How To Prevent Weeds From Growing In Your Flower Garden
30 June 2015
If you plant a beautiful flower garden on your property every year, then you likely also spend your time weeding as well. It is generally unwise to use chemicals to try to kill and prevent new weeds, because certain substances can kill the flowers too. It is a much better idea to prevent the weeds from forming in the first place, so you do not need to spend any time pulling or otherwise dealing with the offending plants.
How To Recognize And Treat Your Home For A Pantry Moth Infestation
28 May 2015
If you think having a moth infestation in your home is no big deal, think again. Having a pantry moth infestation in your home or kitchen can be as damaging and frustrating as having a mice infestation in your home. Just as mice leave their droppings all over your home and chew into packages of food, ruining their contents, pantry moths can chew through food packaging, leave sticky residue, webbing, and eggs in your home.
Resourceful Ways To Deal With Heating System Failures
30 April 2015
Even the most well-insulated home can quickly cool down to an uncomfortable or even unsafe level when the heating system fails due to a power outage or repair issue. Although you hope this will not happen, being prepared for the possibility is an excellent way to ensure that your family is kept safe when frigid winter weather arrives. If the lack of heat will only be for a few hours, taking a few precautions such as keeping exterior doors closed, pulling the drapes and gathering together in one area of the home may be all that is necessary.
Improve Drainage And Reduce Water Bills By Using Rain Barrels
30 March 2015
It never fails. Every time it rains, a small lake forms in your backyard. Though you may be tempted to ignore the problem, doing so can lead to serious issues developing such as damage to the home's foundation or problems with a septic system. One way to handle a drainage problem that could also reduce your water bill is to use rain barrels to capture some of the water that falls in your yard.