Handicap Ramp Building

Building Ramps Being able to get in and out of your house is probably the first and most important thing to address when trying to make your home more accessible. It’s a practical matter as well as a personal one, because once you can get in and out of your house more easily you don’t feel as trapped and dependent …

DIY House Sealing and Insulating

Sealing a House During new construction or remodeling you have to opportunity to seal the exterior shell of the home to reduce air infiltration. This helps improve air quality by sealing out pollution and allergens, and it makes the home more energy efficient. On the outside of a house it’s common practice to install HOUSE WRAP. House wrap helps cover …

Most Important Drywall Tools

  Drywall Tools In addition to your basic utility knife, you’ll need some special tools for cutting drywall sheets. For making square cuts, use a drywall T-square. Set your sheets of drywall upright with the smooth side out. Set the T-square on the top edge and line it up with your measurement. Run a utility knife along the side of …

Re-Hanging Screen Doors

Rehanging Screen Doors A frequently used screen or porch door can easily develop an opening/closing problem often due to a loose hinge, too much paint, or the jambs may have sagged out of square. If the jamb’s off, you can plane down the door where it’s hitting, but first, you may want to try putting on new hinges. Check the …

Proper Drain Line Cleaning

  The following section explains how to unclog sink and toilet drains using two basic tools: a plunger and a sewer snake. Always Use Caution: It’s always a good idea to use gloves and goggles to avoid contact with bacteria and chemical drain cleaners. Cleaners can be harsh to the skin and damage eyes. Don’t use a chemical drain cleaner before …

Four Reasons Why Your Diet Might Fail

(NaturalNews) Although weight loss is one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions, and in fact approximately two thirds of all people in the United States are on a diet at any given time, the vast majority of diets fail to deliver significant or sustained weight loss. “Losing weight is one of the top resolutions made every year, yet only …

Amazing Immune Boosting Mushroom Coffee

(NaturalNews) Coffee lovers are always on the lookout for healthier options, and the response we’ve received on Nutricafe has been overwhelmingly positive. Created by the same company that brought you Cocoa Mojo, Nutricafe is a 100% USDA Organic, fair-trade, low-caffeine gourmet coffee that’s actually good for you!   Unique immune mushroom blend Nutricafe is blended with an immune-supporting mushroom complex …

The Importance Of Table Saw Safety

Shop safety is a shared responsibility. We depend on tool makers to provide well-designed and properly manufactured products so we can work with confidence. But we need to read and heed all of the safety warnings that come with tools — and not attempt to circumvent any of the guards and safety interlocks built into them. Table saws account for a significant …

Here`s 5 Ways To Kick The Soda Habit

(NaturalNews) Millions of Americans are hopelessly addicted to soda pop beverages, whether they be the sugary varieties loaded with high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), or the chemical varieties loaded with aspartame and sucralose. Both are harmful, of course, and can lead to a future filled with chronic pain and disease. But if you are one of the many who feels unable …

Chicken Farmer Uses Oregano Oil and Cinnamon as Anti-Biotic

(NaturalNews) Chicken and oregano may seem like an obvious pairing to culinary enthusiasts, but at least one Pennsylvania farm is demonstrating its extraordinary health benefits in food production as well. For three years or so, chickens at Bell & Evans have been dining on a special feed laced with oregano oil and cinnamon, to protect against the bacterial diseases all …