Pools and Spas
Chemical & Pesticide Free Mosquito Control Solution

Chemical & Pesticide Free Mosquito Control Solution

Given today’s widespread West Nile virus infections from mosquitoes, everyone who is outdoors needs to take precautions.  Go to any barbeque and hosts are offering their guests a variety of deet containing anti-mosquito sprays before getting to drink selections.  There is one more hidden but real danger… Read More…

Trend Setters in Home Decor

Trend Setters in Home Decor

Who are they? You would expect names of interior decorators to follow.  But instead,  it is Restoration Hardware – a store and catalog company with impact across millions of homes.  Read More…

Green Pipes = truly Green Building Products

Green Pipes = truly Green Building Products

To many homeowners copper piping stands for the very best money can buy for their hot and cold water plumbing supplies.  Just because copper has been used so widely for such a long time it does not mean it is the best material out there.  It is time for serious change. Read More…

Pools and Spas - Natural versus Chemical or "Our Dog Knows"

Pools and Spas – Natural versus Chemical or “Our Dog Knows”

Most pools still have chlorinated systems installed. I personally wonder why. We had a fancy newly built chlorinated swimming pool. The smell of chlorine was unpleasant and, I would today add unhealthy. My vain side points out that over the course of the summer my hair developed this yellow-ish tint. Our dog would be the first to run into ocean water but shirked away from even putting a paw into the pool. We always wondered what that was all about…. Read More…