Should You Replace Your Old Well Pump with a Solar One?

In the interests of eco-friendliness and energy efficiency, many homeowners consider the possibility of replacing their old, worn-down well pump with a solar-powered one. Although this is an understandable and commendable idea, the realities of existing technology mean that solar well pumps are not always the best option for every home. Understanding when solar power is worth the initial investment and when you are better off with a traditional electric pump setup will help you make the right choice for your well and water-consumption habits. [Read More]

Why Won't The Water Go Down? 3 Steps To Clear A Stubborn Clog

If you've got a clogged sink, you should be able to take care of the problem yourself. Most clogs are caused by a buildup of grease, hair, soap, and food—food being the cause of most kitchen clogs. Use the simple instructions provided here to clear out the clog and get your drains flowing again. Clean Out the Trap In most cases, clogs are caused by debris that's gotten stuck inside the sink trap—the j-shaped pipe located under the sink. [Read More]

Making Your Home Water Heater More Efficient: Options For You

When you are looking to make your home more energy efficient, one of the areas that you may wish to focus on is your heating and cooling systems, particularly your water heater. However, you may not know what you can or should do to make this aspect of your home more eco-friendly and energy efficient. Get to know some of the ways that you can update and upgrade your home water heater so that you can see results from your efforts as soon as possible. [Read More]

Think About Making Your Own Outdoor Pizza Restaurant

If your family loves pizza, you may be able to turn your patio into your very own gourmet pizza restaurant. Creating your own outdoor kitchen and dining space will help you to make pizzas that will be the envy of everyone you know.  Pizza Oven The first thing that you are going to need to have your own pizza place is a pizza oven. These ovens are usually independent units. They are generally wood burning, so there is a space to have the fire and then the racks over the fire to cook the pizza. [Read More]