Your answer may surprise you since it is something you use everyday, but only see if something goes horribly wrong! It is a septic system. Many people who live within City limits are connected to the cities waste management system, however it is surprising how many homeowners in Oklahoma have a septic systems. In fact,… Continue reading What is the most expensive appliance in your home?
If your family is like most, kids and husbands can keep you guessing on how to take care of their clothing and the messes they get into! Clothing is an expensive investment so a little extra care in the laundry room can make a big difference in keeping clothes school or work ready. The Cleaning… Continue reading Simple Laundry Tips
What a weekend! Many people were able to enjoy the holiday weekend, see some great fireworks along with some great lightening shows. At our house we received a lot of rain, which helped us notice there was no water coming down our gutter downspouts! Although we cleaned our guttering in early spring, it was definitely… Continue reading And the Rains Came Down – Or did they?
Sustainability tactics reduce stress on your AC The American Cleaning Institute offers a dozen tips for getting those daily chores done without heating up your home and adding stress to your air conditioner (and wallet). First rule of thumb: Do your chores when it is cooler outside – before breakfast or after dinner. In the… Continue reading Keeping Your Cool Doing Summer Chores
With summer in full swing, more people outside working in their lawn and gardens and kids being home more all add up for a risk of accidental poison exposure. Always keep chemicals in their original containers, and don’t forget to always follow the label. More then what a label recommends doesn’t make the product work… Continue reading Beware of warm-weather poison hazards
These days, lots of families are living healthy lifestyles through diet and exercise. But, how healthy are their homes? In May, I presented a series of Healthy House workshops for several groups around town. Topics seemed pretty random – Home Pest Control, Mold, Clutter, etc. but each topic effects every household and can be linked… Continue reading How Healthy is your Home?
Recent widespread ransomware attacks hit computers in more than 150 countries, but the malicious practice itself is not new and given hackers ability to eventually work around security protocols – if only for a short period – is unlikely to go the way of the dinosaurs. Rural or urban, it makes no difference. Call it… Continue reading Ransomware an ‘equal-opportunity extortion attempt’