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Archive for October, 2012

Toddlers In The House? Top Safety Tips For Parents

Tuesday, October 9th, 2012

Depending on how old your toddler is, you may want to keep your child supervised at all times. There are many ways a child can injure themselves in a house, and keeping an eye on them can prevent injury. Ensure that your children play in areas which are relatively safe, as some rooms may contain less sharp corners or dangerous appliances. In addition, when preparing a meal, prevent your children from coming close to the oven or stove. Both of these appliances may burn your child if they are touched without protection on the hands.

Many children (more…)

What Homeowners Need To Know About Energy Efficiency

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Most homeowners can save large quantities of money by changing a few things in their home. Fluorescent light bulbs will easily increase the energy efficiency of your home, while lowering your energy bills. While some may inquire about the effectiveness of these light bulbs, they produce as much light as a normal light bulb would. Solar panels are also a great addition to a home. Solar panels are usually placed on top of the roof of your home, and absorb energy as heat to use for your appliances. Solar panels help save energy, and will lower your bills (more…)

Tips To Removing And Discarding Old Carpeting

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

After living in your home for some time you will start to notice that your carpet looks very dated of dirty. This is due to the fact that it is being used every day and under every shoe carries dirt, which is tracked from outside into your carpet. If you are thinking of replacing the carpet yourself, there will be a few tools that you will need to make your job easier. The very first tool you need is a (more…)

What To Do To Make Your Home Allergen Free

Monday, October 1st, 2012

For those who have allergies, it is imperative to know what to do to make your home allergy free. The design and furnishings in your home play a big role in determining how you deal with your allergies.

A key measure to take in dealing with allergies it to remove those surfaces that will attract allergens. Leading allergens are dust, dander and dust mites. By limiting the surfaces these allergens can attach to, you can limit your exposure to them and consequent allergic reaction.

Remove any unnecessary fabric from your home. This includes drapes, carpet, rugs and (more…)


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