Kitchen Sink Clogged? Safely Unclog It Without Harmful Chemicals

Posted on: 13 October 2016

If your kitchen sink drain clogs up, you might pour bleach and ammonia down the drain to unclog it. Although these DIY steps may work to some degree, they may not solve your sink's problem completely. In most cases, the chemicals may make the problem worse or create dangerous situations for you and your loved ones. Here's why you shouldn't use bleach and ammonia and what you can do instead. [Read More]

Choosing The Right Sprinkler Head For Your Yard

Posted on: 26 September 2016

The installation of an automatic watering system can make it easier to manage the aesthetic beauty of your yard. When designing your sprinkler system, selecting the right sprinkler heads will play a critical role in the future success of your system. Here are three tips you can use to help determine the best type of sprinkler heads for your home's automatic sprinkler system. 1. Determine traffic patterns. The first thing you need to do when determining which type of sprinkler head to incorporate into your home's automatic sprinkler system is evaluate the traffic patterns on your lawn. [Read More]

Building A Small Cottage In The Woods? Skip Public Utilities

Posted on: 1 September 2016

If you are building a small cottage out in the woods and aren't sure what type of amenities are worth paying for and what utilities you should make self-sufficient on the property, there are some things to consider. You want to be sure that you don't have to depend on the city and the nearest town when you want to flush your toilet, get a drink, or when you need to heat the cottage. [Read More]

3 Off-Season Maintenance Tasks To Do This Summer For Your Fireplace

Posted on: 27 July 2016

Just because you are not using your fireplace does not mean that there is nothing that you need to do with it this summer. Here are three maintenance tasks that you should complete during the summer months when your fireplace is dormant. Remove All The Ashes The first thing that you need to do is remove all the ashes and soot that are sitting inside of your fireplace. Leaving the ashes and soot to sit inside of your fireplace all summer will create a foul odor and will lower the air quality levels in your home. [Read More]