All posts tagged "gas"
Easy-to-Operate Fuel Containers for America’s Aging Population
What frustrates people as they grow older? Hard-to-grasp screw off jar lids. Trying to reach down to pick up an item that’s fallen under the table. Clutching a small house key to open a door. What doesn’t frustrate the older...
- Posted November 4, 2020
Prepping for Cold Weather Activities
Will 2020 ever end? That’s the question on the minds of many people who are tired of politics, quarantining and wearing masks. Certainly, the year will come to an end, but not before cold weather and winter chores...
- Posted October 26, 2020
Hampton Bay Recalls Outdoor Gas Fire Pit
If you listen to the program often enough, you’ll hear one of us say, “don’t you touch that dial”. Usually that statement is just a suggestion, but if you own the Hampton Bay Outdoor Gas Fire Pit...
- Posted March 10, 2018
3 Gasses You Should Constantly Check for in Your Home
Whether it’s from the soil in your yard, your furnace or your fireplace, you are constantly surrounded by different gasses. This means you’re constantly surrounded by possible danger! Being on a Hazardous Material Response Team in the...
- Posted March 10, 2018
Safety Around Gas & Electric
Each year countless accidents take place within the home. These range from minor cuts and bruises to death. The sad fact is that many of these unfortunate incidents could likely have been prevented by paying close attention...
- Posted August 9, 2016
Lighting A Pilot Light
As temperatures drop it will soon be time to literally dust off the old furnace and get it ready for the winter. A few preventative steps will make for a safe, comfortable and more energy efficient home...
- Posted February 8, 2016
Emergencies: Shutting Off Gas, Water & Power
A corroded washing machine hose, flickering lights and the faint odor of natural gas can each be a sure signed of impending disaster. A corroded washing machine hose can be the cause of a flooded home that...
- Posted October 29, 2015
Like many Americans, we were saddened by the death of Dana Reeve, the caring and valiant widow of actor Christopher Reeve. She displayed tremendous strength and support for her husband after his life threatening injury and was...
- Posted August 11, 2015
Do you have a room in which an energy- and cost efficient fireplace would be a nice addition? We’ve told you before about electric fireplaces. They add warmth and elegance to any room without need for a...
- Posted December 28, 2014
Reduce Winter Gas Bills
When it’s cold outside, your furnace and water heater work harder, accounting for 86 percent of the typical winter gas bill. There are steps you can take to reduce seasonal gas bills: First, for both safety and...
- Posted July 28, 2014