When The Heat Goes Out: Staying Warm In An Emergency

According to the Farmer's Almanac, the upcoming winter is going to be another doozy. Even if you have taken the proper precautions and had your furnace checked, problems can arise, sometimes during the worst possible weather conditions. If you lose heat during a horrible cold snap, you can still take measures to stay warm until the power is back on or your furnace is repaired. Be Proactive If you have any indication that you are about to lose power, you can take a few proactive steps to make your home warmer.

3 Flowers To Use As Filler When Making Your Own Wedding Bouquet

The average cost of a wedding in the United States today is $26,444. If you are looking for some simple ways to cut your spending as you plan your own wedding, arranging your own bouquet could be a good solution. While you might know which flowers you want to feature in your bouquet, it can sometimes be difficult for the amateur florist to select the right filler flowers. Here are three flowers that make wonderful fillers when you are arranging your own wedding bouquet.

Answering A Couple Of Your Basic Questions About Tankless Water Heaters

Providing your home with hot water can be an extremely energy intensive process, and traditional hot water heaters are highly inefficient. Fortunately, the development of tankless water heaters have provided homeowners with an energy efficient option for providing heated water. However, you may not know much about these systems, but learning the following couple of answers to routine questions will help you to make an informed decision about whether this system is a good fit for your home's needs.

PH Levels And Your Soil: How The Right Fertilizer Makes All The Difference

Gardening is more than just planting things in the ground and watering them. Gardening is a science, like botany. You have to know something about the PH of the soil in your yard and on your land before you select plants to grow in it. This is why so many fertilizer companies label their fertilizers with vital PH information. It helps landscapers and gardeners know how the PH of the fertilizer will change the PH of the natural soil, and what plants will grow in it after you cultivate it together.

Getting Your Furnace Through One More Season

If your furnace is pushing 20 then you might be looking for a furnace replacement soon. SF Gate says you can expect the typical furnace to give you 15 to 20 years of service. That's more than most other electrical/mechanical devices in your life. With a little help, though, you might get your furnace through one more cold season. These tips will let your furnace run more efficiently with less effort.

Two Considerations For Future Expats: Moving Your Stuff Internationally

You know where you're going, you have a place picked out and a job lined up. Your desire to become an expat is about to become a reality. There's only one problem, you don't know how to get your stuff from the old house to the new houseā€¦ over 6,000 miles away. Luckily, you have a few options that you can choose from. Don't Take It, or Take Very Little

Packing Your Fragile Items For A Long-Distance Move

Are you getting ready for a long-distance move? If so, then making sure your fragile kitchenware is packed securely is probably one of your chief concerns. You certainly do not want to have any of your breakable belongings destroyed during the move due to sloppy packing techniques. Follow the tips listed in this article to keep your items secure and in one piece. Dish Pack Pack fragile dishes and glasses in adish pack, also known as a dish barrel.