You Have The Power

When you need to connect several electronic devices to power at once, you more than likely plugged in a power strip to make sure you had enough receptacles to plug them all in. That is the purpose of a power strip, and it will definitely fulfill your needs at the...

Protecting Your Pipes

Do you know what one of the biggest plumbing concerns in the wintertime is? You might correctly have guessed frozen pipes. With winter fast approaching, it is good for you to consider ways to prevent this from happening to you. A frozen pipe can lead to the pipe...

The Cost Of Beauty

What is your favorite building material? Opinions vary, and that is understandable since there are many different properties to take into consideration. If appearance is high on your list, then wood might be your choice. While wood is one of the more expensive...

Getting Up In The Attic

Do you have a stair that goes into the attic? Many homes do, but others have a pull down ladder instead. This is usually done to save space, and since most of us don’t go up into the attic very often, it is a valid alternative. It is important to remember, though,...

When Mold Starts Growing In Your Carpet

Out of the many places where mold can start growing, your carpet might be one of the more problematic spots. Why is that? For one thing, once you actually can see the mold, you are already dealing with a serious problem. In most cases, the mold will grow underneath...

Do You Need A Safe Room?

Have you ever considered installing a safe room in your home? Some get inspired to do this watching disaster movies or seeing news about home invasions. It might seem like a bit paranoid, but the reality of the world we live in is that both crime rates and natural...

Insects On The Attack

Sitting in your backyard, are you constantly accosted by wasps? It is a common problem for many people. Wasps are much more aggressive than bees are, and they eat meat, which can attract them to your outdoor cooking. If a wasp stings you, it doesn’t die like a bee...

The Dangerous Metal

Lead poisoning is a very serious problem. In houses built prior to the 70s, you might find that there are building materials that contain lead, most commonly pipes and paint. How can you make sure? If you have a metal pipe that you suspect might be made from lead,...

You Have Scratches On Your Floor – Now What?

Hardwood floors are very beautiful, but they do have a downside that many other flooring materials do not. If you were to drag furniture or something similar across the floor, you might end up with unsightly scratches. This could easily happen just from a couch or...

Using A Ladder Safely

Most of us probably climbed ladders at a very young age. Most likely, those first times weren’t very safe, but hopefully by now you have a better appreciation of the importance of safety. Falls from ladders have the potential to be very serious, even lethal, so doing...

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