Smoke Going The Wrong Way

Whenever something burns there is a risk for CO (Carbon Monoxide) gas to form. Out of all the gasses that you are likely to encounter in your daily life, it is definitely one of the most dangerous ones, especially since it can be formed so easily. In fact, you don’t...

Protection From The Sun

While the summer heat is a nice change after a cold winter, sometimes it can make the inside of your home very hot, especially if you have a lot of windows. There are some ways to lower the effect that the sun has on the temperature, and more importantly, on the cost...

How Safe Are You?

Having your home broken into by a burglar can be a terrible experience. You might lose your confidence in the safety of your own home. Some have even gone so far as to move out of the home just because of how exposed they felt. Isn’t it better if it never gets to that...

The Perils Of Shopping

When you get ready to go to the store these days, do you feel like you are preparing to enter a battlefield? With all the protective measures that we’re encouraged to take, it might seem that way. This should give you good reason to sit down and consider a few things...

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...

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