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A Dozen Easy Ways to Keep Cold Air from Entering Your House

There’s nothing like returning to a warm home when it’s freezing outside. Yet cold air has many sneaky ways to follow you into your home. Fortunately, there are some easy ways to keep yours toasty all winter long. These 12 tips will help you keep cold air from entering your house. Secure the sash locks along all the windows in your house to clamp them... Read Article

Save Money and Energy by Winterizing Your Home

The winter months are upon us, bringing cold temperatures and adverse weather conditions. You may already be prepared for winter, and purchased a new pair of rain boots or a heavy coat, but have you thought about preparing your home? The rain, snow, and ice that are synonymous with winter can cause serious damage to your home, resulting in costly repairs. The unnecessary costs and... Read Article

What to Do If You Break a Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb

There are lots of pluses to using compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). For one, they use less energy. That’s good for the environment—and for your wallet since they last six times as long as regular bulbs. The downside? The bulbs can be dangerous if they  break. While any broken glass is dangerous to people and pets, CFLs come with extra risk. That’s because they contain... Read Article

Are Apps Behind the Surge in Traffic Deaths?

Last year, we reported that traffic deaths were on the rise in 2015. Sadly, things aren’t looking too much better in 2016. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that highway deaths jumped 10.4 percent from the first six months of 2015 compared to the first six months of 2016. In the first half of this year, 17,775 people lost their lives in highway accidents.... Read Article

Salt Christmas Ornaments Dangerous to Pets

The day after Thanksgiving is a popular time to set up and decorate Christmas trees. In previous posts, we talked about how to choose a Christmas tree and how to care for a Christmas tree.  Now, we have advice about a popular ornament that pet owners will want to avoid. Salt Christmas ornaments are made by mixing equal parts of flour and salt with water.... Read Article