Three Things You Should Never Do When Lifting

Three Things You Should Never Do When Lifting

If you’ve ever had a backache, you know it can be one of the most painful and debilitating injuries, often putting you in a chair or in bed for days at a time. When you’re in the middle of a big remodeling project, such as gutting your kitchen or cleaning out a space in your home, you don’t have time to take a break if your back is hurt. Lifting and carrying heavy objects is one of the most common ways to injure your back, so follow these tips to reduce the chances that you’ll end up in pain and unable to complete your home improvement project. Continue Reaading

How to Hire a Good General Contractor for Your Remodel

Finding a reliable contractor for a home renovation project can be more difficult than the project itself. Choosing the right general contractor who can handle a variety of construction situations can be the difference between a successful home renovation and a complete disaster. Here are some helpful tips to help you find the right contractor who… Read more »

What Size Dumpster Should I Use for My Project?

Are you considering tackling a home renovation project by yourself this summer? Don’t forget to figure out how you are going to handle all of that construction debris. Most DIY homeowners don’t take the time to make plans for proper waste removal and leave the issue to the last minute. This often results in higher costs and a… Read more »

What are the Most Recycled Products in the United States?

In an ideal world, 100 percent of items that are recyclable will be sent back to the production and consumption cycle, reducing the amount of waste sent to landfills and the amount of new material needed to create goods. Since we’re not there yet, it’s important to look at where we’re succeeding and where we… Read more »

How to Repurpose a Bedroom Into Something Great

Your college kid is finally getting a job, or the new house you just bought came with an extra room. Either way, you have an enclosed space that you aren’t sure how to use. Here are some fantastic suggestions to turn that bedroom into something useful:

How to Teach Your Kids About Responsible Waste Removal

One of your most important jobs in life is to teach your children to become responsible citizens. Learning how to care for and preserve the environment through responsible waste disposal is part of that equation. But, what you say to them isn’t nearly as important as what you do and what you teach them to… Read more »

Top Five Most Important Items to Recycle

Recycling is the wave of the future; Americans can reuse items that would normally be thrown in the trash. This helps preserve natural resources and keeps the planet cleaner for future generations while saving valuable space in landfills. The average American produces around three pounds of trash every day; up to sixty percent of that… Read more »

What Items You Should Donate When Moving

Moving to a new home can be a wonderful opportunity to take stock of your life and make a fresh start. What better way to do that than to get rid of the things you no longer need or use. Not only will it save you time and energy, not to mention the cost of… Read more »

How to Decorate Your Home for Spring

Cold and dreary winter days have passed and longer spring days are up ahead. It’s time to welcome the season of green that is accented by reds, yellow, whites and other pops of color. Celebrate the upcoming months by refreshing your home with these decorating tips.

Illegal Dumping Can Have Disastrous Effects

Illegal dumping can create serious public health concerns. While both littering and illegal dumping are against the law, the difference between the two is quite significant. Littering typically involves a small amount of waste and a small fine if the perpetrator is caught, whereas, illegal dumping refers to large amounts of waste, thousands of dollars… Read more »