How to Fix a Smelly Carpet

Does your house smell like a locker room or dirty sweat socks? Whether your whole house has smelly carpet or just a room or two, the odor can be overwhelming. Common carpet odors range from cat urine and smoke odors to mildew and that oh-so-pungent sweaty sock smell. Steam cleaning the carpets oftentimes makes the…

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Fixing Hot Water Spike Problems

It has happened to most of us at one time or another: we’re enjoying a nice leisurely shower; the shampoo is all lathered up; just as we go to rinse our faces, someone in another part of the house either turns on a faucet or flushes a toilet. Quick as a wink, the hot water…

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Are Peat Briquettes Environmentally Friendly?

Peat briquettes remain the domestic fuel of choice for many as they are economical, slow-burning, give off tremendous heat and little smoke. They are used commonly in Ireland and Scotland where peat is plentiful, however many are suggesting that peat briquettes are not environmentally friendly and their continued use should be closely monitored. In many…

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Living With the Moto Guzzi California Vintage

A Week with the Moto Guzzi California Vintage Street Cred without the “wannabe” Moto Guzzi has more “cruiser street cred” than most people give it credit for. They’ve been around continuously since 1921; longer than anyone but Harley Davidson. But for Harley Davidson, Guzzi’s been building cruisers longer than anyone els – their first cruiser…

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VGA Cable – Buying Guide

There’s a good chance that you’ll never need to buy a new VGA cable. Every new computer setup includes one of these, and it’s really only when yours goes bad or when you have a very unique type of setup requirement that a new cable is needed. If the time arises, however, it pays to…

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