prevention – On the House

All posts tagged "prevention"

  • moisture and mold
    Tip of the Day: Part 1, Preventing Mold

           Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day.’

    • Posted May 9, 2017
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    How Humidity Can Damage Your Home in the Winter

    The cold season is harsh on your health, but it can also do damage to the home. Keeping humidity inside during the wintry weather helps your skin and throat not dry out, but you may be surprised...

    • Posted January 14, 2017
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  • Zika Virus
    5 mosquito facts you should know

    (BPT) – You could be inviting mosquitoes into your home and enticing them to bite, without even knowing it. Your body chemistry, what you wear, and seemingly harmless objects around your house can all make you more...

    • Posted August 28, 2016
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  • Wild Fire Prevention

    In this hour, the Carey Brothers discuss wild fire prevention.

    • Posted August 22, 2015
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  • Plywood Edge Screw Fastening

    Good morning Mr. Do-it-Yourself! Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to devise a method of inserting a screw into the edge of plywood paneling that has strong holding power, without splitting the layers of...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • Protect Your Electronics

    The U.S. Weather Bureau was created in 1870, but their big ribbon-cutting ceremony was cancelled due to a huge rainstorm. Even pros get caught off-guard with regard to weather. That’s why you, and all your high-tech electronics,...

    • Posted July 27, 2014
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    Preventing Bathroom Mildew

    Question I read with interest your column about proper ventilation to prevent bathroom mildew. We have been plagued with black, yellow, and pink mildew in a tiled shower stall in our master bathroom for years. A plumber...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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  • The Holiday Lockdown

    When you leave home for a holiday to visit friends or family, don’t advertise to thieves that you’re away. Burglars look for dark houses that stay that way, day after day. Use timers to make it look...

    • Posted March 17, 2014
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  • termites
    8 Steps to Remain Termite-Free

    Every year, termites invade the homes of more than 2 million Americans at a cost of more than $2.5 billion in structural damage. Annual structural damage caused by termites is accelerating much more rapidly than the rate...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • Be a (Killer) Bee Survivor

    In summer we’re outdoors a lot — in the yard, on picnics, hiking and camping. Places where it’s easy to accidentally disturb a beehive.It can be serious when bees attack in numbers. And, a new, tougher bee...

    • Posted February 18, 2014
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