Prevent Frozen Pipes – Extreme Cold Options, Plus Construction Tips
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Prevent Frozen Pipes – Extreme Cold Options, Plus Construction Tips

When cold weather strikes, water damage from frozen water pipes or no running water is the last thing you need. We’ll explain how to prevent frozen pipes when abruptly cold weather hits, and list construction or remodeling options that reduce your risk in the future. If your pipes are already frozen, please see 3 Ways…

Thawing Frozen Pipes – 3 Ways to Safely Thaw Out Frozen Pipes

Thawing Frozen Pipes – 3 Ways to Safely Thaw Out Frozen Pipes

When pipes freeze, it instantly becomes a problem. Repairs can be very expensive if you hire a professional plumber. Also, if your pipes are frozen because of an atypical weather event (extreme cold of a polar vortex), it’s likely a lot of other people will be having similar problems. It could be days before the…

Building an Eco Home – part 5 of 8 – Floor Plans

Building an Eco Home – part 5 of 8 – Floor Plans

The “Building an Eco Home” series is a set of articles that were originally published in The Healthy Independent while we were in the process of building our current home. I have made only minor edits to include links and format for the online publishing. I will be discussing green building and remodeling in more…