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Fall Garage Storage and Organization Tips

Fall is now fully underway, and it’s the perfect time to organize your garage. You likely have a number of summer items to put into storage, and it might be tempting to just chuck everything on the garage floor. But a heaping pile can be hazardous as well as an eyesore, and will only cause...

Lighting and Electricity

 October is here, and that means it's time to get the house in tip top shape for an energy efficient winter heating season. This also needs to be done in those warmer climates even though the air conditioning is still working!

Weekend 1: Find Air Leaks and Save Energy

Now is a great time...

Tools

 Ladder safety is a common home issue, with roughly 180,000 emergency room visits and 150 deaths associated with household ladder use every year. And while human error may explain some of these problems, Consumer Reports notes in their recent report that lax ladder safety standards and...

Mold Free Home: Top 10 Tips

Over the last decade, mold has risen to become one of the most damaging toxins that we face in our everyday lives.  Due in part to tighter, more energy efficient home construction practices, a mold problem, while relatively easy to eradicate in small quantities, can quickly escalate  to a size...

Allergy Relief: 10 Tips to Breathe Easy at Home
This year's allergy season? Nothing to sneeze at. The long, cold winter kept trees dormant for longer than usual, which means tree pollen season will overlap with grass pollen and mold seasons. For those with multiple...
Basements

Radon gas dangers in the home have become more prevalent, and can affect homeowners before radon is detected. Consider the story of Stanley, a nuclear power company employee from Pennsylvania. One day he arrived at work and the radiation monitors at the plant screamed an alarm. The experts...