Working Out And Not Getting Hurt

Working out at home is probably one of the most convenient ways to get your exercise in. Not having to go to a gym is a great blessing for many, and during the current pandemic, not having to be crowded with other people is a big bonus. You should make sure that your...

Hiding In The Bushes

Shrubbery around your home can be a very nice addition to a yard, and it doesn’t take a lot of gardening skills to keep a bush growing, but it is important that you spend the time needed to make sure that it is not going to cause any problems.Now, you might wonder...

Using Something New

Are you well-stocked on toilet paper? It seems as if the supply finally has caught up to the demand that the COVID-19 crisis brought about, but you might have ended up with a new type of toilet paper that you haven’t been using in the past. We all have different...

A Wall That Saves You Money

Have you ever heard of a trombe wall? It is not a widely known term, but it is a very smart way of using the environment to your advantage. Since temperature can vary significantly better night and day, a trombe wall is designed to take advantage of the sunlight...

A Working Gutter

Your gutters are essential for a healthy roof. They are meant to funnel the water away from your roof as quickly as possible, minimizing the chance of water intrusion in your home. When there is a heavy rainstorm, can you rely on your gutters to do their job? There...

Is There A Reason For A P-Trap?

There might be things that you have seen your whole life but never considered the purpose of. Take the p-trap for example. Every sink, shower or toilet that you ever have used has one, but do you know what it is for? The simple answer is that it works as a seal...

Appliances That Can Wreck Your Day

Appliances that use water do come with a special risk. We’re talking about fridges with ice makers built-in, dish-washers, washing machines and similar. The water supply lines for these are prone to breaking, and since they aren’t as protected as your water supply...

A Steady Drip

Drip, drip, drip… imagine that you are trying to fall asleep with that sound going. There are few things that are more irritating at night than a dripping faucet, especially if there is nothing that you can do about it. With age, seals start leaking, so it is usually...

A Shower That Scalds You

Have you ever had water so hot that it hurt come out of your shower? It shouldn’t be a common occurrence, especially if you don’t have your water heater turned up too high, but there are some situations in which a malfunction leads to hot water coming out of your cold...

High Energy – High Cost

Energy costs go up and down depending on the economy, but it is always a good idea to take a look at your energy usage to find out whether you could be a little more careful. There are many places in a home where energy could be saved with just some minor changes or a...

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