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Is a top loading washing machine always less efficient than a front loader? This green rule of thumb may no longer apply in the laundry room.
Mold is a pesky problem that has to be dealt with right away! Unfortunately, the most commonly used solutions are sometimes just as bothersome as the problem itself! Fumigators, bleach and other specific products are bad for your health, heavy on the environment and risky for cute little nosy pets!
We all know that one of the largest costs of a home renovation is labor. Of course, the way to eliminate that is to do the work yourself. But when you’ve decided to perform a DIY renovation in the bathroom, what do you do when you run into hazardous substances or toxic materials? After all, any time you have water or moisture, you have the potential for mold or mildew, and plumbing that was improperly installed (or subsequently un-cared for) can be a breeding ground for nasty substances in and around your pipes and surrounding walls.
Rain, rain, go away. Come again some other day… Mold, mold, meet your end. Never, ever come again! A couple days ago, I recounted my story about how I was forced to abandon my abode (a small tent) due to a blight of mold. The old children’s song of the first lyric is what […]
“F*** sustainability. I just want a bed.” — Dear Readers, The Mili-Tent is a bust. On May 1, 2008, I moved into a tent in the woods within Pittsburgh, PA. It was in my mind an easy solution to a complicated problem: that of how to dwell sustainably. Without the time nor interest in building […]