We’re normally posting important but boring facts about things for your home, so we decided that we’ll add some fun to the table by posting useful information that can still be beneficial to your home. Here are 10 household Appliances with useful alternatives. The Hair Dryer For Starting Fires “A blast of hot air from [...]
Cooling Myth #1 – Setting your air conditioner thermostat to its lowest setting will cool the home faster. FACT: The thermostat is not a throttle, setting it lower than necessary will not cool the home any faster. Myth #2 – The bigger the air conditioner the better it cools the house. FACT: Air conditioners cool [...]
This is an infographic featuring tips on how to light your home. The infographic looks at a number of rooms within the home including Kitchen, Bathroom, Bedroom and Living Room Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.
Just when you thought you got past the hard parts of saving and planning to turn your home into your dream home with major renovations you now realize that you have to actually hire a contractor. Here are a few tips on keeping your finances on track along with your sanity. Mistake 1: Not Checking [...]
If you haven’t yet upgraded to a low flow toilet, now is a good time to consider doing so. Old standard toilets use up to seven gallons of water per flush. In contrast, low flow toilets use about one and a half gallons of water or less per flush. Since the introduction of the low [...]
Water is one of our most precious resources—but if you are like most homeowners, you may not be conserving water as effectively as you might think. This video provides some useful advice for conserving water in your home. A leaky toilet can waste up to 200 gallons of water per day, so be sure to [...]
One of the best ways to save money on your utility bill is to upgrade to an energy-efficient washing machine. There are a few tricks you can use to ensure even more energy efficiency when doing your laundry. Always run your washing machine with a full load of clothes, as running it at less than [...]
The origin of roof leaks can be tricky to pinpoint. Water can seep behind your walls and create problems for your wiring, or you might notice a steady dripping in one area of your home that has the potential to damage your appliances. When you call a roofer to investigate the source of your leaks, [...]