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Memorial Day: Pause and Remember

Memorial Day is a time to remember all of the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. I grew up in rural America, where each year … Continue reading

May 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

Why switching to energy-saving bulbs is a “no-brainer”

By now energy-efficient lighting is hardly a new concept. You’ve likely heard of energy-saving bulbs, seen them in someone’s home, and maybe even tried buying some. However, energy-efficient lighting has … Continue reading

May 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Add a Doormat to Reduce Allergens

Insect fragments, lead dust, pesticides, pollen, dust mites, animal dander, human skin flakes, or fungal spores are just some what makes up your household dust. This means that between 30 … Continue reading

March 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

How many poisons are in your bag?

We have all been spending more time at home lately due to COVID-19. Most schools are still utilizing virtual learning at home in some way or another as part of … Continue reading

March 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Resolve to improve the air in your home

As we spend more time inside our homes, our concerns about indoor air quality are magnified. The air inside your home is more polluted than the outside air and can … Continue reading

December 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

Buying a home? Don’t forget a home inspection

  You found a house that fits most, or maybe even all, of your requirements. Great, now it’s time to hire a home inspector to ensure the house is structurally … Continue reading

August 3, 2020 · Leave a comment

Are Indoor Plants Effective Air Purifiers?

Many of us are spending more time in our homes. During this time, you could be thinking about ways to make your space cleaner, including the indoor air you breathe. … Continue reading

July 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Extension Cord Safety

Have you thought of the importance of safety when using an extension cord? Extension cords deliver power right where we need it— if the lamp isn’t close enough to the … Continue reading

December 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

Less is More This Holiday Season: Tackling America’s Holiday Waste Problem

Every year, the holiday season brings joy, fellowship, and an extra 1 million tons of waste per week to our landfills. Yes, you read that correctly: Americans create an additional … Continue reading

December 18, 2019 · 1 Comment

Furry Festivities: Keeping Your Pets Safe During the Holidays

The holiday season is a joyous time to gather with family and friends. It can also be a busy time of gift shopping, preparing your infamous green bean casserole, or … Continue reading

December 17, 2019 · Leave a comment