Health & Safety

How To Keep Warm With Smart Winter Clothing Purchases

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    With Winter coming the time is now to prepare by making smart purchases of clothing to keep warm. This is important whether you work inside or out and you will find when you are warm life just seems a little nicer.

    If you grew up in a cold climate then you probably learned early that wearing layers of clothes will allow you to keep warm but maybe …

    How To Survive Spring Pollen In Your Home

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      Spring Days bring warmth and flowers but they also bring a lot of pollen. If you are sensitive to pollen then you may dread the springtime but unless you are willing to move to the desert you won’t find much relief at least until mid summer.

      Unfortunately we can’t lock ourselves in a computer assembly clean room all of the time so we have to find ways to cope with the problem of pollen.

      The first …

      How To Are Humidifier Mineral Deposits clogging your Furnace Filter?

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        I wanted to go over a problem I had this winter due to a new Humidifier I introduced in our home. The winter was so cold that the HVAC System had been sucking all of the moisture out of the air. This caused problems for my family including very dry skin, dry eyes and sinuses to the point I would wake up with headaches.

        To try to get rid of the problem I went down …

        How To Use a Humidifier to Get rid of Winter Headaches, Aches and Dry Skin

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          Every  Winter its the same thing. As soon as the heater starts running your sinuses and eyes start to get dry, you wake up with a dry throat and a headache and your skin gets dry.

          This is because your heater removes moisture from your home when it heats the circulating air and in addition to that it circulates dust which you end up breathing.

          If you find yourself waking up with eyes that hurt …

          How To Prepare your Vehicle for the Winter Driving Season

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            We are going to cover a few tips that can keep your car on the road during winter. It is always best to have a plan when things go wrong and to take care of maintenance that could leave you stranded.

            The first thing you want to do is go through all of your standard factory maintenance suggestions. If you are behind on any of them you want to bring them up to date.

            This …

            How To Prepare for the 5 Biggest Problems Facing a Home Owner

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              Whether you are a first time home owner or have lived in one for a long time there are a few things that can go wrong around your house that you need to prepare for before they go wrong. In some cases you will be able to decide whether you want to do the work yourself or hire it out to a contractor but sometimes there just isn’t a choice and you are …

              How To – Detecting Carbon Monoxide In Your Home

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                Carbon Monoxide is one of those things that you may not notice until it is too late and unfortunately every year about 200 people die from it. Where does it come from? It is a byproduct of combustion .. meaning it can come from your furnace, fireplace or a space heater that uses fuel such as propane or kerosine or possibly your gas stove.

                If you are having a problem with carbon monoxide you …

                How to clean mold fungus and dirt from your exterior vinyl siding

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                  If you own a home with vinyl siding the maintenance factors are pretty low in comparison to other options like brick, stone and light weight artificial stone products. Vinyl is produced to last your home about 30 years give or take and the amount of time that it will last depends on how well you keep it clean and the UV Rays that break it down over time.

                  If you are like most home …

                  How To Inventory your home for Insurance and Loss Recovery

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                    Today we are going to cover the process of inventorying your home in case you have a loss. Whether its the weather, fire or a theft or for general use there is a good reason to inventory the items in your home.

                    Unfortunate circumstances can happen and trying to remember everything you own will be difficult when you are facing a loss. This is why you should take the time to do this now …

                    How To understand Home Building Codes before you begin a project

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                      Depending on your location and the project that you want to complete there are a variety of different building codes that you must comply with or your project may require hours of fixes or possibly even a complete tare out and do over.

                      For the most part these regulations help you the home owner or contractor complete a project that follows minimal requirements and standards for safety but when you get into regulations targeted at historic …