Home Plumbing and Heating

Plumbing and Heating

Learn more about plumbing and heating within the home, we cover tubs, toilets as well as showers

Water Efficient Shower Heads

It is generally accepted that you will save water if you shower rather than bath. Apart from that it is considered a healthier option, since when you shower you have a constant stream of fresh water flowing over you,...

Water Efficient Toilets

Toilets are said to be among the most wasteful appliances in our homes. They can account for as much as 30% of total residential indoor water use. Every day of our lives, we use them to flush billions of...

Heating your Home with Wood

In the years before we started plundering the earth in search of fossil fuels, most people used to burn wood to heat their homes. According to the United States Department of Energy, prior to the 20th century, about 90% of...

Selecting a Hot Water Heater

We all need hot water heaters in our homes, so if you're building one of your own, sooner or later you're going to find yourself selecting a hot water heater. There are various types of hot water heaters, and different...

Energy Efficient Air Conditioners

Some experts say that the average homeowner in North America spends about $1,000 every single year on heating and cooling their houses. That's close to half of what the estimated annual home energy bill is said to be! For...

Wood versus Gas Fireplaces – Which is Best?

Nothing better than sitting in front of a roaring fire on a chilly winter's evening. Most people will agree that the ambiance beats any type of electric heater or fireplace. The question though is whether you want to use...

Popular Home Articles

New Trends Home Insulation

Today many of the most important new trends in home insulation relate to sustainability and the need for us to quite simply find ways to save energy. It isn't just about air space in the roof that keeps the house both warm and cool, or methods that we use to...

Bedroom Furniture for a Baby

Congratulations on the newest addition to your family! When it’s time to bring your baby home, welcome him or her with furniture that is functional, versatile, safe and stylish. When selecting bedroom furniture for a baby, the foremost consideration is safety. You also want furniture that is multi-functional and...

Reducing Dust in the Home – Asthma, Allergies and Respiratory Problems

Dust has frequently been identified in various studies as the number one cause of certain health issues attributed to the household. It has produced a significant number of cases involving asthma, allergies and respiratory problems in both children and adults. So how what can you do to reduce dust...