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  • On Extension Cords

    One important device that many of us take for granted is the extension cord. It becomes an important matter when we have a lamp with a cord that is too short to reach the nearest plug. Hence,...

    • Posted November 13, 2015
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  • High Humidity Can Make You and Your Home Sick

    A common summer complaint is: It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. Too much moisture in the hot summer air can literally turn your home in into a steam bath.  Though weather conditions have the greatest effect...

    • Posted August 31, 2015
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  • Protect Your Cell Phone

    Cell phones are handy, but you could easily wreck yours if it’s used and kept near your workplace, and you don’t protect it. Today, you’ll learn how to keep your phone free of paint splatters, water, sawdust...

    • Posted May 24, 2014
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  • Keep Your Caulking Warm

    Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, who invented mercury thermometers and after whom our temperature measurement scale is named, was born in 1686. With temperatures steadily rising, it’s time again for exterior repairs and maintenance. But some caulking and adhesives...

    • Posted May 4, 2014
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    Keep Your Gutters Protected

    Once rain gutters are packed with mud and leaves it takes lots of elbow grease to scrape away the mess. Worse, it all has to be done on a ladder. There are special hose attachments, fancy gutter-shaped...

    • Posted May 4, 2014
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  • Staying S.A.F.E Around Canines

    Kids love dogs, and generally, dogs love kids, but both still need constant supervision. Today you’ll learn how to keep little ones safe with a make-sense program of the same name. Every year, over 150,000 kids are...

    • Posted April 29, 2014
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  • Better Places to Hide Your Valuables

    Safe-deposit boxes were introduced 1865. Ironically, they were introduced the same day as the Watergate break-in of 1972. For hundreds of years, folks have known, if you’ve got something valuable or important or a secret you want...

    • Posted April 29, 2014
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  • Deck Protection

    Today’s the halfway point of spring. There’s plenty of time left to enjoy your deck, and still adequate time for weather and sun to damage it. Many people think that treated lumber (commonly used for deck construction)...

    • Posted March 25, 2014
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  • Hide, Seek and No Find

    Safe-deposit boxes were introduced  in 1865. Ironically, it was the same day as the Watergate break-in of 1972. For hundreds of years, folks have known, if you’ve got something valuable or important or a secret you want...

    • Posted March 12, 2014
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  • Breathing Protection

    Not wearing protective devices when doing routine household-maintenance tasks can lead to serious health complications. Protective breathing devices are inexpensive and easy to use. Simple dust masks filter dust particles from the air you breath. Respirators do...

    • Posted March 11, 2014
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