Determining If Your AC Is Out Of Coolant
13 February 2015
Your home's air conditioner uses a coolant to lower the temperature of the air that travels through it. Ideally, this coolant should last for the life of the unit. However, the coolant can deplete in certain instances. Wear and tear, damage from an accident or contaminants can all lead to coolant depletion.
This loss of coolant is something you can check for on your own. Go through the following steps to determine if your ac is out of coolant:
Holy Gestation! What To Do When You're Pregnant And You've Just Found Mold In The House
10 February 2015
So you thought you were the only warm body in the house eating for more than one, did you? Turns out, you've just found mold that appears to have been eating for what seems like thousands. Nasty black or white or green-tinged spores that are climbing up walls and breeding on your shoes.
Step away from the area, close it off if possible, and do the following:
1) Get to fresh air, stay calm, and try to determine the source of mold.
What To Do If You Spot Rust On Your Metal Roof
5 February 2015
Metal roofs are great choices for many homes because they're remarkably durable and excellent for keeping even the harshest elements outdoors where they belong. Most of today's modern roofs are made from rust-resistant alloys and coated in anti-rusting agents. However, your roof may develop rust if there was a flaw in manufacturing, it was not coated properly, or if it was made before rust-proofing was a primary concern among roof manufacturers.
2 Clever Ways A Gardener Can Repurpose Old Gutters
30 January 2015
Guttering is a crucial component for any structure, as the guttering is used to direct rainwater away from the sides of the structure and onto the ground instead. This helps protect the siding of a building from mildew, moisture and rot. Most guttering will last for around 20 years, which means that you rarely have to replace it. However, when the time comes for you to replace your guttering, rather than toss the guttering in the scrap metal heap, here are some creative ways you can repurpose your guttering around the house.