Check Radon Levels in Your Home

  What is radon? Uranium, a radioactive element, is found in rock, soil, water and animals. When uranium decays it forms a radioactive gas called radon. Once produced, radon moves through the ground and into the air. Radon… Read More

Flushing Your Water Heater

It is a good idea to flush your water heater at least once a year. If you live in an area with hard water (like Spokane), you may want to perform this task more times during the year. Step… Read More

Every Drop Counts

Summer is just around the corner, so here are some tips to remember about water use indoor and outdoor. Water covers approximately 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, but less than 1 percent of that is available for… Read More

Waste Free Lawn & Garden

Things that you can do this month to make a difference. Use food scraps, yard trimmings, and other organic waste to create a compost pile. Compost is a rich soil amendment that can help increase water retention, decrease… Read More

How to Repair an Outdoor Garden Hose

1st Locate the leaks. If it didn’t squirt you in the face, you may have to go on a hole hunt. Does your hose leak at the faucet? Does it leak where you’ve joined two hoses? Does it… Read More

Asthma Awareness Month – Chemical Irritants

Chemical irritants are found in some products in your house and may trigger asthma. Your asthma or your child’s asthma may be worse around products such as cleaners, paints, adhesives, pesticides, cosmetics or air fresheners. Chemical irritants are… Read More

Water Saving Tips for Apartments

Low-Flow Shower head Remove your old shower head and replace it with a low-flow model. When you move, pack up the low-flow shower head and put the original shower head back on. Displace Water in Your Toilet Tank Find… Read More