How to calculate how much water you can harvest from your roof: Collection area (total square footage of your roof) x 0.6 x 0.9 (the number assigned to the collection efficiency of a tile roof) x rainfall (in actual or averaged inches) = gallons/year.
Solutions for Kids' Sleep Problems Late-night visitations It's tempting to just scooch over when your child wants to get into bed with you. But stay strong and walk him back to his room. And if he tends to climb in while you're sound asleep, Dr. Mindell suggests attaching a bell to your child's doorknob or yours. When you hear it ring, get up and quickly and quietly escort him back to his room.
Whether you've moved into a basement apartment or are using attic space as an extra room, low ceilings can be a challenge. There are several design schemes that will trick the eye into thinking the ceilings are higher than they actually are.