Get the Kids Outdoors

Posted by on Apr 5, 2018 in ,

Get the Kids Outdoors

Did the kids spend the entire winter cooped up, away from the cold, and living on their electronic devices? Now that spring has sprung, it’s time to get the kids out of the house and back into some fresh air. Here are several activities you can do with your kids or let them do with their siblings and friends. Go on a Picnic You can go to the park or head to the backyard. Pack a lunch, grab a blanket, and bring a few balls, a Frisbee, and anything else the kids can play...

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10 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

Posted by on Mar 27, 2018 in , , ,

10 Tools Every Homeowner Should Have

You don’t have to consider yourself a handy person in order to have tools. In fact, many small repairs, fixes, or upgrades can easily be done with the help of an instruction manual, a video on YouTube, and a couple of good tools. You might never rewire your home or build something from scratch, but even putting up a shelving unit requires the right tools for the job. Here are 10 tools every homeowner needs for their home. Tape Measure Small tape measures are great for small...

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Spring Cleaning – Storage Ideas for Tight Spaces

Posted by on Mar 21, 2018 in , , ,

Spring Cleaning – Storage Ideas for Tight Spaces

With the weather warming up, spring is right around the corner. Which means that it’s time to start your spring cleaning! When you have a small home, it almost never feels clean enough. The culprit is usually clutter. Check out some creative storage ideas to help you with your spring cleaning and feel like you have more space in your home. Create Your Own Storage Get things up off the floor and give all the small things – like your phone, glasses, and book – a...

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Puppy Proofing Your Home

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in ,

Puppy Proofing Your Home

If you’re thinking of getting a puppy, spring is a great time to do it. You’ve got plenty of warm weather and sunshine to get outside with your new furry friend. Plus, the spring allows for better socialization because they’re more likely to be out and about with other puppy friends. This makes them better behaved in the long run. Puppies are fun, but they’re a lot of work. If you’re not prepared they can wreak havoc on your home. Make sure to puppy-proof everything before...

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Generator Safety Tips

Posted by on Mar 1, 2018 in ,

Generator Safety Tips

Although we’re nearing the end of winter, we’re not out of the woods yet. While generators are convenient to have during a storm when the power gets knocked out, you need to make sure you use them safely. Not doing so can lead to tragic accidents for your home and family. Keep yourself and your home safe with these generator safety tips. General Safety Procedures Generators can be handy tools when the power goes out, but staying safe is paramount. Here are a few things to...

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Fire Extinguishers 101

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in , ,

Fire Extinguishers 101

Every home and business needs at least one fire extinguisher. Having one and knowing what to do with your fire extinguisher are two very different things, though. If you don’t know how to use it, a fire extinguisher won’t do you any good in a fire. And if you have the wrong kind, it won’t work when you need it most. If all you know about fires is to stop, drop, and roll, it’s time for a quick primer on fire extinguishers. How to Use Your Fire Extinguisher Everyone in your...

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