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Heating

Every new year ushers in some of the harshest weather, and it’s easy to get caught up in your family’s winter safety concerns: from all-weather tires to snow boots, from draft sealers to space heaters. But don’t forget that your pets are members of the family, too, and even the most...

Pet Friendly Spaces

If you have a pet owner, you know that this time of year can be especially hard on our four-legged friends. So, as you gear up the rest of the family for winter, make sure your dog has warmth and protection, too.

The first thing you should get? A good coat. Even the most outdoor-loving dog...

Dog Digging Holes in Your Lawn? How to Stop Him.

If you take a largely hands-off approach to landscaping, it may not bother you that your dog makes it his job to dig a hole in the lawn every couple of feet.  But what if this is the year you’ve finally decided to create a yard you can be proud of?  What if your spouse is tired of living in a...

Electric

Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) are a smart, energy efficient way to illuminate your home, but due to the small amount of mercury they contain, they require special handling to be disposed of properly.  To keep you and your family safe and green, the EPA recommends you follow these tips...

Buying or Selling a Home

If you're considering the purchase of a vacation home, take steps to ensure that your choice offers low-maintenance enjoyment throughout the year. Start by determining whether the vacation home will be used exclusively by your family or spend most of its days as an investment property rented...

Home Safety

Safety is always important when doing any home improvement project. But when you have pets, it is especially important to be mindful of the products and situations that arise which can be dangerous for them. To keep pets safe during home improvement projects, be mindful of the following home...