Monthly Archives: October 2012

What To Consider Before Moving Your Water Heater

October 26th, 2012|

Water heaters are a wonderful invention of modern society.  Because of them, we have a reserve of hot water ready and waiting for us whenever we desire.  That being said, water heaters can also be a big hassle.  They take up quite a bit of space and they are a bit of an eye soar.  […]

Where Is Your Sewer Line Clean Out?

October 25th, 2012|

Sewer problems can quickly turn your blissful day into a nightmare. When the toilet doesn’t flush or the sink doesn’t drain, you know that there is a problem.

Knowing that there is a problem is easy enough; actually pinpointing the problem can be a challenge.

Even if you have a fairly good idea of where the issue […]

What Is A Safe Temperature For My Water Heater?

October 19th, 2012|

Do you have small children in your home? Or maybe an elderly mom or dad that has recently moved in?

While you may not think twice about the temperature of your water – yoou simply adjust it and wait for it to be comfortable for you – small children and elderly persons don’t have the reflexes […]

Are Energy Efficient Appliances Worth The Cost?

October 18th, 2012|

Everyone is looking to save a buck or two (of course, we wouldn’t be opposed to saving a few more).  And if we can save the planet while we’re at it, that’s even better.

If you have found yourself looking at purchasing a new appliance lately, you may be wondering if an energy efficient appliance is […]

The Quickest Way to Update your Home – New Kitchen and Bathroom Faucets

October 12th, 2012|

Home remodeling can be an expensive project and also a time-consuming one. If you are feeling the need to update your home, there are some changes you can make that are inexpensive and easy to do, which will give your home an entirely new look. Updating your kitchen and bathroom faucets or cabinetry hardware is […]

What your Carbon Footprint Really Means

October 11th, 2012|

With so many different acronyms and buzzwords in the media, its sometimes hard to understand what it all means.

Carbon footprint may be one of those words. You know it has to do with “going green”. You know it has to do with the amount of energy you use. But what else is there?

Your carbon footprint […]

Ready to Convert your Electric Range to a Gas Range? Pros and Cons of Both

October 5th, 2012|

If you are ready to purchase a new range for your kitchen, you might feel overwhelmed at the various choices. Do you stick with your electric range or is time to convert to a gas range? You have a large number of choices to make, including the brand and model that you desire. There are […]

Fun Facts About Toilet Paper

October 4th, 2012|

You use it every day. Yet you’ve probably never thought much about it. Yep, we’re talking about toilet paper. Here are some fun facts to add to your knowledge base and impress your friend!
Toilet paper comes in 1-ply or 2-ply.
The 1-ply version has one layer, the 2-ply has two.
Toilet paper squares originally were 4.5” x […]