What Utilities Can You Pay for in a Home?

When you move into a home, you probably have a budget in mind for the mortgage, taxes, insurance and other costs associated with homeownership. When budgeting, remember the utilities. If you are moving from an apartment or even a smaller house into a larger home, expect the costs of your utilities to grow. The vital […]

How High Off the Ground If a Water Heater Be?

Distance requirements for water heater setup are based on safety. As an example, the minimum distance in the ground is intended to prevent fires and explosions if a flammable material is spilled on the ground near the water heater. This condition applies to gasoline components, not electrical ones, because gasoline requires a flame along with […]

Rubber Mulch Review

Move over, organic Snack: There is a new kid in the park and in the garden. Since rubber mulch hit the market,  it has been highly debated among horticulturalists, safety experts and environmentalists. Made from shredded tires, rubber mulch saves space in landfills and also preserves trees. However, some people would say that there are as […]