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  • Safety Tips for Built-In Pool

    Question: We purchased a new home with a built-in pool. Do you have any safety tips? (George, Wenatchee WA) Answer: There are several things that can be done to ensure pool safety. First, get an ornamental iron...

    • Posted October 2, 2015
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  • Why You Need A Fire Extinguisher In Your Home

    For millions of years fire has amazed man. It cooks our food, heats our homes and water and is a must for melting marshmallows around the campfire. Friendly as it may be, fire can be one of...

    • Posted September 21, 2015
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    Air Pollutants In Your Home

    According to the American Lung Association, the average American breathes 3,400 gallons of air each day, making ambient air pollution a major environmental crisis. When air pollution is the topic at hand most people think of the...

    • Posted September 19, 2015
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  • All About Spas

    During the 70’s bell-bottom pants, free love, disco dancing and community spas were the rage. Suddenly, out of the middle of nowhere, it seemed as though every bar in the world had sprouted a dance floor adorned...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • Home Safety Challenge Tour

    We were writing this while waiting for a return flight home after spending the weekend participating in the First Alert Home Safety Challenge Tour. And what an eye-opening experience it was. As our main focus we were...

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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  • Show Notes: We Clean Garages and More

      Do the words “Clean the Garage” send your family running out of the house? Is everything you don’t know what to do with in your garage? Is the family mantra “STUFF IN” and never stuff out? No...

    • Posted August 15, 2015
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    How To Beat Rust

    Bicycles, barbecues, patio furniture, lawn and garden equipment, steel window frames, rain gutters and downspouts are just a few of the many finishes around the home that are susceptible to damage by rust. Simply stated, rust is...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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    Better Safe than Sorry: A Guide to Security

    When we were kids, we rarely locked our home’s doors or windows. Back then, one didn’t have to worry much about being robbed or having one’s home vandalized. Times were different then. Today, crime and home burglaries...

    • Posted August 5, 2015
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  • Coming Up: Decks and Up-Cycling

    Summer is just around the corner. Is your deck ready for outdoor living? Are you considering using up-cycled materials for your next home improvement project? Join James and Morris this week for must-do maintenance tips to get...

    • Posted August 1, 2015
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  • Deck Safety Check

    Recent accidents in the news, where decks have collapsed, underscore the need for proper construction and periodic deck safety checks.

    • Posted July 28, 2015
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