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Common Water Heating Problems and Their Solutions

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 One of the most important appliances in the home, a water heater is often out of sight and easy to forget. The average water heater accounts for nearly 17 percent of the average home’s energy bill, so keeping your water heater maintained is essential. Here are a few common water heating problems and possible solutions. Read the full article…

6-Ways to Protect your Family from Carbon Monoxide

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  Wherever there is combustion, there is carbon monoxide, and this includes our homes. Apart from our heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems (HVAC), this deadly toxin can also originate from fireplaces, white goods such as refrigerators, and cooking gas and oil furnaces. Symptoms of carbon monoxide exposure are headaches, dizziness, nausea, and a general feeling Read the full article…

Spread Holiday Cheer with Family Photo Cards!

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  Gone are the days when you had to load all the kids in the car and shuffle the family through the mall to reach a holiday picture booth for your holiday cards. With websites like Mixbook.com, you can simply upload your favorite photo (or photos) into one of the holiday photo card templates. With Read the full article…

Plumbing 101: How to Fix Small Pipe Leaks

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  A leaky pipe is one of the most common problems in households. It can start small but eventually snowball into a full-blown disaster if left untreated. Hiring a plumber can be very expensive and may not be worth the price to fix a small pipe leak. There are several ways to fix a leaking Read the full article…

Tips on Choosing The Perfect Rug for your child’s Bedroom

  As parents, we all know that raising children can be expensive. Having that in mind,  decorating their first bedroom is a scrapbook-worthy moment that you’ll want to do properly as you’ll both remember it for years to come. The perfect balance you’ll need to find is somewhere between style and practicality.     One Read the full article…

Health Benefits of Air Purifiers

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When we hear the word “pollution” we think of car exhaust, smog, maybe greenhouse gasses. Things we encounter outside. It’s not a well-known fact that the air inside our homes can be up to 5 times more polluted than the air we breathe outside. Most buildings are poorly ventilated, allowing a higher concentration of pollutants Read the full article…

How to Help your Child be Successful In School

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Education is one of the foundations on which future success is predicated. It doesn’t matter whether your child wants to grow up to be the next Niccolo Paganini with the violin. There are various things they will need to learn and use going forward. As a parent, your responsibility is to ensure your child goes Read the full article…

10-Fall Craft Ideas To Do with Your Kids

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  Have fun during this season with beautiful sweaters, pumpkin spices and golden leaves by creating with your children many funny handcrafted autumnal items. We have put together a list of 10 autumn craft ideas and activities that you can do with kids all year round. Have fun crafting!   Best Craft Ideas for Kids! Read the full article…

How to Keep Your HVAC Safe Around Children

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You work hard to make sure that your home and your Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) unit are safe and efficient. With children in the equation, you will want to be sure that your child-proofing has included your HVAC unit to prevent any costly repairs. The few precautions listed below will ensure a properly Read the full article…

Change Your Mindset and you WILL Change Your Body

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    We all have the ability to change – whatever we want to change.  Whether it be selling a house and buying a new one, how our body is shaped, a hairstyle, or our outlook on life. What makes a home sale successful – even if you are giving 10k in closing cost help Read the full article…