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Do you live in a house with a well?  Are you thinking about buying one?  Have you ever considered that the water might not be good enough quality to drink?  That it might be contaminated?  That the water right with the well might not be valid?  If you are currently considering buying a house with...
02/24/2008
I came across a great article in TIME magazine.  CLICK HERE to view this article.  There's also a link here to download a PDF of this great article! This article really highlights a lot of great reasons that you should buy NOW instead of waiting.  It highlights how the "wait and see" mentality ca...
02/22/2008
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Water is a BIG DEAL here in Utah!  Some facts about the water situation here are below - and if you aren't already taking measures to CONSERVE water, please follow my BLOG for the next few days for some great water conservation suggestions! 1. Utah is the 13th Driest State in the US 2. Utah is r...
02/22/2008
A Friend sent me this article, and I thought it was interesting.  We all know that it's healthier to eat organic foods... and that there's a LOT of benefit to doing so, including but not limited to the use of pesticides on non-organics.  But let's face it - Buying organic IS more expensive - and ...
02/21/2008
The media is screaming "recession, recession" and people are FREAKING out.  Everyone seems to be under the impression that the market is "TANKING".  Yes, it's true that in some previously over-inflated markets, prices are down, and the market is coming back to reasonable.  But here in Utah, price...
02/19/2008
Here are a few ideas you can use!  You know those spots you get on your cement driveway when a car leaks all over it?  The Stain and Spot remover below works GREAT!  The dry cement absorbs the grease or oil spot, and without the use of harsh chemicals, that would otherwise end up in the water ta...
02/18/2008
Here's a recipe you can use to keep your shoes from getting that inevitable "foot stench" without the use of harsh chemicals!  Shoe/Sneaker Deodorizer 6 Tbsp Cornstarch 3 Tbsp Baking Soda 20 drops Rosemary essential oil 20 drops Tea Tree essential oil 5 drops Lemon essential oil 5 drops Clove ess...
02/17/2008
Here are 7 great ideas for caring for, polishing, and deodorizing your shoes, WITHOUT the use of harsh chemicals!1) Cold Pressed Nut Oil, Olive Oil, Walnut Oil, or Beeswax: Apply oil/wax to leather then buff with a chamois cloth to a shine. 2) Lemon Juice. Good for black or tan leather shoes. Fol...
02/14/2008
Here are a few miscellaneous ideas!   Lemon juice, the first idea, when used as a grease cutter works great!  It's acidic enough to get the job done!And paint brush cleaner - yet another great use of vinegar!  This stuff is good for just about everything!Grease Cutters: 1) Use lemon juice, vinega...
02/13/2008
I'm hoping this post finds a few savvy home inspectors here on ActiveRain!  I had a situation recently, where the home inspector missed some MAJOR water damage in the crawl space - in fact - it's hard to believe he even went down there, and didn't note the OBVIOUS moisture, and mold! Please don't...
02/12/2008
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