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  • Powertool Safety
    8 Tips for Safer Power Tool Performance

    (Family Features) For many homeowners, a list of seasonal chores and home improvement projects can add up to a whole lot of work. Power tools often get called on for heavy use to whittle away at that...

    • Posted August 5, 2018
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  • weatherization tips
    4 ways to prep your home for winter

    4 cold weather problems that home winterization can prevent (BPT) – When you start feeling those first hints of winter, the instinct to get ready kicks in. You may dig out your car’s snow brush, blanket, shovel...

    • Posted August 5, 2018
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  • California Wildfires
    California Wildfires: How You Can Help

    In an unusually early start to fire season in California, several large wildfires are burning throughout the state, destroying homes and displacing residents. The massive Carr Fire west of Redding in Northern California has burned more than...

    • Posted August 5, 2018
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  • Curb Appeal Tips
    Even Small Changes Have Big Impact on Curb Appeal

    5 Tips for National Curb Appeal Month Oftentimes people “think big” when looking for ways to enhance the curb appeal of their homes. According to experts at Hy-Lite, there are five specific (and small!) ways homeowners can...

    • Posted July 29, 2018
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  • 5 tips to amp up the natural benefits of your yard

    (BPT) – It’s easy to appreciate the sights and smells afforded by lawns and landscapes, but when it comes to your yard there is much more to consider besides pleasing aesthetics and aromas. Many would even be...

    • Posted July 29, 2018
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  • Outdoor Living
    Living Lavishly Outdoors with 2018 Trends

    (Family Features) As many families prepare to ramp up their time spent outside, it can be helpful to keep the latest trends in mind while planning for outdoor living spaces. According to research from the International Casual...

    • Posted July 29, 2018
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  • tips on storing outdoor gear
    How to Store Your Outdoor Gear for Summer and All Year

    Bikes, boats, boards and beach chairs can take over at this time of year. Here’s how to store them safely and neatly Warm-weather activities are among summer’s greatest pleasures, whether you prefer riding a bike, camping or...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • back yard party tips about pests
    5 tips to help keep pests from attending your backyard party

    (BPT) – When you’re making memories surrounded by friends and family by the grill, the last thing you want to be doing is swatting and shooing away pests. With a few good tips you can help keep...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • J D Power Appliance Awardsa
    Appliance Competition Heats Up and Gets Cooking as Six Different Brands Win J.D. Power Awards

    Across 11 categories of kitchen and laundry appliances, six different brands enjoy being highest-ranked, which is a testament to the competitive environment found in the J.D. Power 2018 Kitchen Appliance Satisfaction StudySM and the J.D. Power 2018...

    • Posted July 25, 2018
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  • Pool; safety for Children
    Swimming Pools and Spas: Pool Safety For Children

    According to reports by the The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP), an industry trade association, an alarming number of drowning deaths involve young children. Sadly, these deaths don’t occur in a lake, river or ocean....

    • Posted July 24, 2018
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