The Risks of Termites & Mold Growth for Children With Cystic Fibrosis & What to Do About Them

If your child has cystic fibrosis and there are signs of a termite infestation in your home, you will need to have your home exterminated to reduce your child's risk of developing a medical condition called allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis. Here's why and how to rid your home of termites.  Connection between termites, moisture, and mold  Termites need water to survive, which is why they look for moisture. Anywhere there's moisture, there's a risk of mold growth.

Preventing Dirt From Doing A Number On Your Furnace

When it comes to enjoying reliably warm temperatures inside your home this winter season, having a furnace that is functioning properly is essential. Few homeowners take the time to realize how a little bit of dirt can seriously hinder the function of their furnace. In order to keep your own home's furnace running in tip-top shape, here are three dirt-removing tasks that you must complete on a regular basis. 1. Replace your furnace's air filter.

How To Have A Successful Backyard Movie Night

If you have a projector at home, you can have a really great backyard movie night for your family. Invite the neighbors, some friends, or anyone else you want to have for your movie night. See below for tips on how to make your evening successful and what other items you'll need. Set The Stage You'll need a screen to show your movie on, which can be done using a plain white sheet hung up on the side of the house, garage or fence.

When A Water Softener Should Be Used With A Reverse Osmosis Filter

Water softeners are highly effective at removing the minerals that are responsible for hard water. However, water softeners are often not enough. If you have impurities in your water, you may want to have the water that was softened passed through a second set of reverse osmosis water filters. Reverse osmosis filters have a difficult time removing calcium, so it is better to have these minerals removed from the water softener before having them passed through the reverse osmosis water filter.