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Millions of people every year are injured from falls at home that could have been prevented.  Nearly six thousand are killed.  That makes falls at home the leading cause of home injury and injury-related death in the U.S.  That’s pretty scary.  What's even scarier is that only a quarter of...

Great Spring Home Improvement Products from the 2010 National Hardware Show

Spring means a new home improvement to-do list for most homeowners, and a variety of great products for those projects are making their debut at this month’s National Hardware Show. Shop the following solutions as you make plans to refresh your home for a new season and greater long-term...

Home Safety

Keeping kids safe in the summer is more challenging than at any other time of the year. A child safety  study by the National Safe Kids Campaign revealed that May marks the start of a trauma season during which children are at the highest risk of severe injury or death.  

In the...

Gardens

Green living ideas and easy do-it-yourself solutions are high on homeowners’ shopping lists, and a range of products that fill the bill at the National Hardware Show. Here’s a list of my favorite products offering value, sustainability and at-home comfort. 

Great values for landscaping...
Kitchen Remodeling

Proof that we need to prevent scalding injuries: nearly HALF of all burn injuries treated in hospital ERs are the result of scald injuries.  It can happen in an instant and change a life forever.  Most vulnerable are young kids and older folks.  Water that is 120 degrees F or hotter can burn...

Decorating

If you decide to do a little dumpster diving to save some cash -- you want to be careful about which vintage pieces you choose for your child’s room.  You don’t want to get anything with old, chipping and potentially lead-based paint.  You also want to make sure you stay away from furniture with...