When Water Gets Out Of Control

Inside the pipes of your home, the water is constantly under pressure. So what would happen if a pipe accidentally got busted? While the effect would vary depending on the size of the pipe and the pressure the water is under, about 14 gallons would be gushing out...

Adding Some Green To Your Home

Having plants in your home might seem like a lot of work, but did you know that they can contribute to you having more energy? This is because they can supply you with some fresh air to breathe. There are many chemicals in our indoor air. Some are released by the...

Taking Good Care Of Your Roof

Have you ever considered replacing your roof? If so, you were probably worried about the cost when looking at different options. With the average roof costing around $20,000 to replace, taking good care of the roof you have, so as to extend its lifespan, is only...

No Time To Lose

No one likes for things to take a lot of time. When selling or buying a new house, there are so many things to take care of that an inspection just feels like another burden that needs to be handled. So, how can you make sure that your inspection takes as little time...

A Few Thoughts On Electrical Problems

Electricity in the home is something that most everyone views as essential. We all have a multitude of appliances, devices and lights that we rely on every day to live our lives, and just a few days without electricity could cause serious problems. Some homes,...

What Is RockWool Insulation?

There are many types of insulation that you can use for your home, but one type might be considered more interesting merely by the fashion in which it was discovered. The material that inspired rockwool was found in Hawaii. It was hanging in trees as a byproduct of...

Taking Care Of Your Septic System

When you flush your toilet, where does your waste go? For many, the answer is a septic system, since a municipal plumbing system isn’t readily available outside of cities. Your septic system is a fairly complex setup, but for the most part, it does its job without any...

Is Something Blocking Your Pipes?

Do your pipes ever clog up? Do you suspect a clog, but aren’t sure if it’s actually there? There are some signs that will let you know that you might need to take action to get your pipes running properly. If your drains start making a lot of gurgling noises, this...

Can a Cool Roof Keep You Cool?

Do you know what a cool roof is? With summer approaching, this is something that could benefit you and save you a lot of money. Cool roofs are made specifically to reflect sunlight and lessen the heat absorbed. This will make it much more efficient to keep down the...

How Not To Waste Water

Could you guess how much water the average American uses in a day? Most likely your guess was too low. The correct answer is 90 gallons of water. This is enough to fill up an average tub. With running water freely available in this country, you might not be too...