Is A Safe Room Really For You?

Do you really need a safe room for your house? They can be extremely useful in the times that we live in, with crime steadily growing, a safe room can be a great asset to your house. But what exactly are they used for? In the case of a break in, while you are home,...

A Defensible Zone – What Is It?

What really is defensible space? Well, it can be defined as an area, or zone, around your house that will better protect you from naturally occurring fires, falling trees, or things that could potentially damage your house. The easiest way to think of this would be to...

Dangers With Power Generators

When dealing with any type of generator that provides power, knowing the hazards that it creates are essential to keeping yourself out of preventing injury to yourself. Here are a couple of hazards that you should know about when dealing with any type of...

Safely Using Your Ladder

Over 49,000 injuries from ladder falls are reported every year, so knowing how to use a ladder the right way while doing construction projects or any DIY projects is of the utmost importance. Some safety tips and ladder tips are as follows: Knowing the...

Barbecuing Safely With A Propane Grill

The time for barbequing is near. However, it is necessary to know the dangers of barbequing with a propane grill, so here are some tips on how to practice safe barbequing. Keeping the actual propane tank in an open environment and away from indoors in case...

Tools For Your Outside DIY Projects

Have outside projects that you need to be done? Here are some landscaping tools that you will need, and can probably acquire at your local hardware store. If your preparing to put up fencing, here are just a couple of tools that you will need. For example,...

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Greywater

Previously this month we discussed the use of Greywater, and the fact that it is becoming a more popular means of water conservation. What are the advantages of greywater usage, and are there any disadvantages?   Because Greywater can be used...

Greywater

Have you ever heard the term Greywater? Greywater is a term used for waste water that is left over from everyday things we do, such as bathing, laundry and washing dishes etc. Although this is not drinkable water, neither is it blackwater,...

What should you use for the household fire?

It may be tempting to use anything that will burn to help the fire in our fireplace, or wood-burning stove to keep going.  But instead of using these as an all-purpose incinerator, what could we use as safe fuel for the fire?  When you use...

Electrical Safety Reminders

This time of year, we probably use a lot more electricity and will come into contact with many electrical items. We thought it appropriate then to give you a few reminders on being conscious of safety around such items. Here are a few: A major...

What Every Home Buyer In VA Should Know

Find out what every home buyer in VA should know before they buy a home.

There are a lot of things that home buyers here in Virginia should know before they buy a home, but often neglect to find out.

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