How To Repair A Leaky Faucet

How To Repair A Leaky Faucet – This article was written by Dave Jones and by staff writer, Hunter Rising. Dave Jones is the Chief Operating Officer and Midwest Regional Vice President of Roto-Rooter Plumbing & Water Cleanup. In 1992, Jones joined Roto-Rooter as a service technician at the age of 18. Since then, he has risen through the ranks into a position of senior management. Dave served as president of Roto-Rooter’s Charlotte, North Carolina, and Atlanta, Georgia branches before being promoted to Regional Manager and then to Regional Vice President. Dave holds Master Plumber Licenses in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Georgia.

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How To Repair A Leaky Faucet

Are you tired of hearing the pressure coming from your bathroom? Even if you don’t want to call a plumber, it’s important to fix the … Read the rest

Opting For Energy Star Certified Appliances

Opting For Energy Star Certified Appliances – Recommendations are independently selected by the editors of Purchases made through the links below may earn us and our publishing partners a commission.

It’s impossible to go shopping for home appliances, lighting, or windows and insulation products without noticing that many of them are marked with the Energy Star label. Also, although the name itself implies some kind of energy efficiency, it is not always clear what “Energy Star” means.

Opting For Energy Star Certified Appliances

For consumers who are concerned, “What is an Energy Star?” It is important to ask the question. Before buying. Energy Star is a rating system supported by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that provides consumers with unbiased information about the energy efficiency of the products they purchase. Since the ENERGY STAR program was introduced in 1992, it has helped reduce energy costs nationwide by $450 billion … Read the rest

Insulating Your Home For Winter

Insulating Your Home For Winter – Please help the National Service spread these important safety messages on social media! Everyone is welcome to use the text and images provided below to help NWS build a Ready Nation.

As winter approaches, there are steps you can take to prepare your home for the cold. Learn more at /safety/winter

Insulating Your Home For Winter

Power outages are common after a big winter storm. If you lose power, be sure to use caution when using alternative heat sources and practice portable generator safety. Once you and your family are safe, check in with others in your neighborhood to make sure they’re okay. /security/winter

Rule Your Attic: Insulate Your Home To Save Energy And Stay Comfortable

Power outages are common after a big winter storm. Be careful with alternative heat sources, practice portable generator safety, and check with your neighbors to make sure everyone … Read the rest

The Science Of Comfortable Living

The Science Of Comfortable Living – Ergonomics and design, often considered the science of comfortable living, play a vital role in shaping our everyday experiences. It involves the careful study of human interactions with products, spaces and environments to optimize functionality and comfort.

One of the fundamentals of ergonomic design is understanding the human scale. This ensures that the spatial layout and arrangement of furniture is in sync with how our bodies naturally move and interact. By considering proportions, interior designers create spaces that feel natural and inviting. Beyond furniture, the placement of windows and doors can also be optimized to allow natural light to enter the room to complement the human scale.

The Science Of Comfortable Living

Ergonomic design cares about the quality of experience of the space with all the senses. Proper lighting and sound remain key players in this domain. Lighting should adapt to different tasks and … Read the rest

Embracing Hygge In Your Living Space

Embracing Hygge In Your Living Space – Well, it’s still winter! And we’re still standing, right? Today I thought I’d share how I keep my spirits up in the cold and dark of a Canadian winter by using the concept of “hygge” in my living room. Not sure what it is or how to get it? Read it!

Nice is a Danish word that’s hard to translate into English, but it’s basically a deep feeling of well-being and well-being. Picture propped up next to your fireplace surrounded by neutral elements and natural textured materials as you read a book and sip tea by candlelight. It’s hygge!

Embracing Hygge In Your Living Space

I’ve been trying to embrace this Danish concept during these cold Alberta winter months by cooking more comfort food, enjoying the company of family and friends, doing lots of crafts, and decorating with my favorite goodies. Let me … Read the rest

Unwind: Creating Comfortable Spaces At Home

Unwind: Creating Comfortable Spaces At Home – Comfort is desired in almost every living space. It provides a retreat from the hustle and bustle of the outside world. Whether you want to relax after a busy day, catch up on reading or simply take a nap and recharge, a cozy living room is the perfect place to do it.

The best part? Achieving a cozy atmosphere doesn’t have to break the bank. With a few simple touches, any room, home, apartment, shape or size can be transformed into a warm and welcoming space. Whether you prefer a minimalist aesthetic or a maximalist approach, there are plenty of ideas here to inspire you. We are excited to share with you 16 cozy living room ideas that will make you fall in love with your living room all over again!

Unwind: Creating Comfortable Spaces At Home

The natural living room is the … Read the rest

Designing Outdoor Cooking Areas

Designing Outdoor Cooking Areas – An outdoor kitchen can be the best part of your home if designed properly. Getting some fresh air while enjoying grilled food with close friends and family? Sounds like a perfect summer night! At Sauders Hardscape Supply, we believe that relationships are the key to great landscape and outdoor living design. Outdoor kitchens create the perfect space to strengthen those relationships and create memories that extend far beyond the kitchen itself.

On the practical side, it’s important to choose quality components for your outdoor kitchen. Make sure the items you include in your outdoor kitchen design will hold up to the test of time and allow you to enjoy events with friends and family for years to come. Let’s take a look at 9 things to consider when creating the ultimate living space in your backyard.

Designing Outdoor Cooking Areas

Let’s be honest: grills are … Read the rest

Integrating Home Automation For Energy Management

Integrating Home Automation For Energy Management – Martin Weiss loves his job. He and his team split their time between the lab and cozy couches to develop software that allows owners of photovoltaic arrays to use as much of the solar energy they generate as possible within their own four walls.

Project leader Martin Weiss (left) in a meeting with colleagues Marius Schmitz and Tobias Grupa. There are seven people in the team.

Integrating Home Automation For Energy Management

When Martin Weiss graduated with a degree in cybernetics, he knew he wasn’t satisfied with any old job—he wanted a career that would make a difference. For Weiss, there was no question about what kind of work it should be – he wanted to help preserve the resources of our planet. As a project manager, the 38-year-old father of three has made many strides towards this goal. He and his colleagues … Read the rest

Proactive Home Security Measures

Proactive Home Security Measures – Discover security with smart fencing systems. Integrating advanced technology, the system provides real-time monitoring, intelligent detection, and instant response capabilities.

The time for “passive, traditional and static perimeters to ensure security” is no longer there. Traditional fence-based security systems lack real-time control and notification systems.

Proactive Home Security Measures

In today’s security landscape, proactive measures such as smart fencing are used to protect homes, businesses, infrastructure and other critical infrastructure.

Work From Home Safety Tips For 2024

Conversely, smart fencing is powered by the Internet of Things (IoT). Integrating IoT and sensors, transmitters and actuators transforms the fence into a living, breathing security system.

Traditional fences (electric fences) only provide a physical barrier and always require more proactive threat detection and prevention. Moreover, if you are considering building a high-security grid fence, you will need to invest a large amount of money in the grid, … Read the rest

Tips For Maintaining Wooden Floors

Tips For Maintaining Wooden Floors – Hardwood floors are beautiful and classic, but they can also be difficult to maintain. If you have hardwood floors in your home, you know that they can be prone to scratches and stains. Fortunately, there are many ways to clean hardwood floors without damaging them. If you’re looking for an effective way to keep your hardwood floors dust-free, read on! Cleaning hardwood floors is a labor of love that requires diligence and patience. People always ask, “What is used when cleaning hardwood floors? What are the best vacuum cleaners to use on hardwood? And cleaning the wooden floor next to me?” If you want to avoid hours of mopping every few weeks or hire a professional to do it for you, there are many simple DIY methods that will leave your floors sparkling, with little effort on your part.

Hardwood floors that are regularly … Read the rest

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