|Volume 1, Issue 14||August 2004|
Yes, it's that time of year again... gutter cleaning season is almost here! Learn how in this Weekly Project dedicated to just that very thing. Read More...
This spring, BRK Brands, Inc., maker of First Alert® -branded home-safety products, launched the First Alert® Home Safety Challenge™ Tour, a 33-week mobile public awareness program making over 150 stops throughout the country through November. The tour helps bridge dangerous awareness gaps that Americans have about CO and fire dangers by teaching families how they can make their homes safer. Read more...
If you've done interesting stuff with GREAT STUFF Insulating Foam Sealant, you should enter to win a $2000 home improvement gift certificate from Dow! And don't forget to sign up for the free issue of The Family Handyman that can be yours... On The House! And speaking of The Family Handyman, Gerber has brought back their Best Tip Contest for the second year and you can enter to win an ultimate Gerber prize package with a value of almost $200!
And just in case you were thinking "I never win anything," you might want to think of Donna Fae Smith and her husband, Kent, who are the very happy winners of our 2004 Ultimate Deck give away! Donna and Kent listen to On The House in Grove, OK, on our affiliate KFAQ. How did she win? With these 25 simple words: "I have a beautiful view of the lake and the ultimate deck would go perfect. My family agrees!"
With hurricane season in full force, there's never been a better time to fight leaks or water build-ups in your home. Learn how to protect yourself from these commonand costly!issues! Read
Here are some of Dom's best recipes for you and your family to enjoy over the next month!
Shrimp on the Barbie — "Put Some Shrimp on the Barbie"!
Cool Cucumber Salad — Exactly what you've been craving during this summer heat!
Vegetable Risotto —This is a perfect side to any meal!
Thai Chicken on a Skewer — Anything with peanut butter in the recipe has to be good!
Apple trees are a favorite fruit tree of landscapers and can be found the world over. Interestingly, there are over a hundred recognized varieties of apple trees some of which have been around for thousands of years and some which are only a decade old. Certain types of apple trees that home gardeners have chosen to cultivate in their yards bear fruit as early as late July, while others reach their peak as late as mid-November.