While not the most frightening or creepy pests to have taking up residence in your home, moths are definitely unwelcome guests for most homeowners. Because there are various types of moths that want different things and are found in different areas of your home, itâ€™s important that you take the necessary precautions to keep moths out of your home to begin with rather than having to deal with moth killer treatments once youâ€™ve realized youâ€™ve got a problem. So to help ensure that your home stays free and clear of moths, here are three tips for keeping moths out of your home. [Read more…]
Fleas are something that no one wants to find in their house. Not only are they pesky little creatures that will make your animals scratch and suffer but it is also very unpleasant to find them jump onto your skin while relaxing on your couch.
The problem with fleas is that they are a never ending cycle. Once they make their way into your house it is extremely difficult to get them out. Therefore preventing them from getting them in rather than dealing with them once theyâ€™ve arrived is the much more favorable of the two. [Read more…]
Most Americans are probably spending more on their utility bills than they should be. The average residential monthly electric bill is just over $110, according to EIA.gov. If everyone took the proper steps to lower their utility bills, that cost would be much, much lower. If you feel like youâ€™re overpaying on your utilities, here are some ways you can cut costs.
1. Get New Siding
Old siding thatâ€™s loose, cracking, or holey can wreak havoc on your electric bills. It lets air leak through and can create a moisture problem in your home. Your energy bills will skyrocket as a direct result. [Read more…]
When it comes to working from home, different people do it for different reasons. Some people work from home because they have children that they want to stay with. Some people work from home due to illness. And, some people simply do it because itâ€™s the green thing to do these days.
By working from home you no longer need to make that commute back and forth to work, which means your vehicle is putting less pollutants into the air. But you should also be doing things in your own home office that are helping you be more green as well. [Read more…]
When it comes to having a more relaxed life, you really need to take a moment to look at your home life. Is your home organized? Do you have a happy life?
People that find happiness in more things tend to be healthier individuals. However, there are things in your home life that could be causing stress, and an unhealthy atmosphere. One place that really needs attention when it comes to having a calming home is your bedroom. [Read more…]