This Week on HouseSmarts

On This Week's Show

Water... from Source to Resource

Water is an essential resource and though we may not always be aware it must be continually cleaned and recycled to meet the demands of the population. In this segment, Mike Ayala follows the “flow”, from Mother Nature to the inner workings of a water treatment plant and the process undertaken to ensure our water is clean and our thirst is quenched.

www.howardcountymd.gov/dpw_bou_lpwrp.htm

Book Clock

Breathe new life into an old book by transforming it into a literary timepiece!

Fix It In 15:00 "Protect Wood Flooring From Furniture"

Without proper protection, furniture can create irritating scuffs and scratches in your hardwood flooring, but Lou has a lasting solution to help prevent damage.

Outdoor Fire Features

Outdoor fire features offer a beautiful, warm, and inviting space to gather around, particularly on those cool evenings.  Darbi Worley met with an expert to explore various features, including design options and fuel-sources.  So go ahead, extend your living space outdoors and your entertaining well into the evening.

www.deckandpatio.com

New to Lou Too "NeverWet"

Outdoor upholstery is designed to withstand the elements, but over time your cushions can become soggy. With NeverWet you can treat the fabrics so they continue to repel water and keep you dry.

www.rustoleum.com/product-catalog/consumer-brands/neverwet/neverwet-outdoor-fabric

Nomad 7

This cool tool allows you to be outdoors and active while simultaneously harnessing the suns’ energy!  With a portable, solar-powered charger you won’t have to worry about being caught with a dead battery on your mobile devices.

www.goalzero.com/p/11/nomad-7-solar-panel

Ask Lou Episode 136

Do you have a DIY or home improvement question? Well, go ahead and just Ask Lou.

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