Halloween Decorating Safety

Here are some tips to make your yard scary and safe, no matter what your Halloween theme. Light Strategically: Halloween is all about darkness, but make sure there are some low lights to guide visitors along the path. These pirate…

Fall Home Projects

Insulate Going up into the attic on a hot day isn’t ideal. But there is another reason to wait until fall to do any projects that should do with insulating your home. You can feel a draft when the weather…

Great Winter Vegetables 

It’s surprising how many gardeners assume that once the summer is over, so is their garden. There are many different vegetables that are at their best when temperatures are cool – and sometimes even cold – withstanding light to heavy…

Happy Labor Day!  

Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It creates a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the…

What is Dry Rot?

Dry rot, also known as brown rot, can ruin any type of wood anywhere in or out of your home. Dry rot is the decay of wood in any wooden structures caused by certain fungi. The fungi is almost always…

Healthy Back-To-School Tips

Summer is almost over for many kids – help them get the very best start to their year. Bring Bedtime Back:   Switching from summer hours to early bedtimes is the toughest part of the back to school routine. But a…