Cats have become the most popular pets in the United States, surpassing dogs in a big way. While there are more homes that have dogs, households that have cats own an average of 2.1 felines compared to an average of 1.6 for dogs, giving cats the upper “paw”. Cats make excellent pets for a number […]
We all know Colorado in winter can become unbearably dry. Most of us can just look at our itchy skin and cracked lips as evidence of that. Applewood Plumbing Heating & Electric wants you to be comfortable and healthy in every season, so we have a simple yet effective solution for our state’s lack of […]
The New Year is a time to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. People tend to think about things to self-improve but it’s important not to forget to include your home in this year’s list of resolutions. Make it a priority to keep your house happy in 2018! We have compiled […]
If you are trying to sell your home, you will probably find a buyer hiring a professional home inspector to go over it. In a buyer’s market, the inspection report often ends up as a punch list the home owner must get fixed before closing the sale. Here are some of the most common problems […]
The benefits of pet ownership are immeasurable: lower stress levels, less likelihood of heart attacks, increased fitness, reduced depression. The list goes on and on! But there is a dark side: allergies. Approximately 10% of people have some sort of pet allergy, two-thirds of which are cat allergies. These unfortunate souls have to deal with […]
Garbage disposals have become a common amenity found in many homes for easy kitchen clean-up and more sustainable living. However, while this hidden sink gadget has made life more convenient, it can lead to some inconvenient odors. A garbage disposal is meant for grinding up food scraps, when not fully broken-up this waste can leave […]
Take a look at 10 household hacks to save you time when cleaning.
Listen to the noises your home makes. Houses may not actually speak to you but that doesn’t mean they aren’t giving you clues about their condition. Here’s are a few of the most common and spooky sounds you may be hearing.
To an adult, the number of poisonous items in one’s household is rarely a thought that crosses the mind. Yet poison control centers across the country receive over 2 million calls annually relating to potential expose to poisons. Most of those calls involve children under the age of four. Yet children are not the only […]