A Guide to Winter Home Maintenance

Whether you’re a winter enthusiast or spend your time counting the days until spring, winter does have its moments. Like snuggling up and watching TV. The change of wardrobe that comes with the season. And maybe even the break you get from months of seemingly endless...

How to Clean a Ceiling Fan

A ceiling fan can be a smart-looking, functional, and versatile addition to any room. It offers a cool breeze on a hot summer day and pushes warm air down during cold weather months (when run in reverse), all while serving as a stylish decorative home accent. However,...

How to Prevent & Treat Dry Winter Skin

Dry, itchy skin can be more than uncomfortable. It can be a persistent and nagging problem during the winter when you spend more time indoors and the air is drier – that’s what a furnace does. But dry skin problems don’t end at your front door. Once you step outside,...

Where to Check for Mold

An uninvited guest has taken up residence in your home and you probably don’t even know it. No, it’s not Aunt Edna or that pesky neighbor you can’t seem to shake, it’s mold. Mold can grow just about anywhere where moisture resides, including places you can’t see,...

How to Sleep Better at Night

If you dread bedtime because sleep feels like an impossible dream, you don’t have to take that lying down. Insomnia, in fact, affects about 35% of all Americans. Probably not much comfort in that if you’re among them, except that you can now apply some of their...

How to Prevent Mold & Mildew

It doesn’t take much to invite mold and mildew to grow and spread inside your home. An improperly vented bathroom, a plumbing leak that goes unchecked, or a damp basement are just a few. Mold and mildew can appear from human error, too – the kind you’re probably not...