Plan your water supply before an emergency hits.

Getting Clean Water in an Emergency

Plan now for an emergency supply of clean water. Don’t wait until the hurricane, flood or tornado hits to begin figuring out how to get clean water for yourself and your family. If you are exposed to that kind of emergency, you basically have three options; you can add bleach to water, boil it or distill it. If you plan emergency water supply in advance, there are numerous ways that you can keep yourself and your family safe. One great invention today is the so called LifeStraw Personal Water Filter. This little beauty will filter up to 1,000 liters of water at a cost of around $17. (Read On)

Night camping in the mountains with campfire burning brightly.

How to Pick the Bst Camping Tent for You?

Camping tents can be a huge money-saver for taking on vacation year after year. But if you are buying or upgrading your first tent, there are a couple of things to keep in mind to get the most enjoyment out of a tent. The first three questions you need to ask are how much money do you want to spend? Who will use the camping tent? And How will it be used? Will it be used by two people in the mellow summer months or will the tent need to be made of extra-strength design and materials for early spring and late summer treks.(Read On)

How to get red wine stains out of a carpet can be a problem if not dealt with quickly.

Opps! Red Wind on the Carpet

The question of how to get red wine stains out of a carpet will quickly reach emergency proportions, especially if it is a white carpet at a home or apartment you are renting or visiting. The response to red wine stains on anything! requires fast action using immediately available agents. No running out to the store for a red wine cleaner-upper at the all-night supermarket. Fortunately for you, there are things on hand to get out the stains pronto! Find baking soda in the refrigerator, food cabinet or bathroom..(Read On)

“Generators for sale near me.”

Home Portable Generators: Buy It and Learn to Use It Today!

If you want to be prepared for the next major storm and power outages in your area, the time to plan is now. If you try to buy a generator just before a major storm in your area, you will find that everyone is sold out and will continue to be sold out for weeks after the storm. Switch on your computer at the local Starbucks, the only place with wifi, and key in generators at Wal-Mart, generators at Home Depot, generators at Costco or generators at Lowes and you will quickly find that the nearest available generator many be 100 miles away.(Read On)

How to clean a steamer.

How To Clean Clams for Steaming and Eating

You’ve got to get a good batch of clams by digging them yourself in clean waters or buying them from a reliable source. When you get the clams home, unpackage them and give them some breathing space. Put them in cool, fresh water. Clams are like living filtration systems and pass a lot of things through their bodies including salt water and sand. By placing them in fresh water, the clams will be able to get rid of a lot of stuff that could impact their taste when you eat them. Pour the clams and the water through a strainer, retaining the water. (Read On)

Brass is simple to polish and once completed brings out the luster of the metal.

How to Polish a Brass Door Knocker?

You can use a brass cleaner like Brasso or a home-made mixture of lemon juice and baking soda to polish brass of all types. When you have an individual brass item like a medal or vase, you can scrub it to your heart’s content over disposable newspaper or cardboard. With items like antique door knockers that are permanently installed in doors, you need to protect the fragile materials around the brass. Tape off the surfaces around the brass to protect it in the same way that you tape around other objects attached to walls. (Read On)

Sucking mosquito, dangerous vehicle of zika, dengue, chikungunya, malaria and other infections.

Mosquitoes: One of Your Greatest Threats/Pests

One of your greatest threats as you dine at home in the back yard or travel half way around the world is not terrorists or muggers, but the humble mosquito. Weighing only a few milligrams, this small creature can do permanent damage to you and destroy this and the next generation’s health. This bugs are so small and often silent that there is not foolproof way to protect yourself, however, you must take every precaution you can. Naturally, your best protection is to avoid heavily mosquito invested areas, especially if a family member is pregnant. (Read On)

Any old basement could harbor radon gas. Your first symptom to radon gas exposure could be a diagnosis of lung canter.

Radon Gas Exposure: Stop It Before It Kills You

Home is a place of safety, but if you have radon gas leaking into your basement, it could be a toxic dump that could kill you and family members. Radon is a primary element that has a short half-life of less than four days. The heavy gas combines with other elements in the basement to change from a gas into a solid and be picked up by dust or to sit in your basement as residue. Your first indication of radon gas poisoning could be when you get a diagnosis of lung cancer. (Read On)