Stand Alone Power Systems – What You Need to Know

Stand alone power systems are growing in demand on a global scale. Thousands of families still live off grid in certain countries. Off grid means that they have no mains power running to their properties and they have to look at alternate solutions. Up to now, these people would rely on wood burners for heating and cooking and paraffin lamps for light in the night, but with stand along power systems, also known as SAPS,…

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How to Keep A Clogged Toilet From Becoming A Disaster

Few things are as simultaneously unnerving and inconvenient as a clogged toilet. Not only does it render the restroom useless, but it must be handled immediately or things can get out of hand very quickly. Without fixing the problem immediately, you can risk water damage from overflow, human waste contamination, foul odors, or even embarrassment. This issue is no laughing matter and must be handled as soon as possible. Here is how to keep a…

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Tips and Tricks for Better Indoor Air

Readers wrote me with questions about air purification in their home. Here’s the latest on actions you can take to improve indoor air quality. “I’ve heard of a HEPA filter for air conditioning. What is this and should I buy one?” HEPA stands for High-Efficiency Particulate Air. A HEPA filter works with a powerful fan to force air through a thick pleated mesh that traps pollen, pet dander, dust mites, and smoke. It can filter…

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Heated Towel Rails – Go Ahead, Spoil Yourself

Heated towel rails for small bathrooms are a fantastic idea to add extra warmth and comfort for those that would like to have a more intimate, relaxing experience in their bathroom. There is nothing nicer than surrounding your body with a warm, dry, and soft towel after bathing. This article will give you an idea on how to go about finding the best rails for your bathroom that will be durable, effective and cost effective…

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Warning Signs of Sewer Mainline Pipe Clogs

Many times a sewer mainline pipe clog may be unseen but it can cause a lot of damage inside your home. If there is a clog in a sewer’s mainline, it could cause raw sewage to backup and come out of the drains in your home. This can lead to an expensive sewer line replacement or repair and significant damage to your home. If you understand and respond to your home’s early warning system, you…

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Finding The Best Options For Home Renovation Projects

Households who are seeking to create a more attractive environment and property owners who wish to improve the market value of their holdings may find that renovation efforts have much to offer. Replacing older floors that have begun to show signs of wear can do much to improve the overall appearance of a room or area. Finding the best material and installation options can make an important difference. Home improvement efforts can vary considerably in…

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The Evolution of Home Decor

As designers and decorators of our own homes, we love to find the current trends and styles we can in order to maintain a home that is both suits our personality as well as the decade (or year) we are in. The evolution of home d├ęcor seems to go back and forth… Wallpaper was popular in the 80’s and 90’s, but lost popularity in the millennium. Fast forward to 2020 – wallpaper is back, and…

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Do It Yourself (DIY) Magazine Storage Containers

The estimated cost in doing this woodwork project is not much as $20. You do not only save cost, but you can also get in touch with your creativity and create something useful in your home. One advantage of making a DIY magazine storage container is it will be easier for you to archive your past issued magazines. Magazines will be easier to reach your fingertips. Before you start the woodwork project, you need to…

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Fireplace Accessories You Should Have

When you have a fireplace, various accessories are practical while others are more decorative. Many people will have a mixture of both. Fireplace pokers, brooms, and shovels These three accessories will usually sell as a set with a storage container in which to hold them when they are not being used. These can be for decorative or practical usage. If you have a fireplace that burns wood, then these would be a practical purchase. To…

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