4 simple fixes for big home maintenance problems.

4 simple fixes for big home maintenance problems.

  Without good home maintenance habits, systems stop working efficiently or break down entirely.   The following four simple fixes for big home maintenance problems, preventing some of the worst disasters related to poor maintenance.   Thread seal tape.   Sometimes a homeowner does not perform maintenance designed to protect shower-related water pipe and head threads …

Don’t let damp destroy the bathroom you love.

  Do you love your bathroom?   Do you spend hours soaking in the bath, escaping from everything?   Good!   Too often the bathroom is a neglected room. Even so, your love for your bathroom means there’s more pressure to keep it the way you want. Due to high levels of damp and heat, …

Holiday merrymaking can land you in serious trouble.

Holiday merrymaking can land you in serious trouble.

  The holidays are a time to have fun and relax, but they’re also a time when we can find ourselves in a lot of trouble.   Our health can suffer, our finances can go down the toilet, and we can even get into trouble with the law.   Here’s how holiday merrymaking can land …

How to maintain your hot tub during the winter.

How to maintain your hot tub during the winter.

  If you own a hot tub, you probably already know that you can enjoy it throughout the year.   However, you might want more information about how to maintain your hot tub during the winter if your unit is new or getting on in years.   Taking proper care of your spa in the …

Caring for your dog during winter weather.

Caring for your dog during the winter weather.

While the days are short, the temperatures are cold to freezing, the winter snow is piled high against our homes, and we spend our time in anticipation of the warmer weather and greener pastures around the corner, it’s important to remember that winter weather can be a problem – for us and our pets.   There are a …

5 public health issues to watch for in 2017.

5 public health issues to watch for in 2017.

  As 2016 comes to a close, public healthcare is on the minds of many Americans.   Declining health in the elderly population, the rise in non-communicable diseases, and the need for more comprehensive maternal healthcare is leading to shortages in qualified public healthcare providers, funding, and resources.   As we move into 2017, we …

What are the best natural medicines for cold and fever?

What are the best natural remedies for cold and fever.

  Cold and fever can be miserable.   For a start it comes every year (especially during the winter months) and, although it isn’t serious, it does inconvenience you.   Sneezing in spasms in public can be embarrassing; itchy eyes can be wearing; and a streaming nose forces you to keep a box of tissues with you at all …

How to prevent dog bites.

How to prevent dog bites.

  While you might not necessarily be a “dog person” Dogs have won their way into the hearts and homes of millions across the country.   Playful, fluffy, loyal, and lovable, dogs can bring out the best in us as people and owners. Whether you’re going out for a jog, hiking, or just lazing about …