A Good Cleaning Routine

How often do you clean your light switches? How about your door handles? Most of us probably weren’t that concerned about those in our cleaning routine, but the current situation calls for us to give those items extra attention. Why is that? Because those are surfaces...

A Responsible Flooring Choice

How do you choose what flooring you should install on your floor? There are so many different options, and they all come with their own pros and cons. If you are looking for something that is environmentally friendly, then picking flooring that is made from renewable...

Why You Need A P-Trap

Water has many amazing capabilities. Did you know that it can work as a seal against bad odors? If you weren’t aware, there are several places in your home where it is doing exactly that. It is inside your pipes in something called a p-trap. You will find these...

Clearing Out Your Basement

Whenever there is a lot of rain, many homes have issues with water seeping into their basements. Water in your basement can lead to mold or other water damage, and this is why homes that are located in areas that are prone to issues like this will usually have a sump...

When Your Floor Gets Messed Up

Imagine that you have a beautiful hardwood floor, and some friends come over. They push your couch back to make some room, and you watch in horror as it scrapes up your floor. You might panic and think that your floor is ruined forever, but this isn’t necessarily the...

Defending Your Home

When you consider keeping your home safe from wildfires and similar issues, have you ever considered creating a defensible space around it? The concept of defensible space is that you want zones around your home that aren’t as vulnerable to wildfire and other events...

One Way To Plug Your Drain

There are many things that can cause clogs in your drains, but few clogs are more difficult to deal with than those consisting of grease, since they are naturally water repellent, making it harder to break them up. The problem is that when you flush grease down your...

Personal Protective Equipment

When you do any type of work, there is usually some type of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) that goes along with it. PPE is something used for personal safety, especially when dealing with power tools or chemicals. It includes hearing protection, gloves, safety...

Are You Still Using A Pilot Light?

Gas powered appliances have been around for a long time, and they have been improved in many ways. One of the features that older gas appliances have is a pilot light. Before gas appliances were equipped with electronic ignition, this was the standard way of making...

What To Consider When It Comes To Wallpaper

Wallpaper is not as popular as it once was, but there have been some great improvements to its appearance, as well as, ease of installation that has led to a resurgence in interest again in recent years. Wallpaper does, however, need to be installed properly, because...

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