Do I Have Formaldehyde In My House?

Because formaldehyde, like most chemicals, is not visually detectable it could be present in your home without you even being aware of it. But how likely are you to find formaldehyde in your house? It may surprise you to learn that this chemical is used in many...

Smoke Alarms…How Many Should You Have?

One of the most effective and vital ways to keep your household safe from a house fire is with a smoke detector. But is just one enough? How many smoke alarms should there be in your house? Let’s see: When you are trying to determine the number of smoke alarms your...

How Safe Are They?

We all want to be independent and take care of ourselves. However, if you have loved ones living alone who are experiencing decreased mobility, how can you assist them so that they can remain in the comfort of their own homes for as long as possible? The best thing to...

Use It Properly, Do It Safely

This is a busy time of year for working in our yards. Clearing leaves and getting the home ready for winter requires is now a priority. One area that gathers a lot of debris is gutters, and to clear these out you will need a ladder. So, what is the right way to use a...

Renters…Are You Insured?

A very large percentage of people rent their apartment or home. Are you one of these people? If so, have you taken the appropriate steps to protect your home's contents? Renters insurance is one important way to do this. Renters insurance protects you against the...

Are Your Locks Safe?

Have you ever heard of a bump key? If not, then it would be in your best interests to know what a bump key is and how it can be used. Why is that? Because bump keys are often used by burglars to gain access into people’s homes. Let’s look at this a little further....

Welcome To Your New Home

Congratulations! You’ve just moved house and are no doubt trying to recover from the stress that comes with every move. You’re probably not thinking too much about a home maintenance routine yet, but it is never too early to start. A good routine of home maintenance...

Sort It Out Ahead Of Time

Are you planning a move to a new home? Anyone who has moved house knows what a tremendously stressful time it can be. When under that much stress, we don’t always make the best decisions, and very often our good intentions towards being environmentally responsible are...

Improve your Home on a Budget

Looking to spruce up the place on a budget. Give your home a quick facelift with little investment. Here are a few ideas to incorporate: Buy a new welcome mat as a way to spruce up a home. A fresh coat of paint and flowers by the door also make a nice impression. The...

Benefits of LED Lighting

The technology behind LED lights has been around for decades, but only recently have they become affordable and reliable enough to rise in popularity dramatically. With perks starting with energy efficiency to meet virtually any energy targets and a long lifespan, LED...

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