Going Through a Lot of Stress? 3 Services You Will Find at a Spa to Help You

If you are at a time in your life where you are going through a lot of stress, you need to find ways you can relax. Stress can affect you in many negative ways. Fortunately, there are services you can use that can help you feel much better, one of which is a spa service. Below are three ways this type of service can help you. Massage A massage is used with the fingers and can be either light pressure or deep pressure.

Cleaning And Decluttering Tips For Your Bathroom

If you live in an apartment and share a small bathroom with your spouse and children, you may find that maintaining the cleanliness of the bathroom is a challenge and that you are often greeted with a heap of dirty clothing, damp towels, and an assortment of beauty and hygiene products haphazardly stored across the vanity. Use the tips below to restore your bathroom back into one that is pristine and hygienic.

Staying Safe When Installing A Garage Door Opener

If you recently had a new garage door installed, you may have considered adding an electric opener to aid in getting in and out of your enclosed space with ease. While it is best to have a professional service install an opening device, it can be done on your own with aid from instructions included with your purchased opener. Staying safe while installing this handy piece of machinery is of the utmost concern so injuries are not sustained.

Troubleshooting AC Rattling Noises

If you have an air conditioner, then you probably love the cold air that silently blows through your home. Air conditioners often provide peace and quiet in the home and allow you to keep your windows closed. However, if you start to hear a rattling sound coming from your vents that breaks the silence you normally enjoy, then this may indicate that there is a problem with your cooling system, especially if you also experience a reduction in cool air.

A Stitch In Time: 3 Ways To Monitor Your New Drip Irrigation System To Prevent Problems

Installing a drip irrigation system will help you provide a consistent supply of water to landscaping, saving you time on watering and money on wasted water or plants that have been over-watered.  It would be easy to simply let the drip irrigation system run on its own as soon as it's installed, but this could leave you unaware of easily fixed problems that grow out of control over time.  In the first few days you have your drip irrigation system, be sure to check take the following measures to ensure your drip irrigation system is working properly to save yourself from trouble down the line.

4 Ways To Let The Light Shine In While Protecting Your Privacy

You probably already know that lots of natural light in the home interior is conducive to a happy and healthy lifestyle, but some people prefer not to have traditional picture windows in their houses. Perhaps they live too close to the street or to a neighbor's property to feel comfortable with large windows at eye level to passing motorists, pedestrians, and people in other buildings. If you are considering having a home custom designed and hope to find ways to allow abundant natural light to come inside but are concerned about potential privacy loss, you'll be glad to know that there are ways that you can let the sun shine in while keeping prying eyes out.

How To Maintain And Replace A Bypass Furnace Humidifier

The humidifier is one of the most important parts of your home heating system. By moistening the air, it prevents problems like dry, itchy skin and respiratory inflammation. However, if you do not properly maintain your humidifier it can do more harm than good as bacteria builds up inside the drum. While there are several different types of furnace humidifiers, bypass humidifiers are the most common. Here are some tips to help you maintain and replace a drum-style bypass furnace humidifier.

Guide For Using Your Senses To Detect The Presence Of Mold In Your Water Damaged Basement

After your basement has sustained water damage after being flooded, you may suspect that mold has started to grow. If you are concerned about the adverse health effects of mold, you may want to find out for sure. To do so, use the following guide for using your senses for detecting it in your basement.  Smell The Air The first thing you can do to inspect your basement for signs of mold is to smell the air.

Ready, Set, Lights! When And How To Use An Extension Cord Safely

If you are like most people, you've probably used an extension cord to supply electricity to those hard-to-reach areas of your home. While they can be handy as a temporary solution to power appliances when the electrical cord is too short to reach an outlet, using them as a permanent solution comes with some risks. According to the Electrical Safety Commission International (ESFi), 3,300 fires are started each year from improper use extension cords, resulting in approximately 300 deaths or serious injuries.

Updating Your House? 2 Reasons You Should Invest In A Fireplace Insert

During the cold, gray winter months, nothing can melt away the gloom like a roaring fire. In addition to adding extra warmth and a nostalgic charm to any room, fireplaces can also make your home feel like an upscale estate. Unfortunately, if your fireplace was installed decades ago, it can make your entire space feel dated. However, fireplace inserts can slide right into the opening to transform that old hearth. Here are two reasons you should invest in a fireplace insert, and why you won't regret your decision later.

Menstrual Cramps: One More Good Reason To Buy A Swimming Pool

Do you suffer from menstrual cramps? Do you dread that time of the month when your abdomen tightens up like a rock and you get uncomfortable, achy, bloated, and downright fatigued? If so, you aren't alone. Fifteen percent of women who menstruate report severe cramps in the days leading up to their periods. Fortunately, there's a fun, relaxing way to get relief; read on to learn how investing in a swimming pool can banish your menstrual cramp for good.