Water, water, everywhere! Whether during a storm, flood, or simply through seepage from the soil, water constantly tries to find a way into your home. Obviously, you need to keep it out—otherwise, it can wreak havoc in more ways than one. Get ready to stop it in its watery tracks! Here’s how to stop water from getting into your house.Read More
There is something so peaceful about living near the water. But as serene as this setting is, there are dangers to residing in locations close to bodies of water. Houses near water are more likely to flood. Here are some things to consider when moving to a flood-prone area if the water is calling your name.Read More
While you can live without cable or satellite, you won’t live very long without water.
But don’t think that just because you need water you’re stuck with paying high water bills every month.
Assuming you don’t have a hidden water leak, if you find your water bill going up month after month, there are things you can do to reduce your water consumption (without resorting to bathing once a week).
Guest Blogger: Nick Dunin of instantwaste.com.au
How much money is sitting in your bank account at the moment? Do you have any savings put away for a rainy day? Our home is the most expensive thing we own and we all probably pay a good chunk of our wages towards our mortgage every month. Read More
Every homeowner seems to have ideas in their head about what projects they would like to improve their home. The ideas are endless and vision of “what could be” makes us happy in our dreamlike state. Then reality hits.
The woman wants a new kitchen. She also hates the carpet in the bathroom. The man wants a “man cave” big screen TV or theater room. The hot water is not hot anymore and the hot water heater may need to be replaced. The kids want a pool. The budget is tight and you can’t afford everything. Choices need to be made. The negotiations, or selling pitches, begin on why this project is more important than the other. Planning out all your projects is critical to managing a home and keeping healthy relationships in the home. Read More