Where should a compost bin be placed?

Answer A compost bin should be in full sun, away from trees. The tree roots will leach the nutrients from the compost, if it is touching the ground.

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Where should the grate be placed in a fireplace?

On One Hand: Improving EfficiencyA fireplace grate can improve the efficiency of your fireplace, but the proper placement is essential to its effectiveness. The grate should be placed at least thre... Read More »

Where should smoke detectors be placed in the house?

Place smoke detectors in every bedroom and floor, according to the National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA. The NFPA, based in Quincy, Massachusetts, strongly recommends that smoke detectors ... Read More »

Where should a smoke detector be placed in a home?

There should be a smoke detector outside of each sleeping area, and additional detectors on each level of the house, including basements. If there is more than 40 feet between the sleeping area and... Read More »

Where should a carbon monoxide detector be placed?

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recommends placing a carbon monoxide detector in the hallway near every separate sleeping area of the home. For example, if you have two bedrooms in one ... Read More »