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Electric

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...

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...

Leak

Filing a homeowners insurance claim is never a pleasant process. While you may hope you’ll never need to call upon the coverage of your homeowners insurance policy, in the event that you do it is important to properly file your claim. Attention to detail can be a challenge when you’re dealing...

Lighting and Electricity

As fall approaches the days get shorter, leaving your home in the dark for longer every night. Adding security lighting is a top deterrent to crimes in the home or garage, and the Heath Zenith Secure Home 240-Degree LED Motion-Activated Security Light gives you peace of mind knowing that...

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...

Avoiding Mold

Winterizing your vacation home is best accomplished when you develop a checklist of tasks that need to be completed and then follow that list faithfully. The major areas a winterization list should include:

1. Plumbing. Plumbing is one of the most important areas to address when winterizing...