Watch Out For Wasps!

There are millions and millions of different types of insects out there. However, one of the more common types of insects - that can cause issues ranging from a minor annoyance to a severe need for hospitalization - is the wasp.  Bees and wasps are often mistaken...

Pros and Cons of Green Lumber

Believe it or not, having the term "green" in a product name may not always be ideal. For example, "green lumber" refers to wood that has been dried naturally, and not in a kiln. This kind of lumber is definitely beneficial for some uses, but when used in the...

Beware of Toxicodendron!

TOXICODENDRON! Does that word strike fear in your heart? Probably not, but maybe it should! The word toxicodendron comes from two Greek words that literally translate to "poison tree" in English. Maybe you already guessed it - we're talking about poison ivy, oak, or...

The Benefits of Touchless Fixtures

One of the results of this pandemic has been an increased awareness of who and what we come into physical contact with. In some cases,  businesses have installed touchless fixtures in their restrooms. While touchless fixtures are by no means "new", this...

Selling a Home During a Pandemic

Were you thinking of selling your home just before this pandemic hit? If so, you may be understandably worried about how the real estate market is being affected and will be affected by the pandemic. However, here are two things that can help you feel a bit better...

The Hidden Costs of Working From Home

In the past few months, there has been a tremendous increase in the amount of people who are working from home. Whether that's the case for you, or if your family is just staying at home, this increase in activity around your house may have some hidden costs. Think...

Shopping During a Pandemic

Now that we're facing a pandemic, ordinary activities that we used to not spend a second thought on require extra planning and creativity because they may present a risk to our health. One example of this is shopping; just getting groceries these days can require a...

Keeping Your Home Free of Viruses

How many objects do you touch every day? Most people pay little to no attention to things like that. In the circumstances we're finding ourselves, though, most people are paying more attention to ways that we may be exposing ourselves to germs and viruses. When you...

What To Do Next

So you've read all the books you've got, exhausted the entire library of your favorite streaming service, and baked basically everything there is to bake. What are you going to do now? Here are a few ideas that will help you stay productive while you stay at home:...

Radon – The Silent Killer

Radon has been an issue for as long as man has lived or worked underground. Radon has been studied for a long time, but came to light in the latter part of the last century when areas of the U.S. began to find highly measurable amounts of it. So how harmful is radon?...

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