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...

A Brand New Workplace

With shutdowns happening around the country, many employers need their workers to work from home. Whether or not you are happy about working from home, you should take some steps to make sure that you can be successful while working from home. This requires that you...

The Best Clean You Can Get

Using hand sanitizer is easy enough. Of course, you still need to be thorough, rubbing down every part of your hands carefully, but it is fairly effective in killing the coronavirus, but does this mean that it is a good substitute for washing your hands? The short...

Protect Yourself The Right Way

How much protection does wearing a face mask offer you? Looking at pictures from some hard-hit areas, you might get under the impression that they are vital, but in reality, unless you are sick or caring for a person that is at risk if exposed, they don’t serve much...

Cleanliness Is Your Best Defense

You might be what people call a clean-freak, or you might be a little more lax when it comes to cleanliness, but one thing that the current crisis caused by the Coronavirus known as COVID-19 has led to is a huge upswing in people’s personal cleanliness. One important...

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