• May

      8

      2016
    • 299
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    Air Duct Cruelty- What it is and How to Avoid It

    Most Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Manufacturers (HVAC) recommend that their units are serviced once per year by a licensed or certified HVAC contractor. This is important in order to ensure that the equipment is running efficiently and that you get the most years of service from it. Replacing the entire unit can be very

    • April

      26

      2016
    • 400
    • 0

    Who Knew?- Dryer Lint for the Creative.

    In the last blog I told you about the dangers of clogged up dryer ducts. For every load of laundry you do bits of fiber break off from our clothing due to the friction caused during the drying cycle. Those tiny bits of fiber accumulate and form together to what we know as lint. Which looks

    • April

      15

      2016
    • 382
    • 0

    Avoid Catching your Home on Fire- Dryer Safety

    According the National Fire Protection Agency, Clothes Dryers and Washing Machines accounted for almost 17 thousand house fires in 2010.  Those fires resulted in 51 deaths, 380 injuries and 236 million in property damage. The leading cause of these fires was failure to clean the appliance. Think about that. Taking just a few seconds to

    • March

      28

      2016
    • 266
    • 0

    How to Avoid ‘Address Hide and Seek’

    If you had an emergency would first responders be able to find your home?  Would Police, Fire and EMS personnel be able to respond to your home as quickly as possible? Would they be able to identify your home by seeing your address on it or your mailbox?   You may never need emergency personnel to

    • March

      11

      2016
    • 275
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    Identifying if You have Bats in Your Attic.

    If I asked you to tell me where you’d most likely find bats, you would probably tell me ‘flying out of haunted houses’ or ‘in scary movies.’ You would be surprised to know that they might be closer than you think. Like your attic!  Bats can often be found in attics and can enter in holes

    • February

      22

      2016
    • 337
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    Tamper Resistant Receptacles

    According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), approximately 2,400 children suffer severe shock and burns when they stick items into the slots of electrical receptacles. They also estimate that six to twelve children are killed each year as a result of this activity. In order to protect my children 20 years ago, I opted

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