Windbreaks – How They Can Be A Help

A windbreak is basically a long row of trees and shrubs that keeps the wind speed to a reduced level before it reaches a building. How can they be helpful to your home and your family? Well that will be the topic of discussion for our article today. First of all, a...

Remaining Vigilant With Insulation

Insulation comes in all shapes and sizes. It could be cellulose, perlite, and other types that are made for specific types of homes. But that are some things you must know about insulation before you install it into your home or replace some in your home. With these...

Beware The Dangers Of The Dreaded Night Light!

You may remember a time growing up as a child that you had a night light next to your bed to keep all of the monsters away at night and to help you sleep. However, what you may not have known is that the night light could be a monster in itself. But how can this be? A...

A Real Smart Home – Too Good To Be True?

With technology continuing to progress and advance, we see many items even within the home that you could never have even dreamed before that now have touch screens, usb ports, and are even wireless capable. Appliances such as refrigerators, stoves, ovens, thermostat,...

Pilot Lighter’s – Natural Gas Burners

Pilot lights - what exactly are they? Well, the exact description of this unique instrument and its function will be discussed in today’s article. The pilot light is a small flame that is fueled by a small portion of gas supplied a gas line. Pilot lights are most...

Types Of Insulation – Rock-Wool

Many types of insulation are out there designed for keeping the heat already in your home where it is. There’s fiberglass, newspaper, and other types. But have you ever heard of rock-wool before? Some interesting facts about rock-wool being used as insulation will be...

Lightning – How It Can Affect Your Home

We all know about how Benjamin Franklin was able to create the first lightning rod. But what can act as a lightning rod in your home and can have a bad affect on some of the things in your home? Two pieces of materials will be discussed in detail about safety and...

Safely Handling Trees Around The House

        Do you have a house with trees around it? Of course, most of the United State's population have trees all around them, so when heavy storms come rolling through, what could happen? Unfortunately, trees have the potential to fall on family's homes, and it...

Gardening Tips – Harmful Compost Piles

Many people have compost piles to dispose of things naturally, food, waste, etc. However, these piles could be more harmful then they could help you, and not many people realize it. Here are just a few things supporting that compost piles can be very harmful. For...