From Halloween to Christmas, lots of families get into the spirit by displaying festive decorations. This is especially true with indoor decorations for Christmas which usually include adding a lot of items to room; like trees, lights and candles. As would-be decorators prepare to swing into action, they should keep some basic precautions in mind,… Continue reading Deck the Halls without Danger
It is that time of year, again, when temperatures begin to dip, leaves start to turn and homeowners tackle home project such as clearing gutters and hanging holiday decorations. The one thing many of these tasks have in common is they more than likely require a ladder. “Everyone is familiar with how to operate a… Continue reading Don’t Let your Decorating Cause you Injury!
Feeling overwhelmed about the upcoming big day? Here is an easy to follow list of how to tackle it all and still have enough energy to enjoy the meal you worked so hard to get on the table! Week before Thanksgiving Clean out the refrigerator!!! Put in a new box of baking soda Clean and… Continue reading Count Down to Turkey Day
Get in the habit of using Day Light Savings to double check the batteries in your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide detectors. Most households are familiar with the need for a smoke detector, but some may not understand the importance of a Carbon Monoxide detector. If your house has natural gas or propane appliances, this should… Continue reading Time Change Means Battery Change!
Halloween can be a bit much for some kids! For instance, it may be hard for some to reconcile the fact that on Halloween it is perfectly okay to trample other people’s lawns, horde candy, ring random doorbells, and talk to strangers, when the rest of the year it isn’t!! So what can you do… Continue reading Halloween Happenings
As we head into the busy holiday season, it is easy to let certain home maintenance task fall by the wayside. But, that can be a costly mistake for your heating bills and allergies! Half of the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling. So, making smart decisions about your home’s heating,… Continue reading Energy Use and Clean Air!
When you open your closet doors do you have to duck from sweaters falling off overstuffed shelves? Is it hard to find two shoes that match? Has that matching scarf disappeared? It’s that time of year where the transition between warm and cool season clothing is getting our closets out of control! Clutter is one… Continue reading Free Yourself From Closet Clutter