Tips For The Grill (No Recipes)

Who doesn’t love spending some time in the backyard at the grill? Nothing really makes you feel more like summer than having some grilled food for supper. Depending on your preference, you might use a gas grill, a charcoal grill or even an electric grill. Here are...

Are There Rodents In Your Home?

Most of us dislike rodents, and there is good reason for this. Rodents can make holes in your walls, disturb your insulation, eat your food and spread disease. Sometimes a homeowner might not notice that there is a problem until it has gotten out of hand. You should...

Have You Considered Wallpaper?

There are many different things you can do to improve the appearance of your home, some taking more time and effort than others. The walls inside your home make a huge difference in the way your home looks, and usually this will involve painting your walls, but some...

Things That Grow In The Dark

When your toilets and sinks start backing up, you don’t always know what the cause is. There are many different things that can be behind a clogged pipe, but if it is your main sewer pipe that is blocked, you will see a problem with every single drain in...

Keeping Your Family Safe In Stairs

One very common reason why children or seniors are hurt in their own homes is falling. Falling can be made a lot worse, however, if it happens on stairs. Thousands die each year from falling down stairs in the US alone. You should keep your stairs safe by...

A Safety Concern For Electricity Usage

If you live in an older home, you might not have as many electrical receptacles as you would like, and you might even find that there are a lot of ungrounded receptacles. Unfortunately, there isn’t always an easy way to fix this. If there isn’t a ground...

Why Is Your Cold Water Not Cold?

With the heat rising once again outside, you will probably be drinking a lot more cold water than before. For some homes, cold water might not always be readily available from the tap. Why is that? There are multiple reasons why your water might get heated...

What Can Your Thermostat Do For You?

Are there ever disagreements about what the thermostat should be set for in your home? We all have different comfort levels, and this can cause some difficulties in the household. Something to keep in mind, however, is how much you pay for every single...

Pilot Light Safety

Do you know what a pilot light is? While many modern appliances don’t use a pilot light, you will find one in many older, gas operated appliances. A pilot light is used for lighting the gas in your appliance. It is a small flame that is constantly burning....

Do You Know What You’re Drinking?

If there is a smell to your drinking water, should that be a concern? The answer is: maybe. Unfortunately, a smell alone will not help you to identify problems with your drinking water. In fact, many of the most dangerous problems with drinking water will...

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