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

Bathroom Storage – Storing Towels, Soap and Bathroom Products

Whether you have a bathroom as big as a master bedroom or you have one the size of a small closet, bathroom storage is persistently an issue for homeowners. Finding a creative way to design storage solutions while maximizing space is a difficult undertaking for anyone. Most people find...

Industrial Hemp and Hemp Bedding is Growing in Popularity

Industrial hemp is one of the most interesting and useful materials available for making various types of bedding. Apart from its many other uses, hemp and hemp bedding also rate as the most eco-friendly of all textiles worldwide. What is Hemp? Hemp is a renewable, hugely sustainable plant that is also...

Ingenious Space Saving Ideas for Kitchens

Unless you have a large and roomy kitchen with plenty of storage space, chances are you’ll be looking at every possible way to save space. The good news is that you can do this with sensible planning and by using some ingenious space saving ideas for kitchens. What this really...