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Using Chemical Coding to Track Plastic Pollution

Published: (Updated: ) in Creosalus by .

Plastic pollution is the accumulation of synthetic plastics — think plastic bottles, plastic pack rings, plastic packaging, bottle caps, straws, and hundreds of other plastic items. It’s a widespread problem, and we need to do something about it.  But why is it a problem? Plastic pollution causes harm to wildlife — animals ingest and choke […]

Lithium-ion Batteries: Could New Research Mean Fewer Fires?

Published: (Updated: ) in Creosalus by .

Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries are used to power all kinds of devices from smartwatches, to power banks, and even electric vehicles. But there’s one big problem with Li-ion batteries — they are prone to catching fire when they get too hot. You likely know someone who has had a power bank, a vape, or another Li-ion-powered […]

Does Kava Lower Blood Pressure?

Published: (Updated: ) in Grid-Iron Nutrition by .

In recent years, kava has become increasingly popular — a type of herbal supplement derived from a crop in the Pacific Islands. Many people take kava for many reasons, whether that’s to reduce anxiety, improve sleep, or increase relaxation. However, many people also swear that kava lowers blood pressure — but is this true — […]

How to Make Kava Taste Better?

Published: (Updated: ) in Grid-Iron Nutrition by .

Many people take kava as a depressant — it’s used to improve sleep, reduce anxiety, and provides a calming sensation to improve relaxation. It’s similar to ashwagandha, and is sometimes taken together with the popular herbal supplement. Kava is a crop found in the Pacific Islands. Many people take this plant in many forms, whether a […]

Is It Normal for Carpet to Buckle After Cleaning?

Published: (Updated: ) in EcoClean Texas by .

Why did my carpet buckle after cleaning? This is a question many homeowners ask — your carpet likely bulked after shampooing or deep cleaning your carpet. Typically, a carpet does not buckle from regular vacuuming. However, it may buckle slightly from general use and heavy wear and tear, such as moving furniture.  Carpet often buckles […]

How to Keep Carpet Clean in High Traffic Areas

Published: (Updated: ) in EcoClean Texas by .

Knowing how to clean high-traffic carpet areas is crucial — not only will it extend the lifespan of your carpet, but it will keep your carpets looking and smelling like new. And let’s not forget removing and eliminating those stains for good. High-traffic areas in your home likely include the entrance room, the hallways, and […]

Glossy vs Matte Kitchen Cabinets: Which One Do You Need/Which One to Choose?

Published: (Updated: ) in Designer Cabinets Online by .

If you’re choosing new kitchen cabinets for your home, you’ve likely realized just how many finishes are available. But there are two especially popular ones: glossy cabinets vs matte. Many homeowners struggle to choose between the two — they both look great and tie your kitchen together beautifully. So how do you decide which finish […]

When Is the Best Time to Buy Kitchen Cabinets?

Published: (Updated: ) in Designer Cabinets Online by .

If you’re thinking of upgrading your kitchen or renovating, you may be wondering: when is the best time to buy kitchen cabinets? Kitchen cabinets can be expensive, never mind the added cost of a renovation or refurbishment. Although we sell Designer Cabinets at affordable prices, there are undoubtedly certain times of the year when it’s […]

What Color to Paint a House with a Green Roof?

Published: (Updated: ) in Jacobs Ladder by .

If you’ve got green roof shingles, you may be wondering what color to paint your house. Typically, neutral colors are a great option to go for — these pair nicely and offer an almost rustic look to your property. You can play around with different colors for a unique look, whether you’re looking to stir […]

Can Clogged Gutters Cause Ceiling Leaks?

Published: (Updated: ) in Jacobs Ladder by .

A blocked gutter on your property can cause a myriad of problems — and we’re not just talking about damage to your gutters. Whether your gutters are clogged with leaves, ice, or other debris, failure to remove the jam could cause damage to your foundations, your basement, and even your roof. It’s one of those […]