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Time To BBQ! 4 Tips To Help You Transport Your Propane Tanks Safely

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Time To BBQ! 4 Tips To Help You Transport Your Propane Tanks Safely

Summer is in full swing, which means that your BBQ is probably working overtime. If you have a propane-powered BBQ, you need to make sure that your tanks are filled and ready to go. Before you head out to pick up your refills, you might want to take a refresher course on the proper way to transport propane tanks in your car. Following a few safety procedures will help keep you safe. Here are four safety tips you should follow when transporting propane. Keep Them Out of the Front Seat When putting the propane tanks in the car, it’s...

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Iron in Your Water? Here’s What You Need to Know

Posted by on Dec 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Iron in Your Water? Here’s What You Need to Know

Iron occurs naturally in nature, and you will always have a small amount of iron in your water. However, it is typically so small that you aren’t going to notice it. Generally, the trace amounts aren’t going to make you sick, either. Having too much iron, on the other hand, could end up causing a number of health problems. The best way to tell if your tap water has too much iron in it is to take a look at how clear it is. If you notice it turning a shade of orange, brown or red after sitting for a couple minutes, you have an iron...

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Get To The Bottom Of Gas Or Waste Smells Right Away: What To Do

Posted by on Sep 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Get To The Bottom Of Gas Or Waste Smells Right Away: What To Do

If you have odors coming up through your drains and a variety of cleaning products aren’t working, it may be time to have the professionals come in. Getting rid of the odors may require assistance from a professional sewer cleaning company. If the sewer odors don’t just smell like waste but also like natural gas, you may need more than your pipes cleaned. Consider the following options. Sewer Cleaning Have all of the pipes that lead to the sewer system cleaned to remove any clogs or debris that could be trapped in the drains...

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Top 5 Solar Energy Facts

Posted by on Aug 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Top 5 Solar Energy Facts

Solar energy is the key for all life on Earth because the energy from the sun powers plants that all other life depends on for survival. Solar energy is also a valuable source of renewable energy for electricity and transportation. You probably already understand that importance of solar energy, but here are five facts that you may not be aware of: 1. The sun produces an incredible amount of energy. Every second, the sun produces 3.8 x 1026 watts of energy. That’s 3.8 with 26 zeros after it. In comparison, humans consume .0001% of this...

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Five Sod Lawn Tips For The First Time Installer

Posted by on Jul 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Five Sod Lawn Tips For The First Time Installer

Sod is the quickest way to lay a new lawn or repair a damaged lawn. Taking the time to install it correctly results in an immediate lawn, since there is no need to wait for seed to germinate and establish. The following installation tips will ensure that your new lawn looks its best, even if this is your first time installing sod. Tip #1: Schedule a Pickup Most nurseries cut sod on the day of or the day right before it’s scheduled for pickup and delivery. Place your sod order a few days in advance, and make note of both the date and...

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Ways To Safely Dispose Of Needles And Other Medical Sharps

Posted by on Jun 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Ways To Safely Dispose Of Needles And Other Medical Sharps

If you or someone you care for use syringes or other medical sharps like lancets on a regular basis, then you probably know how challenging disposing of these items can be. They can’t simply be thrown into the trash or flushed down the toilet because that increases the risk of injuring others and spreading diseases such as hepatitis B. Here are a few ways you can safely dispose of this type of medical waste. Proper Collection Before looking at disposal methods, it’s important to learn how to safely manage used needles and other...

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How Scrap Copper Metal Gets Made Into Copper Wire

Posted by on May 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Many people know that collecting copper to sell is extremely lucrative because it is eventually made into copper wire, but many people don’t know how the scrap metal actually gets to the point where it is copper wire. The process is actually relatively simple. 1. Collect All of the Scrap Metal If you are selling to a scrap dealer, it is important to make sure that your copper is as clean as possible, without any extra materials. If you are taking the copper to a recycling plant, then you don’t have to worry about the extra...

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Removing Trash And Cutting Down On Waste – A Size Guide For Roll Off Dumpsters

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether you’re overseeing a small remodel of one room of your house or cleaning out a large office complex, getting rid of the trash that comes with such a project is a major challenge. Roll off dumpster rentals are a great way to handle that challenge, but many people hesitate to rent one for fear that they’ll waste money by choosing a size that’s too large. The best way to combat that fear is to keep yourself informed. Below, you’ll find a size guide for roll off dumpster rentals that should allow you to pick the...

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Two of Your Questions about Exterminator Services Addressed

Posted by on Mar 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Insect problems can be a difficult issue for homeowners to address. Often, people will attempt to combat their insect problems without professional help by using over the counter insecticide sprays. However, this is often inefficient because the homeowner lacks the experience to stop the problem at its source. You can hire a professional exterminator to handle these problems, but if you have never needed help in the past, knowing the following answers to routine questions should help this process go more smoothly for you.  Why Are...

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What Dangers Are Hiding In Your Home?

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You believe that your home is safe, but there may be hidden dangers lurking under the surface. Materials like mold, lead and asbestos can trigger illness or allergic reactions in members of your household. Here is how what you don’t see can sometimes hurt you.  Mold Mold can be found in every home and in the air around you. Small amounts of mold do not affect most people, but mold can spread quickly when not adequately controlled. Mold reproduces through spores that break away from the mold and travel through the air to other...

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