All posts tagged "prevention"
Tip of the Day: Part 1, Preventing Mold
Here is one quick, money-saving tip that will help you fix up and improve your home. All from the award-winning On The House Tip of the Day.’
- Posted May 9, 2017
How Humidity Can Damage Your Home in the Winter
The cold season is harsh on your health, but it can also do damage to the home. Keeping humidity inside during the wintry weather helps your skin and throat not dry out, but you may be surprised...
- Posted January 14, 2017
5 mosquito facts you should know
(BPT) – You could be inviting mosquitoes into your home and enticing them to bite, without even knowing it. Your body chemistry, what you wear, and seemingly harmless objects around your house can all make you more...
- Posted August 28, 2016
Wild Fire Prevention
In this hour, the Carey Brothers discuss wild fire prevention.
- Posted August 22, 2015
Plywood Edge Screw Fastening
Good morning Mr. Do-it-Yourself! Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to devise a method of inserting a screw into the edge of plywood paneling that has strong holding power, without splitting the layers of...
- Posted July 28, 2014
Protect Your Electronics
The U.S. Weather Bureau was created in 1870, but their big ribbon-cutting ceremony was cancelled due to a huge rainstorm. Even pros get caught off-guard with regard to weather. That’s why you, and all your high-tech electronics,...
- Posted July 27, 2014
Preventing Bathroom Mildew
Question I read with interest your column about proper ventilation to prevent bathroom mildew. We have been plagued with black, yellow, and pink mildew in a tiled shower stall in our master bathroom for years. A plumber...
- Posted April 18, 2014
The Holiday Lockdown
When you leave home for a holiday to visit friends or family, don’t advertise to thieves that you’re away. Burglars look for dark houses that stay that way, day after day. Use timers to make it look...
- Posted March 17, 2014
8 Steps to Remain Termite-Free
Every year, termites invade the homes of more than 2 million Americans at a cost of more than $2.5 billion in structural damage. Annual structural damage caused by termites is accelerating much more rapidly than the rate...
- Posted March 4, 2014
Be a (Killer) Bee Survivor
In summer we’re outdoors a lot — in the yard, on picnics, hiking and camping. Places where it’s easy to accidentally disturb a beehive.It can be serious when bees attack in numbers. And, a new, tougher bee...
- Posted February 18, 2014