9 November 2016
A bathroom sink can be a busy area in many homes, with people cleaning up and using electrical devices like curling irons and hair dryers. The sink can also become a dangerous place if one of those devices falls into the sink while it is filled with water. People have been seriously injured or killed when they reach into the sink to grab the device without turning the electricity off first.
6 October 2016
Residents in the state of Florida are no strangers when it comes to hurricanes. In fact on one particular top-ten list, six different areas of the Sunshine State are considered the worst places for hurricanes. This can make having homeowners insurance spendy for some, but thankfully Floridians can still reduce the cost of homeowners insurance. Install Impact Windows Since part of your homeowners insurance has to do with protecting your home from getting damaged, installing windows that can help reduce the amount of damage caused by a hurricane can help to decrease the amount you pay on your premium.
16 September 2016
If you're like most people, you've been hearing a lot lately about the importance of providing habitat for wildlife in our outdoor living spaces. This doesn't mean that you've got to give over your entire yard to wildlife — you can still have a pleasant outdoor environment for human friends and family to enjoy while providing some wildlife-friendly amenities for non-domestic furry friends. Following are five ways you can help local wildlife.
26 August 2016
Have you been considering asphalt shingles as the material to use for your roof? Asphalt shingles can actually give a roof a lot of appeal, and they are a popular choice for many homeowners. As long as you make sure the asphalt shingles are properly maintained, you will not have to worry about making untimely repairs. In this article, you will learn some helpful information about asphalt shingles so you can decide if investing in them is a good idea.
7 August 2016
An efficient heating and cooling system can help you save money and also eliminate undue wear and tear on your system. Here are some steps for creating an ultra-efficient heating and cooling system. Review the HVAC Designs Carefully The first step is to make sure that your HVAC plans are solid. Review the plans with an HVAC contractor to be sure that the system's ductwork is balanced. Make sure that the air flow to each area of the home matches the size of the space and the amount that you use it.
24 July 2016
If you are tired of your backyard pool, and want to enjoy the luxurious type of pools that you see in decorating magazines, then you should consider some pool improvements. Here is a list of some things you can have done to give it more of a luxury, resort style look. Add A Slide Slides don't have to be made of cheap plastic. Those won't give you the luxury look you're going for.
6 July 2016
If you live in the desert southwest, you most likely dread opening your summer electric bills. During the hottest months of the year your air conditioner probably runs around the clock, which can be quite expensive. If you want to keep your home at a comfortable temperature while saving money at the same time, use the following tips to reduce your summer cooling costs: Purchase a Programmable Thermostat A programmable thermostat is a wonderful tool that will allow you to dictate when your air conditioner runs, which can lead to drastic savings on your cooling bills.