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Guacamole History and Recipe

Guacamole History Guacamole dates back to the Aztecs – The Aztecs referred to guacamole as ahuaca-mulli which translates roughly to avocado sauce or avocado mixture. This concoction was very similar to what you might fix now in your own kitchens today.  Avocados, the main ingredient in guacamole are a New Read details

How to Clean a Sink Drain to Keep It Smelling Fresh and Sweet

By Elizabeth Arnold, eHow Contributor If your kitchen sink is smelling less than fresh, sweeten it by cleaning with natural products. Eco-friendly, natural products such as vinegar and baking soda will clean and deodorize smelly sink drains. Replacing chemical cleaning products with natural ones will be easier on the environmental Read details

11 Shocking Home Electrical Safety Tips

PM contributor Pat Porzio is a mechanical engineer, an electrical contractor and a master plumber, so when his Blackberry’s “Aqualung” ringtone sounds, the call could be about any kind of mechanical problem. Still, he was surprised when he answered the call on Dec. 29th. It was his wife, and there Read details

Report of Electrical Shocking Incident at Campbell Plaza

SALINA, Kansas — KSN has been following this story for months and now we are getting a better picture of what emergency crews found when they arrived at Campbell Plaza. Jayden Hicks, 11, was shocked while playing with friends in the rain when she came in contact with an in-ground Read details

Electrical Safety Tips

U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated annual average of 47,820 reported home structure fires involving electrical failure or malfunction in 2007-2011. These fires resulted in 455 civilian deaths, 1,518 civilian injuries and $1.5 billion in direct property damage. Replace or repair damaged or loose electrical cords. Avoid running extension Read details

Hiring an Electrician

Electrical issues are one of only a few problems that you should never attempt to fix on your own. Most people know this, and when electrical problems occur, they go into a panic over how much it will cost to resolve it. I cannot promise you that you can get Read details

Surge Protection Safety

INFORMATION ABOUT SURGE PROTECTORS Most modern businesses and homes are supplied with 120/240 volt power systems. The normal voltage flow for 120 voltage will often range from 110-117 volts.  Computers, printer, stereo equipment and TV sets have internal circuits sensitive to voltage fluctuations and are often protected by surge protectors. Read details

Space Heaters

Space heaters can be a quick way to heat up a room. However, they can be as dangerous as they are convenient if used improperly. Space heaters case 25,000 home fires a year, and 6,000 emergency room visits, according to the Harvard University Environmental Health & Safety group. Approximately one-third Read details