How to Save Money on your Water Bill

Any time of year is a good time to look for ways to reduce water consumption.  It’s a great to conserve a primary natural resource while reducing energy consumption at the same time.  And when you accomplish both of those … Continued


How to Locate Indoor Air Leaks

Every fall and winter, sooner or later the topic manages to re-present itself: “How do we manage to pay less to heat our home THIS year?” But answer this truthfully:  do you ever really do much about it other than … Continued


Five Hot Home Improvement Projects

When choosing updates for your next home project be sure to choose something that will also save you some money. You know, like replacing one thing for another that reduces your monthly energy expense.  Here are a few practical and … Continued


The Best Ways to Clean Grout

Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise:  the natural color of tile grout is not mildew grey! Okay, so maybe you DID already know that.  Even still, there you are, staring at grey or otherwise stained grout and wondering how or … Continued


The Health Benefits of a Cold Shower

An easy way to keep cool in the “dog days” of summer is with a cold shower, but did you know that it also provides several key health benefits? Heck, if you’re adventurous enough to brave the mall on Black … Continued


How to Dehumidify Your Home

If it’s summer and you have unbearable levels of indoor humidity, chances are you already know why:  either you don’t have central air conditioning, or your system is getting on in years and just isn’t getting rid of the humidity … Continued


“Do I Have Hard Water?”

Are you using double the normal amount of shampoo just to get the kind of sudsing action you like? Does it take an extra scoop of laundry detergent to get your clothes as clean as they should be? And how … Continued


3 Affordable and Easy Ways to
Update Your Bathroom

Do you dream of a relaxing in a spa-like bath retreat, until you wake up and realize it’s still your same old outdate, bland looking bathroom? You’re not alone.  But what stops so many people from taking that all-important first … Continued


How to Prepare a Homegrown First Aid Kit.

Summer is the perfect time to get outside, dig your toes in the sand, and enjoy all the season has to offer with family and friends. But sometimes, all that fun in the sun can come to a screeching halt … Continued


Common Water Heater Repairs.

You’re up.  Ready for a great day at the office.  A fun day with the kids at a nearby park.   Eighteen holes of golf.  Or maybe you’re feeling a bit more ambitious and ready to make a dent in your … Continued