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How to Test the Water Quality at Home (For Safe Drinking Water)

A lot of people do not realize that the water in their house can very well be contaminated. In fact, there are plenty of people out there who believe that all water that comes through the pipes and faucets of a house simply has to be good, clean water, right? This is actually far from the truth. If your water …

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Where to Store Household Chemicals (Tips to Keep Kids and Pets Safe)

Did you know that you probably have some pretty toxic chemicals in your own home? These chemicals can be hazardous if they fall into the wrong hands. In fact, every year children are hospitalized because they have been able to access and imbibe dangerous chemicals. What Kind of Chemicals Do You Have in Your Home? The truth is that most …

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Are Soy Candles Safe? (Plus the Benefits Over Paraffin Wax)

We love candles, creating a cozy atmosphere to our home as the flame flickers and adds a feeling of warmth. But there are some candles that can be bad for your health, making burning a candle more of a concern than a pleasure. However, if you want to keep the flame lit and keep using candles, consider using soy candles. …

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Is Iron in Water Bad? (Plus Simple Ways to Remedy It)

Have you ever wondered why tap or well water tastes differently? Whether you are enjoying a glass of water at your own house, at a neighbor’s house or even at a public restaurant, these waters will taste slightly different.  You might begin to wonder why this would be case, as doesn’t all water come from the same place? The answer is …