As we head straight into Flu Season it is important that our efforts to protect against Flu germs are doing what we think they are. There is a difference between cleaning, sanitizing and disinfecting and it depends greatly on the products you are using. The Cleaning Institute has these definitions to assist you in accomplishing… Continue reading Are you Cleaning or Killing Germs?
As families begin to use their household heating systems and fireplaces, now is a good time to make sure your home is safe this fall and winter. Carbon monoxide, often called CO, is a poisonous gas. You cannot see, smell, or taste it. Carbon monoxide poisoning can happen when you have a large amount of… Continue reading Carbon Monoxide – What you need to know to keep your family safe
Button Up Your House! A great way to think about small cracks around your doors and windows – It’s like putting on a coat and not buttoning it up. You are allowing a lot of air in your home which can really impact your heating cost this winter. Weather-stripping is easily the most cost-effective way… Continue reading Button Up Your House
Every fall and spring people experience more common pests in their homes. This is due to them migrating into or out of the house. Right now they are trying to move in for the winter, so now is the time to make sure you are not rolling out the welcome mat. When controlling indoor/household pest… Continue reading Keep It Pest Free
Research study after research study supports the importance of breakfast for everyone in the family. Breakfast eaters tend to have improved performance and focus at work and school, maintain their weight more easily and have an overall improved nutrition status. Let’s talk about some simple solutions to the most common obstacles for eating a good… Continue reading Breakfast FAST!
This time of year has many families avoiding the trunk or back seat due to stinky shoes and gym bags leftover from fall sports, dance class or gymnastics. But it’s not just the smell you should be concerned about – bacteria live on sweaty clothes and the bottom of shoes. The best way to keep… Continue reading Dealing with “Stinky” Fall Sports
The original Labor Day was not a paid day off work, or holiday, however there was a parade! On September 5, 1882 ten thousand union employees marched across New York City to protest their wages and work conditions. At that time, there were many changes going in the Industrial Revolution and in 1894 congress made… Continue reading Labor Day = Family and Food