How To Tell If You Have Hard Water, And How A Water Softener Can Help

If you think you have hard water in your home, you can buy a test kit to find out for sure. You may even find the information you need on your city's website, since their periodic water tests should be public. However, you don't really need a test, because you should be able to tell if you have hard water by the signs it leaves behind. Here's a look at some of the indications your home has hard water and what you can do about it. Read More 

Ball Of Bees In Your Tree?

If you discovered a large ball of bees hanging from the limb of one of your property's trees, then you need professional help to safely remove the swarm. The good news is bee swarms can easily be removed in a way that conserves the bees. Here is some information on why bees swarm, and why it is vital that you select a pest control company who will have the bees removed rather than killed: Read More 

Proper Mattress Maintenance: What You Should Know

When you purchase a brand new mattress, your primary focus is on getting used to your new bed and breaking it in so it becomes soft and comfortable for you to sleep on. However, if you think that there is nothing else you have to do to take care of your mattress from that point on, you would be mistaken. If you want your mattress to remain in like-new condition for as long as possible, learn a few basic mattress maintenance techniques that bedding experts recommend, and you will be enjoying a good night's sleep for many years to come on your new mattress. Read More 

How To Grow A Successful Organic Garden: Planning For Planting

Organic food gardens are quickly replacing grass as the backyard of choice, in some circles. It makes sense. After all, who wouldn't want healthy, edible crops of delicious organic vegetables growing right outside their door? Many people enjoy gardening, and it doesn't have to be a difficult hobby if you have the right knowledge. A little bit of planning goes a long way. These three planning elements will get your garden started right: Read More 

Large Tree Maintenance On Your Property – Safety Tips

If you have larger trees on your property that you would like trimmed or removed, there are quite a few safety measures that must be put into place. For larger jobs, having a tree services professional is the best idea to secure your property and avoid accidents. Here are four things to keep in mind when it comes to large tree maintenance. 1. Address Power Lines Power lines are the most dangerous hazard when it comes to tree service and maintenance. Read More