Make Sure Your Air Conditioner Is Properly Sized

Before you sign a contract with an HVAC company to install a new conditioner, insist that they size it correctly first. Your comfort, energy bills and the appliance’s durability depend on proper sizing. Determining the optimal capacity requires a good…

Just How Dangerous Are Mosquitos, Really?

For many people, mosquitos probably don’t  highly rank on their personal list of dangerous animals. Especially not compared with other members of the animal kingdom, such as lions, tigers, and bears (oh my!).  After all, they’re not very large, and…

Threats to Urban Water Supplies

According to the US Census, there are over eighteen million people living in urban areas across Florida. These millions of people, along with the rest of the country, use city water daily to drink from, bathe in, cook with, and…

Uses for Collected Rainwater

Did you know that an inch of rain that falls on a roof that is 2,000 square feet can produce as much as 1,200 gallons of runoff? This impressive amount is enough to supply all of the water needs of…

Revamp Your Garden With A Stylish Slate Patio

The summer months of the year are upon us and millions of people are ditching the confines of their houses to appreciate some warm relaxation in the garden. After a long winter with some tough weather conditions, some of our…