Water Leaks: 3 Priceless Plumbing Tips to Avoid Costly Problmes
Water leaks can be costly. This quick tutorial shares three tips that are easy to do and will save you the stress of a possible disaster
What Homeowners Across the U.S. Spend on Home Improvement
What parts of the country pay the most for a kitchen remodel? A recent survey by a home-design website breaks down construction costs.
10 Tips for Hiring a Heating and Cooling Contractor
Discover the top 10 things to check out before you put your money on the table. Get a free download about Hiring a Heating and Cooling Contractor
Central Air Conditioning Buying Guide
Shopping for a central air conditioning system? Read about types, features, and other must-know topics in our central air conditioning buying guide to make an informed choice.
Top 3 Heating and Air Conditioning System Maintenance Tips
For optimal operation, your heating and air conditioning system needs periodic maintenance. Ricotta Heating & Air, the premier heating and cooling contractor in St.
Painting the Kitchen One of These Colors Could Boost Your Home's Value by $1,400
Why Mobile Home Park Owners Will Be The Big Beneficiaries Of Changes In Minimum Wage Laws
Recently, Seattle increased their minimum wage to $15 per hour. While that’s quite a jump from the national level of $7.25 per hour, there is a grassroots movement …
The Modern Farmer Guide to Grocery Store Eggs
Not sure which eggs to buy? Here's our guide on what's baloney and what's legit.
The Best Natural and Organic Green Lawn Care Tips
Most homeowners overapply pesticides and fertilizer to their lawns, and tend to look for a chemical solution to lawn problems when they should be thinking about healthy grass instead. When a lawn is healthy, it resists disease. If it isn’t sick, it doesn’t need ’drugs’ and extra care. Here are 10 tips to help you keep your lawn healthy. Whether you want to reduce chemical use or eliminate it altogether, following these tips will help your grass, your wallet and the environment.
Decorative Plumbing & Hardware: What Does It Mean?
Decorative Plumbing & Hardware: What Does It Mean? Let’s start with ‘decorative.’ As an adjective, decorative is defined as serving to make something more attractive; ornamental. In fact, decorative can be placed in front of a lot of words and it totally changes their perspective, decorative candles, decorative concrete, decorative shelves. By themselves, these words are ordinary, but insert the word ‘decorative’ and suddenly, they can invoke inspiration. We expect to see more style or a unique design or more features that give an item more pizazz. In some cases, this notion of decorative can be window dressing, but as it applies to plumbing & hardware, the proof is in the picture.