Oh the horror. You've refrained from keeping fruits and veggies on your counter, cleaned out your refrigerator, and scrubbed every nook and cranny of your kitchen with bleach, but the fruit flies still come. Every day you wake to find their numbers more plentiful, their forces stronger. Finally, you decide that this is a war you can't fight alone -- you've got to call in backup. Before you pick up the phone and request a chemical warfare attack from your local exterminator, read on to learn why your plumber reigns supreme in fruit fly control.
The roof of your building may be the only thing standing between the goods in your business and Mother Nature's wrath. And as evidenced by the mega-snowstorm that hit Buffalo in November 2014, Mother Nature can wreak tremendous havoc on roofs. But it's not just snow that can damage a roof -- wind, heavy rain combined with an aging structure can also be a recipe for disaster. Surprisingly, as important as roofs are for keeping businesses and their contents safe and secure, it's easy to forget about them until something goes terribly wrong.
As you walk through the kitchen showroom to choose new cabinets, it can be easy to get carried away with finely-carved exotic woods and forget all about functionality. However, choosing kitchen components designed for your lifestyle can make a big difference. Here are three cabinet features you will love.
1: Soft-Close Doors and Drawers
Don't you hate the sound of slamming cabinets? You might cringe when you hear your kids whip those doors shut, or kick drawers back in with their feet.
When the oppression of summer heat hits your home, your first move is probably to turn down the thermostat. However, this is not always the best option. There are a few things that you can do to make yourself more comfortable without spending more of your budget on air conditioning costs.
Turn On Your Ceiling Fans
Many people erroneously believe that they should either use their ceiling fan or their AC.