Diggers, Jumpers & Safety…Is Your Dog on the Move?

If you are looking for a new home that includes perks for the pup, keep this in mind: Is the subdivision or immediate neighborhood doggie friendly? Are there sidewalks, green space and an atmosphere conducive to play time? Are there designated dog parks nearby? Have you interviewed or asked for referrals to local veterinarians? Visited … Continue reading

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Warming Up to a New Fireplace

Gas Fireplace Inserts: Pros and Cons Add a gas-burning fireplace insert if you want clean air and the ultimate in convenience. Read Wood-Burning Fireplace Inserts Save Energy Install a wood-burning fireplace insert if you want to keep the magic of a wood fire but make your open fireplace more energy efficient. Read Energy Efficient Fireplaces: … Continue reading

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Fire Escape Grid – Create and Share Your Escape Plan

It’s important to have an escape plan. Create, share and practice your escape. Practice your plan during the day. If you have children, have someone stand outside and watch or assist with their exits. Then practice at night and don’t forget that you will be escaping too. Have a meeting place that is out of … Continue reading

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What You Should Know about Refrigerants When Purchasing or Repairing a Residential A/C System or Heat Pump

DISCLAIMER: EPA seeks to promote energy efficiency and the safe use of ozone- friendly substances, and does not endorse any particular company or its products. Background: Ban on Production and Imports of Ozone-Depleting Refrigerants In 1987 the Montreal Protocol, an international environmental agreement, established requirements that began the worldwide phaseout of ozone-depleting CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons). These … Continue reading

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Safety Saturday

Safety Saturday Key Points Event title: Safety Saturday     Date: September 26, 2009    Hours: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM Objective: Accidents in and around the home are a leading cause of injury and death in America.  Fires and burns are the #1 cause of home injury-related death for children ages 14 and under. As part of a … Continue reading

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Protect Your Home – Security Options

Protect your home.  Lowe’s has a wide variety of innovative options including:  security lighting and timers, security systems and monitoring, hardware, and door protection devices.

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Home Safes

Home safes should be a consideration for those important documents, jewelry, photos and other items that you keep at home.  Pricing on safes has become more reasonable within recent years and the items we have at home should be protected.  You’ll need to consider the size of the safe, it’s weight to deter buglarly, fire protection … Continue reading

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