Keep water drinkable.

Do you like having water to drink? Most of us do. So, don’t contaminate it. When contaminated water goes into a water system where potable water comes out, this is called backflow. This can happen for a few reasons. Sometimes it’s due to reduction of needed water...

Don’t Sweat It

Getting all sweaty is a good thing… if you’re human. It usually means we’re expending energy and our body is doing a good job of regulating our temperature. But if our home is sweating, it might not be a good thing. Sweating, or condensation happens when building...

Water Containment with Cisterns

Need more water? Trying to catch rain water? Try storing it in a cistern. These storage devices are relatively simple and come in several flavors. Cisterns used for potable water require extra care and maintenance. In general, cisterns can be made from reinforced...

Keeping Sheep and People Separate for Over 80 Years

A shockingly good deterrent, electric fences can help keep animals and people from going into unwanted areas. Electric fences are made up a few primary components: Conductor – this is basically the wire that shocks you if you’re not careful Post – holds up the wire...

Wood Siding…A Variety Of Choices

The exterior look of a home is very important so choosing the right type of exterior cladding is crucial. With so many different kinds available nowadays its hard to know what is right for your home. Let’s consider one cladding type, wooden siding, this has been...

Don’t Skimp On The Home Inspection

We all know that purchasing a home is one of the biggest expenses you can have. Sometimes, though, we don’t expect all the fees and extra costs that go along with buying a house such as closing costs etc. Perhaps you feel that you can cut down on some of these costs...