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Four Types Of Energy Storage

Energy storage is the process of harnessing energy in the present, with the goal of using it in the future. Energy is stored in batteries or accumulators, until it is needed. There are several types of energy that can be produced and stored, such as chemical, electricity, radiation, and kinetic. In order to store energy, it needs to be converted from one form to another more convenient and storable form. Current technologies are able to store the energy for short-term or long-term, depending on the source. Read More 

Controlling Ticks Near Your Home

If you live in a wooded area or in a place where ticks are common, you may have concerns for your own health and that of your pets. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to control ticks near your home to reduce the chances of being on the receiving end of a tick bite. Here are just some of the steps you can take to deal with ticks. Read More 

Propane: Is It Safer And More Efficient Than Petroleum?

Home heating requires the use of fuel, such as petroleum or propane, to produce an even temperature. The differences between petroleum and propane are vast and it is worth understanding why propane is safer and more efficient than petroleum. The Major Problems Behind Petroleum Petroleum or oil is one of the most common home heating mediums in the world because it does have many advantages, such as decent efficiency. However, there are many problems with this type of fuel for heating a home. Read More 

Frequently Asked Questions About Asbestos Inspections

If you are buying an older home, warehouse or building, it may be recommended that you have an asbestos inspection done. If you have never had one of these done, you may have many questions about it. Here are a few of the questions you may have about an asbestos inspection: What Exactly is an Asbestos Inspection?  Asbestos is a material that was added to many home improvement materials to make them stronger and more durable. Read More 

3 Options To Prevent Tree Roots From Damaging Your Sewage System

When you think about things that can cause damage to your sewage system, you might think about things like flushing the wrong things down your toilet. Even though these things can cause problems as well, they aren't the only things that can cause your system to be damaged. For example, tree roots that grow and spread can cause problems with your sewage lines. These are a few options that can help you prevent this problem: Read More