One of the best ways to conserve water is by installing rainwater collection tanks at your home. This offers an excellent resource for any activities that require water such as doing the laundry, drinking, hygiene, gardening, and so on. However, the installation of rainwater harvesting system could require a bit of extra money for the upfront setup, but in the long-run, it can actually save for up to Continue reading
Homeowners understand the importance of fresh, clean water. Not only does high-quality water contribute to human health through cleaning and bathing, but clean, potable water is essential to cooking and drinking.
The water that flows through the taps throughout your home can and does affect the health and safety of your family.
Water and good health are considerably interlinked. Health risks such as hepatitis A, Giardia intestinalis, norovirus, and Shigella can occur when the water flowing through your home’s plumbing becomes contaminated. This, of course, will compromise your and your family’s health and overall well-being. Continue reading
This environment is because of us. It will either grow or deteriorate depending on how we treat it. In recent years a lot of work has been done to save ozone, go green and what not. As a part of this motto “Go green” painting has become better too. It is now mandatory that we follow a few little tips to help contribute to the cause. This article will provide you with 7 eco-friendly painting tips that you should follow.
It is advised to get an estimate on how much paint you will be needing and get exactly that amount. Don’t overestimate the amount because that will only lead to wasting and dumping that paint will cause environmental issues. You will also be using up resources when you buy extra paint so it is lose-lose condition. Continue reading
Green roofing ideas are blossoming. Cities and countries like Singapore have captured our imaginations and made us think of a Pandora on Earth. But the actual logistics, choosing what “green” will mean, and who it matters to, as well as how to go about funding these initiatives, are all more difficult than they appear. Continue reading
Whether you are building a new kitchen space or planning to renovate the existing one; no matter what the idea might be, the one question that you have to deal with is: how will the kitchen wastes be managed? Having a trash can might seem to be a simple solution at first, but what if there is something innovative that helps you tackle the smelly and bothering wastes effectively, and that too with minimal fuss!
This is where garbage disposal units make their way. Equipped with advanced technologies, superior features and easy to use systems, a disposer unit turns out to be a lifesaver while disposing leftover food wastes, scrapes and peels. Continue reading
Fungi colonies are persistent and require very little to infest your home. Continue reading
When you invest in real estate, you are sure that your property will always be appreciating in value. When you make a house in the piece of land, you are sure that when you plan to sell the place, the price will be welcoming due to the development you have set in place. However, there are things that you can in the form of renovation and value to your property while there are things that will go unnoticed. Here are some greens that will add value to your property. Continue reading
Installing solar panels is a big decision. The installation takes a while and it requires some initial expenses. The biggest problem, however, isn’t the price or the inconvenience. The change is what frightens people the most. Being connected to a city power grid is easy and you know you can rally on it without thinking too much about the process.
Solar panels are still new (or at least they’re perceived as such) and they depend on the weather and climate condition. That’s why a lot of people are worried about making the change and they feel reluctant to do so. Continue reading
Renewable energy is the preferred choice of most environmentalists and conversationalists and so there is a growing increase towards the shift to use solar hot water for home. However, you may wonder as to why you should install this in your home. Solar hot water heater makes use of the inexhaustible source of energy, and that is sunlight, which you get in plenty. Apart from this, it is an environment-friendly option to keep your rooms warm during winter. Continue reading
I reckon that most of us have already visited our thermostats this week and bumped up the heating in our homes – it’s been quite chilly and it’s only going to get colder! Winter is the season during which our bank accounts are rendered as desolate as the weather, not just due to the expense of gift giving and Christmas festivities, but because of the increased electricity bill! Unfortunately it’s not just our energy bills that skyrocket, it’s our greenhouse gas emissions too, meaning that the warmer we are, the more we damage our natural environment. Continue reading