For much of the country, Memorial Day marks the start of outdoor summer fun, like backyard barbecues, beaches and parties. Unfortunately, this...
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When summer arrives, you want to be ready to enjoy outdoor living as well as efficient cooling indoors. Summer is also a time for travel and outdoor excursions, and safety should be a major consideration along with enjoyment of summer activities.
In this section, get ready for summer with home cooling tips and ideas for outdoor living. Make your home more efficient with easy improvements, and find out whether to repair or replace aging air conditioning equipment. Prepare for travel with an emergency kit for your car, and know how to prevent tick bites and Lyme disease. Plan home improvement projects to do with your kids, and learn how to clean your gas grill before summer entertaining begins.