The Homeowner Tool Kit
The Tool Kit currently holds homeowner checklists, records and "how to" instructions on a variety of topics useful to homeowners.
Checklists, Records and "How To ..."
These useful tools are presented in categories like "Yard and Garden" or "Your Home" to you can find the tool you are looking for quickly – just like a well organized tool shed! Select the tool kit to the right to view the resources available.
An example of a checklist is our "Home Heating/Cooling System Maintenance Checklist", and forms like "Managing
Your Septic System” for keeping records.
Looking for even more information?
Head over to Environmental Resources to check out a ton of useful articles, bulletins, brochures and research. You will also find handy tools to see how safe your home, yard, or farm is with the Home*A*Syst, Lawn*A*Syst, Farm*A*Syst, and Livestock*A*Syst books.
Check out the great power tools like our "Yard and Lawn Area Calculator" to enter the measurements of your lawn or garden area and determine the square footage and the amount of fertilizer to use.
You may even use this to tool to measure the area of your roof to find out the amount of stormwater runoff you can expect.
You may also calculate how much mulch or soil to purchase if you need to establish the cubic feet or cubic yards of any area.
And if you learn better by watching videos we have you covered too. Hop over to Videos to find all kinds of tips and tricks for your yard under Green Practices. And if you feel like staying for a while, there are a lot of other educational topics covered. There's nothing like a video to make learning fun!