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Grilling Safety: Rules to Remember This Summer

According to the National Fire Protection Agency, there are approximately 8,900 home fires and 19,700 injuries related to grilling accidents. Structure fires comprise about 3,900 of the 8,900 grilling fires each year, and outside or unclassified fires make up around 4,900 of the reported fires. Thermal burns make up about half of the 19,700 grilling […]

What Are the Most Common Summer House Bugs?

Warmer summer weather is on the horizon and so are those pesky house bugs. It’s been a long winter, they are looking for food, water, or even a small amount of relief from the extreme heat of the outdoors, which might include your home. Let’s look into the most common summer house bugs that can invade your […]

Reducing Water Waste in the Kitchen: Zero Waste Tips and Tricks

Wasting water is one of the most significant issues surrounding the environment. Thousands of people waste water every day, and if you’re looking to move towards a zero-waste lifestyle, attempting to lower your water waste is a significant first step.  The kitchen is one of the main rooms of a house where water is regularly […]

How Often To Change Fridge Water Filter So It Runs Efficiently?

Clean and safe drinking water is among the most crucial elements for our well-being. And it’s, for this reason, fridge filters have become so popular recently. While fridge filters are a convenient way to remove impurities from your drinking water, they can become clogged. You must change the filter regularly to avoid clogging and ensure […]

Coconut Shell Carbon vs Catalytic Carbon Filter: Which is Better?

Did you know that 26% of the world’s population lacks clean drinking water? Drinking unsafe water causes 1.2 million deaths per year globally. That’s why water filtration has become essential for quality drinking water. Coconut shell and catalytic carbon filters are two popular water filtration options available on the market. While both filtration methods absorb contaminants, they give […]

Summer Weather Check: Is Heat Lightning Dangerous?

Heat lightning is a unique kind of lightning you can see in the sky without hearing thunder. It’s quite amazing to watch and often happens during the hot summer months. But is heat lightning dangerous or not? This article will delve into what heat lightning is, its causes, and whether it poses any danger to […]

Why Is My IQ Panel 4 Blinking Blue?

With cutting-edge features, neverending customization options, and industry-leading connectivity, the Qolsys IQ Panel 4 is at the top of everyone’s wish list. In the world of home security, there are constant improvements and this device keeps up with the trends. It allows you to take your home’s security to the next level with an array of […]

How to Prevent and Report Mail Theft at Home

You might not hear a great deal about it, but mail theft is far more common than you might think. It has been estimated by some experts that as many as 400,000 people have their mail stolen each year. The consequences of this can be horrific. You might lose a package or some correspondence. But there are far worse […]