What Is the Quality of the Air You Breathe?

The air you breath has a great effect on your health, well-being and energy level. Since most of us spend a lot of time indoors, the air-quality inside our homes should be of great concern. There are many ways you can notice poor air-quality. Maybe there is a slight...

Landscape Shading

Cooling your home in the summertime can be very costly, especially if the sun is beating down on your roof. One way in which you could save up to 10% on your cooling bills is by using trees planted in strategic positions. Trees work in a twofold way to lower the...

How to Safely Use Power Strips

In many houses, especially older ones, there never seems to be enough power outlets. The obvious solution to this is to plug in a power strip, and all of a sudden your 2 outlets turn into 6, or 8, or 16! But when you are doing this, you are all of a sudden creating a...

Wind Breaks

In some areas of the country, heavy winds are a concern, and this is especially so if your home is located in an open area. Heavy winds can make it uncomfortable to be outside, but it could also do damage to your home. One solution for this problem is to plant a row...

Keep Your House Cool With Window Films

In many areas of the country, the summertime means that our air-conditioning is running a lot, and this can cost quite a bit of money. If you have many windows in your home, this could make it so the sun heats the air up, thus adding to the cost of keeping the home...

Wood Roofing

Wood is a material that has been used throughout the millennia, but it is no longer a very common material for roofing, even though it definitely is one of the more appealing in appearance. No two wood roofs will look the same due to the many varying attributes of the...