Reducing Mold Using a Dehumidifier When I bought my very first home, during the loan approval process, I had to take a home ownership course. The course highlighted many common home ownership maintenance tasks and ways to safeguard your property from environmental damages. One of the bigger issues that was discussed in the course was preventing mold in your home. After...

HOW TO REDUCE WASHROOM WASTE By now, almost all of us know and understand why we need to move towards living sustainably—and part of that is creating less waste. Reducing waste won’t only be good for the environment, it will make your life far more pleasant too.  When you empty your bathroom trash can every week, you probably see the same old...

Reasons to Use a  Dehumidifier in the Winter Have you woken up in the morning with a bloody nose during the winter months? Are you wondering if there's anything you can do to prevent this? This article will answer all of your questions about dehumidifiers and humidifiers and surviving the winter months without those nose bleeds and dry skin! So, do you...

Building an Eco-Friendly Roof When choosing roofing materials, some of the commonly considered features are affordability, durability, and environmental-friendliness.  Eco-friendly roofing technology presents a multifaceted definition of what it means to be conscious of our environment.  We have to consider how long the roofing material will last, the amount of recycled or recyclable materials it contains, and whether it can be reused. Photo by...

Recommended Ways to Naturally Deodorize Carpets Whether your entire home is covered in carpet or if you have a few area rugs throughout your home, you have probably experienced unwelcomed odors coming from your carpet. You might have pets that make a mess on the carpet, children that spill drinks, or the odor might be the result of smoke. You may...

There's nothing quite as lovely as cozying up to a heater on a frigid day. No matter where you live, there is bound to at least a small amount of time during the year (or a lot) when the air gets chilly, and it's harder to stay warm. Space heaters are convenient to have around if you don't have a...