Tips For Extending The Life Of Your Cut Flower Arrangement
16 April 2018
If one of your friends or relatives decided to surprise you with a floral delivery for your birthday, then there are many things you can do to extend the life of its cut flowers, including each of these tips:
Tip: Always Trim Cut Flower Stems Underwater
When your cut flower arrangement arrives, it may come in a box and you may need to trim your flowers before putting them in a vase of water.
Tips For Buying Your First Aquarium
10 March 2018
An aquarium is a nice addition to your home. The fish could be good pets for your kids when they can't have a dog or cat. Plus, watching the fish swim around is relaxing and can lull you to sleep. Setting up and taking care of an aquarium can be a lot of work and it's a learning process. Here are some things to know about buying your first aquarium.
Septic Tanks: Tips To Prevent Wastewater Management Problems
20 January 2018
Homes that are not connected to a municipal sewer system require an onsite wastewater system to deal with black water (waste from the toilet) and grey water (water that has been used for laundry, cleaning the dishes, or showering). In most cases, homes have a septic system that serve as an onsite wastewater system while also storing solid waste in a large tank underground. If you rely on a septic system to manage waste water and solid waste, use the following tips to prevent problems:
The Best Way To Add Insuation To Your Attic Joist Bays
29 November 2017
Many homes are built with unfinished attics. This means that there is no drywall installed on top of the roof joists and girders. This might mean that they aren't very energy-efficient, but it does mean that homeowners can add their own insulation to the joist bays quite easily. People in hot climates often feel heat radiate downward through their attic during the summer months. In colder regions, homeowners can notice have a cold air coming through their roof via the attic, which makes it much harder to keep their home warm and comfortable.