Stopping a Snow Slide In It’s Tracks

Have you ever had snow fall down on you from a roof? It is not at all a pleasant experience, and it could even be lethal if there is a lot of heavy snow or ice. You would hate to have that happen to someone entering your home, but it does happen quite often. One...

What Is Wrong With Your Heat?

When it gets cold, you surely appreciate having heat in your home. While it isn’t the most common type of heating, floor heating is definitely one that is loved by those that have it installed. It is very nice to step onto a warm floor when it is cold outside. One...

Are Your Receptacles Safe?

When you plug in a device into a receptacle that is grounded, you probably don’t think much about it, but that ground wire protects you from danger if there is a malfunction with an appliance or device that you are using. A short could cause metal parts to conduct...

Smells From Your Sink

Do you have a garbage disposal in your kitchen? It can be a convenient thing to have, but have you ever noticed strange smells coming from it? This is a common occurrence in garbage disposals when there is organic matter stuck in the blades, giving off odors when...

A Flame You Could Do Without

In the past, gas powered appliances relied on a pilot light to ignite the gas. A pilot light is a small flame that burns from a gas supply that is constantly flowing. This means that you are wasting gas, and it does present a potential safety hazard. With gas flowing...

A Safer Wall Receptacle

Whenever you are dealing with electricity in a wet environment, you have a risk of serious injury. This is why there is a special type of wall receptacle designed specifically for usage in such scenarios. It is called a GFCI or Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter...
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