good the water is? The only way to know for certain is by having the...

Keep Your Furniture From Falling

Many pieces of furniture that you might have in your home can be very heavy. Just imagine one of those falling over on your child. That is probably enough for anyone to consider what needs to be done to prevent that from happening. Fortunately, there is a very simple...

Caring For Your Air Conditioner

You have probably used your air conditioning quite a bit in the past months, and even though the weather is cooling down, there are still days when it feels good to have that cooling power available. Annual costs for running your air conditioning are not as high as...

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...

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