What Is Protecting Your Pipes?

If you have a sink in your home, you also have a p-trap. In fact, if you have anything that is draining water, whether a toilet, a shower, or a dishwasher, there needs to be a p-trap. So what is a p-trap? It is the thing that protects your home from sewer gasses that...

Getting Hot Water Quicker

When you need hot water, you might not think much about it, but the water has to travel quite some distance to get to your faucet. There is going to be heat lost along the way, and you will have to wait until your water gets hot, which is a waste. Your water heater...

Are Trees Your Friends Or Enemies?

If you have trees in your backyard, you probably enjoy seeing their beautiful fall color, resting in their shade on a warm day, or just listening to the wind rustling their leaves. There are many positive things about trees, but did you know that there are a few...

Could You Keep It Down?

Living in a noisy environment can have a very negative impact on your life. It makes it hard to concentrate, hard to sleep and it might even cause stress and other issues. While there is a lot of noise in the world around us, our home should be a place where we can...

They Came From Below

Have you ever had a fruit fly buzz around your head, driving you nuts? We probably all have experienced that at one time or another, and it is a very unpleasant experience, but did you know that there is another bug that you can find in your home that could easily be...

Turning Your Home Into Swiss Cheese

Watching a woodpecker dig his way through a tree trunk is something truly fascinating, and really shows you how marvelous its design is. If you were to bang your head against a tree as hard as a woodpecker does, you would end up with serious brain injury. On the other...

The Roof Of Your Dreams

How much do you think a new roof for your home would cost? If you have been through the experience, you probably shudder at the thought. For your average size home, the cost can range between 8,000 and 21,000 depending on what type of roofing material you choose, so...

It Doesn’t Work Like That

One thing that has been an issue for many homeowners during the COVID-19 crisis is what gets flushed down the toilet in their homes. With toilet paper shortages around the nation, some have chosen to use all types of unconventional items for the bathroom. There have...

Keeping Stress Levels Low

How are you feeling right now? Many are experiencing increased stress during this period of time. They worry about their parents, about their health, about their family and many other things. Some doctors have reported a large increase in prescriptions of anti-anxiety...

What To Do With All This Time?

Do you find yourself in a situation where you have more time on your hands than ever before? This is the case for millions around the US. Some have been laid off or furloughed, others are in quarantine or sheltering in place. The result of all this is that people...