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Looking for a Weekend Project? Consider These 3 Energy-Efficient Projects

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Looking for a Weekend Project? Consider These 3 Energy-Efficient Projects

From laying new sod in the backyard to finally fixing that loose siding on the garage, your home improvement to-do list seems to never end. However, before you begin tackling these chores, you should consider projects that will save you money and help control your home’s energy consumption. Here are three energy-efficient home improvement projects that will save you big money in the future: Fill in the Gaps One of the most inexpensive and effective ways to make your home more energy efficient is to identify any gaps and areas that allow drafts to flow through your home. There are several common places where air flows in and out of your home, including these: the seals around your door and windows pipes wall and roof vents In addition, there are other less noticeable places where cool or warm air...

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How To Clear A Clog In Your Garbage Disposal

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Clear A Clog In Your Garbage Disposal

Garbage can accumulate quickly, but with a disposal unit at your fingertips, the process is much easier and healthier. All you need to do to keep it running is to use a bit of common sense and perform maintenance on a regular basis. However, sometimes, no matter what, it will become clogged and require a bit of extra work to make it functional. Several things should be avoided, such as what types of food you dump in the unit. You also should proceed slowly when you dump the garbage in the disposal. Check the Pipes Step 1: The first step when the drain quits working or is sluggish is to check the ‘S’ or ‘P’ shaped pipes under the sink. Step 2: Disconnect, remove, and clean the pipes and check for any blockage. Step 3: If the clog is...

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