Keep the Hot Water Flowing It is easy to overlook the needs of your hot water heater because it is hidden in a closet or down in the basement, but when it isn’t working properly, it totally disrupts your life. To remain energy-efficient and have a long life, hot water heaters will need to be properly maintained. Newer water heaters operate a bit differently, but most … [Read more...] about The hot water heater
Keeping ticks and pests out of your yard is important at this time of year. The warm months are here, and along with balmy breezes and spring flowers, insects and other wildlife are stirring again. These pests thrive in warm, moist weather, so you are probably already seeing them. Start preparing your yard to keep these nuisances away because they will make you uncomfortable … [Read more...] about How Safe is your Yard from Ticks and Pests?
Landscape Recycling: Composting for Eco-friendly Beauty Turning landscaping waste into compost has many benefits. Too often, leftover grass clippings, leaves, twigs, and various plant materials go into landfills rather than being recycled at home. In nature, waste will attract various microorganisms, which will break it down to enrich the soil. You can mimic those natural … [Read more...] about Turning landscaping waste into compost