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51 Purified Water Ideabooks
Clear the Air: A Guide to Indoor Air Purifiers
Get the lowdown on highly efficient air filtration systems of all kinds — and which one actually makes indoor pollution worse
"an air purifier to clean the air inside your home — but with so many types of filtration... home air purifiers to figure out which are worth spending your hard-earned bucks on... an air purifier is a must. I own an Atmosphere air purifier. I have seen a big difference... buying a purifier because in the end if you want clean air from smokers a purifier will... the air purifier market is in the $1,000 to $2,500 range and most air purifiers being..."
How to Choose a Home Water Filtering System
"which water purification method is best for your house, from pitchers to whole-house... your own water at home is an easy way to get great-tasting purified water, without the... best? Do water filtration pitchers really work as well as undersink or whole-house models... pick the water filtration system that best fits your needs. Learn how to find out what... in your water, how the most common types of filtration systems work, including their..."
7 Ways to Improve Bathroom Air Quality for Better Health
Clear the air for good — the right bathroom ventilation can purify what you breathe and prevent those nasty smells
"n can purify what you breathe and prevent those nasty smells... holds more water, then you suck that water laden air our with your fan rather than it... but with water, not electric. Not sure if there's one better than the other, but from... on the water lines and a flood test of the drain and vent lines. After this have... for the water tightness. Not the plumber. Also let the tile setter do the wall... as much water off the ceiling, and walls as you can. I have developed a system of..."
Grow a Beautiful Garden With Ecofriendly Greywater
Reducing home water waste means lower bills and a healthier planet. Here's how to set up a greywater home irrigation system that can help
"home water waste means lower bills and a healthier planet. Here's how to set up... drinking water, since the same water that comes out of your kitchen faucet also comes... usable water down the drain. You can recapture that water and use it again. There... drinking water? It turns out that most plants are perfectly happy with gently used water... water from showers, bathtubs, laundry and sinks — or greywater (also “graywater")..."
How to Build a Greener Driveway
New project for a new year: Install a permeable driveway to keep pollutants out of water sources and groundwater levels balanced
"out of water sources and groundwater levels balanced... most, the water probably travels down gutters, through downspouts and onto an asphalt... Rain water can go through it and is collected in a holding pond to water the bushes... use the water to water my flower beds. What happens in the winter when the barrels... keep the water percolating. So if you don't want to put in the extra maintenance, make... storm water. really informative article, any diy ideas for the basic elements and..."
The Perfect Houseplant for People Who Kill Houseplants
If you can fill a jar with water, you can keep golden pothos vine happy — and it will pay you back with cleaner air and a greener home
"jar with water, you can keep golden pothos vine happy — and it will pay you back with... Lack of water and sunshine? No problem. With the recent emphasis on the benefits of... to be watered well until the water runs out the drainage holes. You can't leave... without water. I think I probably watered it every six months and once I decided I... it with water. You should be able to see how much water is in it thru the clear glass..."
7 Ecofriendly Gardening Ideas That Also Cut Chore Time
Spend less time weeding, less money watering and more moments just sitting back and enjoying your healthy garden
"money watering and more moments just sitting back and enjoying your healthy garden... have to water DEEP and LONG ( and infrequently) to get the water down below the newspapers... use rain water and rinse water from my washing machine. The washer hose runs into a... install a water dripper system under your mulch you won't have the need to water so deeply... waste water! Watering deeply is not a waste ...it encourages deep roots as opposed..."
How to Combat Mold in a Flooded House
"restore your water-damaged home, take these steps to keep mold at bay... into the water. After the water was pumped out, we did our best to dry the floors and... standing water while it is still in your house. When our basement flooded several years... the new water resistant sheetrock? I doubt if my husband will agree to go with the... ground water issues in our MI home for four consequitive years, ending in 2009. We..."
Basement of the Week: For the Love of Sports and Games
Skateboards, an elevated train, a surfboard lighting fixture ... see how one family packed their basement with fun features
How to Harvest Rainwater for Your Garden
Conserve a vital resource and save money by collecting stormwater for irrigation in a barrel or tank
"residential water use in the United States is for irrigating gardens. According to Sustainable... drinking water used for irrigation every day. As droughts, floods and unpredictable... toward home water strategies, particularly how they can capture and store excess rainfall... purchased water. When water freezes, it expands. Here in Canada and much of the United... But free water out of the sky! Did not know that about SW water policy. Increased..."
10 Top Plants to Grow Indoors
Brighten a room and clean the air with a houseplant that cascades artfully, stretches toward the ceiling or looks great on a wall
"also help purify the air, creating a healthier home. If you feel like one of your rooms... patio for watering, first spraying all the leaves, then watering thoroughly three times... food and water--too much water kills many indoor plants. What about the spider? As... know its water limitations. I have peace lily which I discovered does not like being... drink of water , conversation and a grateful thank you has caused it to continue bringing..."
7 Outdoor Fire Features Fuel the Soul
Spark some backyard bonding with a fireplace or fire pit, taking inspiration from these shining examples of great design
"much to purify the water. I built a wood fired oven to anchor our outdoor living space... the pool water...almost like a reflection. Nice examples Tiffany! Thought I'd share... fire on water is just "Bad ass!" WOW! spectacular i am speechless. This is a wonderful... Fire on water. The inspiration for this custom water and fire fountain at the Feucht... plumbed for water, while a manifold pipe system — created by Bubenski's Fire Features —..."
Go Tropical the Easy Way With Bromeliads
Months of blooms and a tolerance for low light make tropical bromeliads ideal as gifts, indoor centerpieces and outdoor eye catchers
"other day-purifying foliage houseplants for around-the-clock toxin removal.... in the water inside, and areas that have a lot of bromeliads are very prone to lots... to put water into the cups of indoor bromeliads at all, because it will rot the plant... Indoors, water the bromeliad only in the soil, and treat it like a succulent - don't... don't water until the soil is almost dry.... the water it needs. Water quality is important — use tap water for soil watering, and..."
Aim High With This Tall African Houseplant
"sunlight.Water: Moderate; water thoroughly once every seven to 10 days or when the soil... nonfluoridated water. The roots are shallow and located close to the canes. Water near the... roots with water. Yellowing or drooping leaves could be a sign of overwatering.Soil: Use... mixture of water and dish soap over the plant should resolve the problem. The leaves can... lack of water, lack of humidity (usually in heated homes in the winter) or too much..."
Natural Swimming Pools: More Beauty, No Chemicals
"keep the water clean and clear without chemicals. They were developed in Austria and... collected rain water during the infrequent rains. The rest of the time, the water evaporated... body of water subject to the Clean Water Act, even though there was no stream feeding... drinking water. No other chemicals are used or needed to balance water ph. It is perfect... of warm water massage called watsu. Body temperature water is necessary to allow the..."