Categories of Mold Contamination

When things get damp, humid, musty, smelly… there could be trouble brewing, even if you can’t see the source of the issue. When your nose senses suspicious odors, especially in areas such as dark, enclosed basements, as one example, thoughts often go to, “Do I have mold?” It’s a concern everyone should have, because specific […] Read more »

How to Remove Hard Water Stains

Spots and stains, no matter where they land, are unsightly and ugly, and you work hard to remove them. A spot is easy to remove, as it is a deposit of substance that sits on top of a surface. Examples include chocolate, milk, or ketchup. A stain is a different challenge altogether, as it means […] Read more »

Is Your Microwave… a Crud Collector?

It’s fast. It’s easy. It’s super convenient. Without it, some of us couldn’t survive in the kitchen. No way. Yes, the microwave oven is an indispensable appliance. The microwave oven is a modern invention. The first microwaves were around in the mid 1940s, but were mainly for restaurants and reheating food on airplanes. They were massive devices […] Read more »

Electricity Exposed!

Electricity. It’s an amazing force of nature and used by virtually everyone in the world, in some form or other. For most homeowners, and even those working in commercial buildings, the number of appliances that use electricity is mind-boggling. With that comes the issue of safety. After all, if you have a dozen (or more!) […] Read more »

Toilet Tragedies

There’s not much that can cause a panic and loud screaming than when the handle of the toilet is pushed and — instead of everything swirling down into the sewer line — it all comes rushing back out. You know what the “everything” is… and you surely do not wish to be the offending flusher […] Read more »