4 Secret Tips For Maintaining Your Solar Pool Heating Equipment

Every pool owner wants to spend more time in the water and less time on cleaning and maintenance. Solar pool heaters are usually marketed as a maintenance-free way to warm up your pool in the spring and fall, but they operate more efficiently and last longer with some very simple upkeep tasks. Consider trying these solar pool heater tasks that are often overlooked. Cleaning the Filter The water in your pool's filtration system runs through the filter before reaching the heater, so naturally blockages and debris in the filtration unit will result in reduced flow through the heater. Read More 

Understanding What You Should Not Put In Your Dumpster Rental

If you have a household full of garbage that you need to throw out, then it may be in your best interest to rent a dumpster. Dumpsters make it easy for you to handle the waste, and a 20 yard dumpster will let you throw away as much as six pickup truck loads of garbage at one time. However, there are some things that you should not be putting in the dumpster when you do clear out your house. Read More 

3 Natural Ways To Remove Grease Stains

Grease stains are notoriously difficult to remove. Whether you have stains on your countertops, clothing, or cleaning rags, you don't have to resort to harsh chemicals to be rid of these stains. Here are three natural solutions you can use for grease removal in the future. 1. Lemon Juice Lemon juice can be found as an additive in many commercial cleaners because of its effectiveness when it comes to fighting through grease stains. Read More 

How Can You Dispose Of Home Medical Waste In A “Green” Way?

Whether you're a diabetic who regularly injects insulin, or a patient undergoing in-home nursing care while recuperating from a severe illness, you may be conscious of the potential effect the disposal of your medical waste has on the environment. Because the disposal and recycling of medical waste -- everything from used needles to soiled bandages -- is carefully regulated and enforced by the federal government (and most state governments), and can be punishable by fines and other penalties, it's important to ensure that you're abiding by all applicable medical waste guidelines during your treatment. Read More 

Will One Household Choosing to Recycle Actually Make a Difference?

If you are contemplating paying for recycling service, one of the things that might be holding you back is the idea that even if you did recycle, it wouldn't make much of difference. After all, a couple fewer bags of trash next to the curb is not going to change the world, is it? Even though you might feel as though your own efforts will be like the metaphorical drop in the bucket, you might be surprised to learn that if just one person chooses to recycle, there are still numerous benefits. Read More