Types Of Insulation – What Is 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...

The Pilot Light – A Natural Gas Burner

  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...

Need To Know Facts About Fire Extinguishers

In your home, it’s required by state law to have fire extinguishers on hand in the case of a fire in your home. But how do you know what type of fire extinguisher to get, and when to replace them? Here’s a little guide on what fire extinguisher is what and when you...

Pouring Concrete – How To Do It

Are you preparing to pour concrete at your house, maybe for your driveway or for a little extra sidewalk space, or maybe even for a little barbecue area? Whatever the case may be, there are a couple of things that you should keep in mind while pouring the concrete....

Ants – The Home Invaders

Ants.. they may be everywhere inside your home.. you just never can see them crawling about. What do you do in order to cut back on the ant population in your home, and how can you keep them from coming back? This article will discuss how you can do just so and with...

Compost Piles – Hurtful or Harmless To You?

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...

Safety For The Elderly

Slips and falls are one of the most common reasons why elderly ones are injured, either in a home or in a business. How can you make sure your business or home is accessible and safe for the elderly? First of all, keep all power chords and lines free from the flow of...

Stairs And Windows – Dangers To Your Kids

Nearly 8,000 children are sent to the ER every day, averaging around 2.8 million every year from non-fatal injuries. So the first step in protecting your child from windows would be to move any furniture from the windows area to make it less accessible for the child....

How To Conduct Power Strip Safety

The power strip - one of the best tools a homeowner can have, but also one of the many tools that could cause serious damage to your appliances, or even your house. What are some things you need to know in order to protect your electronics and appliances, and...