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Electric

Getting ready to winterize your vacation home for a winter getaway isn't limited to packing the car with provisions and sporting goods; your house needs gearing up, too. The season's low temperatures can wreak havoc on an unattended home, whether it's your main residence or a vacation...

Healthy Home

Are you safeguarding your prescription medicines at home?  If you’re a parent, you should know that prescription drugs are the most abused drugs in America other than marijuana.

The America Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC) is a public health initiative to raise awareness about the dangers of...

Interior Remodeling

Vacations can be a time of joy, laughter ... and burglaries. Yes, unfortunately, burglaries are more common than we'd imagine. Even daylight hours won't deter some bolder burglars. To avoid becoming another crime statistic, follow these home security tips to make your home less attractive to...

Pruning and Trimming

Home security is an important part of any trip plan, whether you're preparing for a weekend getaway or an extended vacation. Summer is a hot season for home burglaries, with break-ins typically peaking in July and August.

Besides being protected against burglary, mechanical problems can...

Burglary Prevention Tips

According to the FBI, burglars break in to a home or apartment once every 15 seconds. The risk that a burglary could happen to you is very real, no matter where you live.  Fortunately, it’s not difficult to improve your home to prevent a burglary.

Your home’s security is only as good as its...