Best Microwave Oven

Finding The Best Microwave Oven in 2018

My take on getting the best microwave oven for your money… When you set out to buy the right microwave for your urban home you need to learn a little bit about the different types as well as the features that are common on today’s microwaves. The industry is advancing at a rapid rate so […]

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Hot Water Systems

How to Flush Sediments from Your Oil Hot Water Heater

If you have an oil hot water heater as your primary hot water systems, it is important to understand that you will need to perform maintenance on the unit on occasion. This maintenance will ensure that the appliance is operating at an optimal level and that its total life is extended. Here, I will provide […]

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The Dangers of Asbestos

The Dangers of Asbestos

Although asbestos occurs naturally and has been used for over 4000 years, it’s almost a silent problem. Asbestos has been known to bring about hazardous health issues since the day of the Romans when they realized that people working with asbestos usually developed problems with their lungs. Even so, legislation to control asbestos usage was […]

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growing bonsai indoors

The Art of Growing a Bonsai Tree

Growing Indoor & Outdoor Bonsai Trees For anyone who wants to know about growing a bonsai or who already has one, everything you need to know about growing one is here in this easy to follow guide, from different trees to choose from, to growing, to care and pruning you will find it here without […]

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urban house plant

Gardening for Love and Therapy

Expression about how gardening can make a good difference in one’s life! The love of gardening came into my life before the age of nine. By the time I did turn nine, I was already growing and selling my produce to our neighbors. Living in the Hawaiian Islands found me in a wonderful climate for […]

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homemade cleaning products

Homemade Home Cleaning Solutions

In this day and age everything seems to be expensive, especially brand name home cleaning chemicals. Here are a few tips to make your own cleaning solutions that are equally as good, but for a fraction of the cost. They can also be a great ‘green’ alternative to their nastier manufactured counterparts. White Vinegar This […]

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buy house with mold

A Practical Guide to Purchasing a Property That Has Mold

What is the right decision for buying a home that has, or has had a mold problem? The options are few, forget it or buy it knowing full well what the problems are. Better yet, do you think that you can correct the mold problem yourself with the help of a mold remediation contractor? Dealing […]

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Foreclosure

Options Other Than Foreclosures

When it comes to foreclosures, as they say, “It ain’t over until it’s over.” Most people succumb to the pressure of the mortgage companies and think they have no other options. But, there are options available to help you out. You can opt for a special forbearance in which your lender will reduce or defer […]

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French Press Terrariums

French Press Terrariums

We love the idea of re-purposing household items for gardening, and this beautiful french press terrarium serves as a great example of how effective it can be. The artist and photographer, Sidney-based artist Zik, explains that “using an unusual or common household item as opposed to a jar can instantly make a terrarium more interesting.” […]

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Pallet Planter Ideas

DIY: 20 Creative Pallet Planter Ideas For Your Garden

Creative Pallet Planter Ideas Useful, good-looking, environmentally-friendly and cheap. It’s hard to find a reason not to love pallet planters. Compact and incredibly useful for maximizing your growing space, pallet planters will allow you to transform any space into a wall of green. And where plastic containers look empty and ugly in the winter, pallet […]

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