All posts tagged "water"
Lawnmower Tips For Your Yard
If you haven’t already run your lawnmower at least once this season you soon will. Yep, it’s that time of year again – Spring has sprung and lawns are sprouting! No matter which tool it is, when...
- Posted May 2, 2016
Garden Hose 101
Let’s get right to the point. Here’s Garden Hose 101: Garden hoses are available in three basic lengths: 25 feet, 50 feet and 100 feet — with the most popular length being the 50-footer. Yes, they are...
- Posted March 12, 2016
Don’t Get Bugged Gardening
As Californians we love this time of year. The warm weather is perfect for planting fresh herbs, vegetables (tomatoes and zucchini are our favorites) and an array of beautiful flowers. Rich, black soil properly prepared usually results...
- Posted March 11, 2016
Plumbing: Water Heater Maintenance
If you’re like most people, chances are good that you don’t appreciate the convenience of hot water at the tap until there is none. This can be especially true when in the middle of a nice hot...
- Posted March 9, 2016
On Water Gardening
Looking for a way to put some “sparkle” in your yard? Have you considered a water garden? Not familiar with the term “water garden?” You’re not alone. When we were kids we simply referred to these backyard...
- Posted March 4, 2016
On Wood Water Damage
The biggest single drawback to wood is its’ susceptibility to damage by water. Believe it or not it is easier to build a termite-proof home than one that is water-proof. All wood contains some moisture. It absorbs...
- Posted February 29, 2016
Storage – A Many Splendored Thing
9 ways to handle your storage problems For about $6,000 per year you can instantly solve all of your home storage problems by renting space at your local storage facility. Or, you can rethink your home organization...
- Posted February 5, 2016
Tired Of Waiting For Hot Water? Here Is The Secret!
When you turn on the faucet in your house do you find yourself waiting for at least a minute – or more – before the hot water finally arrives? Well, if this is a problem at your...
- Posted November 9, 2015
Hot Water Recirculation Appliance
THE CHILIPEPPER HOT WATER APPLIANCE – ONE OF A KIND If you are a long time reader of our column you know that we love it when we get the chance to review a new product or...
- Posted September 21, 2015
Show Notes: Fall Leaves and Critters
It’s time to think about getting your home ready for cooler weather and what it brings along with it. Critters want to move in to stay warm, and feast for the winter. Hang out the NO vacancy sign with some...
- Posted September 19, 2015