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3 Incredible Benefits of Whole Home Water Filtration

Everybody knows that well water filtration is crucial if you’re using a privatized water source, but many people just assume that community water systems do all the filtering work for them. The unfortunate truth is that there are still thousands of contaminants…

What Makes Modern Furniture so Popular

Our idea of furniture is both old and new. Chairs were originally used only by noblemen and the term “chairman” refers to that tradition.…

The 3 Biggest Plumbing Myths Debunked (#1 is Ridiculous)

There are old wives’ tales when it comes to just about everything, but plumbing seems to get more than its fair share of odd DIY claims, especially…

The Surprisingly Interesting Details of Flare Fittings

Admittedly, it’s hard to get overly excited about valves and fittings. But many fittings — meaning the various pieces used to connect lengths of pipe — are really quite ingenious. Consider the simple yet incredibly effective flare fitting:…

Well Water Filtration Systems Protect Your Family

Colorado residents and outdoor enthusiasts along a chemically tainted river are the most recent people to be concerned about well water filtration systems. When thousands of Coloradoans saw a beautiful recreational river suddenly colored a murky yellow, they…

Getting the Most out of Your Home HVAC Systems With the Right HVAC Technician

Home heating, ventilation and air conditioning, collectively called HVAC, constitute some of the most important systems that make life easier and more comfortable at home. When these systems function optimally, you not only get the comfortable home life you…

Create Your Own Backyard Pharmacy With These Medical Plants

August 20, 2015 - 9:49 pm in Garden, Outdoor lighting md, Skilled masons

Many homeowners may wonder how they can get more out of their garden center. While many gardens are created for aesthetic appeal, some gardeners seek to get a little more use out of their yard. Many plants and herbs can be used for medical reasons, and most…

Why Hardwood Floors Are Special

What is the best floor for your home? There are a lot of floor options. The flooring industry is a big one and it is growing every year. Between 2009 and 2014, it grew by 1.1% each year.  Different kinds of flooring may be appropriate for the different parts…

How to Be an Angel of a Tenant

If you’re renting a home, you need to be a good tenant. Otherwise, your landlord may kick you out, in which case you’ll need to find other homes for rent locally, or face being homeless. Rather than let that happen, just be the best tenant you…

The Best Tips For Making Your HVAC System Last

Would you rather be without heat on a cold winter’s night, or without air conditioning on a hot summer’s day? Neither option is particularly appealing, and you should have to deal with either one. Between 2009 and 2014, the American heating, ventilation,…