Going to get gas in your car may seem like a trivial, everyday task that you've been doing for years. Drivers typically have their routine, and don't deviate outside of it. But have you ever stopped to wonder what the differences in types of gas are and what exactly makes them different? The differences are significant and can greatly impact the way your vehicle operates. So, what questions about the different types of fuel should be answered in order to make you a more informed car owner? … [Read More...]
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Traveling this holiday season? Well you’re in good, and growing, company. According to AAA, last year close to 100 million motorists traveled for the holiday season, a number that has been steadily increasing for the past seven years. With so many on the road, the commute can be frustrating. But with a bit of planning, you can minimize a lot of stressors and make your trip a lot smoother, and most importantly, safer. We’ve got a few tips for you below to keep frustrations at bay and ensure a … [Read More...]
Exterior shutters aren’t just functional—they can transform the overall look of your property. But it’s important that you choose the correct hardware to affix your shutters to your home. If you choose improper hardware, you run the risk that your shutters won’t actually close over your windows. This will both reduce the functionality of your shutters and ruin the beauty you’re trying to achieve. Exterior shutter hinge types First, you should know that there are four types of exterior shutter … [Read More...]
How long have you driven around in your car with the check engine light beaming at you? Be honest. Way too long, probably. Maybe you’re afraid to know what’s really going on or afraid it may cost you a lot of money to fix. Or maybe you’re thinking that there isn’t anything noticeably wrong with your car, so you ignore it. You don’t hear any strange sounds or smell any funny odors, so it must not be a big deal. But even if it’s an easy fix or a small problem, the check engine light is a big … [Read More...]
Wool is commonly used in many everyday products, from socks and sweaters to blanket and rugs. Animal-conscious consumers may wonder if shearing wool from sheep is a harmful process. Shearing sheep is a labor-intensive practice that requires quite a bit of skill and strength. Many animals don't care to be handled, and electric clippers can cause distress. Some sheep farmers corral and fast their sheep prior to shearing, which can cause anxiety to the animal. However, optimum skin health can … [Read More...]
It might be time to consider buying a non-toxic mattress. Here’s why: Most people spend about a third of their lives in bed...sleeping on a mattress. Considering that fact, it’s possible you could be in danger due to the mattress chemicals that could affect your health. Yes, you are in danger if you sleep in a bed using a conventional mattress. Why? Most mattresses used in beds today are made from polyurethane foam, carcinogenic chemicals, formaldehyde, pesticides, and toxic flame … [Read More...]
Pickup truck owners display some of the rawest passion for vehicles around, and whether your preferences put you behind the wheel of a RAM 1500, a Ford F-150, a Chevy Silverado or a Toyota Tacoma, you have noticed the accessories at the dealership that help you master the harder hauling and towing jobs. Drivers have a frequent expectation of these vehicles acting as a workhorse to perform some of the most rugged assignments. Many of these practical truck accessories help you to accomplish … [Read More...]
It's exciting to get a new car, but the purchase process itself can be stressful. To get the best deal, you'll need to have strong negotiation skills, otherwise you could end up paying thousands more. Beating car salespeople at their own game isn't easy since they negotiate all the time, but if you prepare properly, it makes a huge difference. Here are the six most important tips for negotiating a car deal. 1. Do Your Homework Being an effective negotiator starts before you even set foot in … [Read More...]
Regular checks and tests of your home's various structures, systems, and safety devices should be included in every homeowner's to-do list. It's just too easy to become complacent and take for granted everything is working fine on your property. These assumptions could end up costing you big bucks if you ignore the start of a malfunction. On a positive note, even small DIY maintenance projects can result in major savings on your utility bills. The following checklist of annual home … [Read More...]
The push to “go green” has us all wondering what we can do better to make changes in our daily lives that helps protect and preserve our planet. One exciting trend born out of this growing movement is the interest in the types of products we buy and the way in which they’re made. There has been a big push to manufacture consumer products in a responsible and sustainable way. Creating a sustainable green business Tons of companies are now producing environmentally-friendly products to be used … [Read More...]