The Benefits Of Having A Natural Swimming Pool

Natural swimming pools look like beautiful, landscaped ponds but are really carefully created swimming environments. They have been popular in Europe for a while but are only just catching on as a trend in the United States. People love them not only because they look like idyllic nature preserves while still being completely clean and safe but because they are easy on the environment. They don't use all the traditional construction materials and harsh chemicals of regular swimming pools. Read More 

Wood Garage Door Problems: What To Do When Mice Keep Getting Into Your Garage

If mice keep getting into your garage, and you can't find any holes in the walls or ceiling, check your wood garage door for damaged weatherstripping and weakened wood. According to About Home, mice possess flexible bodies that allow them to access and enter quarter inch-sized gaps, holes and cracks with ease. Once they find an easy way inside the garage, mice will generally return until you close up the entrances or replace the door. Read More 

Summer School Vacation: 4 Ways To Protect Your Child From Mosquito Virus Exposure

As your children are released from school for the summer, it likely means that they will be spending more days outdoors and enjoying nature. One of the main concerns on many parents' minds is mosquito viruses. Mosquitoes can transmit all types of diseases including the Zika virus and the West Nile virus. Instead of limiting the time your child spends outside, there are multiple ways to help prevent mosquitoes from coming around your home. Read More 

Brown Tap Water: 3 Causes Associated With Hot Water

It's hard not to be shocked when you turn on the tap only to see a stream of brown water. Although brown water looks disgusting, brown water is not dangerous to drink, as the discoloration is actually just caused by too much iron in the water. This not only gives the water a brown color, but also a metallic taste. If the water coming out from your tap is only brown when the water is hot, you'll narrow down the cause of the problem significantly. Read More 

Better Sleep At Night: 3 Reasons To Switch To Ductless Heat Pumps If You Have Problems Sleeping

If you find yourself having troubles sleeping at night, you're not alone. In a recent study published in 2014, 45% of Americans claim that poor or insufficient sleep has affected their daily lives at least once in the past week. While there are many different changes you can make in your life to improve your quality of sleep, a surprising solution is to switch the central heating system in your home to ductless heat pumps. Read More