Spring is here and it’s the perfect time for redecorating your home. Window treatments are a great way to totally transform a room with relatively little effort. If you are preparing your nursery for a newborn or looking to spruce up your toddler’s nursery, here’s what you need to know about nursery window treatments. (more…)
Archive for March, 2017
Everyone likes to think they are prepared for a natural disaster, whether it strikes at home or at work, but in reality most people are woefully underprepared. Thousands of business owners grapple with the aftermath of natural disasters every year in the United States and have to deal with being closed for weeks or months afterwards. Hurricane Matthew, for example, left over $10 billion worth of damages in its wake and permanently closed many businesses. How can you ensure that your business would survive a natural disaster? (more…)
You’re sitting in your kitchen, and you suddenly hear the loud THUD of falling snow. You look outside, and your car is covered in heavy, hard chunks of snow and ice. What do you do now?
Here are a few handy tips for dealing with snow and ice hazards after a snowstorm.
If your car is buried under a huge pile of snow, you may be tempted to just grab a shovel and start digging. However, shovels–even plastic shovels–can do a lot of damage when used to remove snow off of your car. Instead, make sure that you have snow removal equipment that was made to remove snow from a car safely without scratching the surface. Even your arm works better than a shovel! (more…)
We all go through the motions of completing our weekly housekeeping without giving much thought to the appliances that we use: washing machines, dishwashers, vacuums, and clothes dryers. Dryer fires are incredibly common during the winter months and they cause over 15,000 house fires, almost 30 deaths, 400 injuries, and a whopping $192 million in property loss yearly. How can you prevent a dryer fire in your home? (more…)
If you own a business, then you know that there’s a certain amount of risk involved. While you’ve probably taken steps to make sure your business is safe, you may be one of many business owners who falls prey to these 4 commonly overlooked business risks. (more…)