How to Prevent Your Basement From Flooding

  It is unhealthy and unsafe to live in a house where the basement floods on regular or annual bases. If you have a flooding problem you need to address it immediately, the safety of your family is at stake. Where there is moisture there is mold and mildew there are health risks that can … Read moreHow to Prevent Your Basement From Flooding

Made in the Shade: The ABCs of Patio Umbrellas

Pop singer Rihanna may tempt you to get under her umbrella, ella, ella, (you get the picture), but tell her no thanks, because all you need to keep shaded and dry can be found right in your own backyard. Patio umbrellas are sometimes overlooked as a boring piece of furniture. On the contrary, there are … Read moreMade in the Shade: The ABCs of Patio Umbrellas

50 Specific Actions of Green Living

When trying to go green at home, these 50 specific actions of green living can help you save energy, save money and save the environment. Find specific actions to take to live greener around the home, in the yard, in the kitchen, in the bathroom and in the laundry room! Let’s begin to do our … Read more50 Specific Actions of Green Living

Understanding the Role of Solid Waste in Pollution

Answers must be provided about what measures are being taken to resolve this problem of solid waste in our environment. Solid waste is a collective term used to distinguish non-biodegradable materials and discards that come from sources like: Households Businesses and Commercial establishments Manufacturers or Industrial sites Biomedical sources like hospital and clinics. They are … Read moreUnderstanding the Role of Solid Waste in Pollution

Repurposing for the Garden

The garden is an appreciative recipient when repurposing many household items and always provides an abundance of ways to put unwanted items to good use. Plastic milk jugs can be turned into garden cloches, plastic and scrap lumber are also great for larger scale protection of garden rows during a frost. Pop bottles and milk … Read moreRepurposing for the Garden

How to Stay Clean in the Outdoors

When going into the outdoors there is of course always the possibility of getting dirty. Whether you are going out to check cattle as a farmer, going on a day hike, camping or even just to walk around your own yard, there are many ways you can keep yourself from becoming overly dirty. The most … Read moreHow to Stay Clean in the Outdoors

Do It Yourself Sunroom

Sunrooms and conservatories are made in a variety of styles and shapes and you can choose one that will suit the style of your house and the area you have available. Before deciding on the site, check that there will be no problems with drainage, that there are no trees nearby whose roots might cause … Read moreDo It Yourself Sunroom