4 Ideas to Make Your Company Picnic Great

A company picnic is a good way to enjoy some delicious food, promote socializing and create connections between your employees. Having a company outing shows that you appreciate your employees and care about them on a personal level. You know … Continued

6 Tips for Ladder Safety

Ladders are a common part of home repair and maintenance. They enable homeowners to complete tasks that would otherwise be difficult to reach. But as is the case for any tool, it’s important to use ladders safely. Ladder-related injuries send … Continued

7 Ways to Protect Your Home While on Vacation

Burglaries increase by 10.5 percent in the summer months, according to a Department of Justice report. July and August are the most frequent months for break-ins, perhaps because so many people leave their homes unattended while they’re on vacation. Here … Continued

4 Essential Boating Safety Tips

As the weather turns warmer, more water sports enthusiasts will be out on the water with their recreational powerboats and watercrafts – and accidents will happen. According to 2015 Coast Guard statistics, 85% of drowning victims were not wearing life … Continued

On a Roll: Scooters Hitting the Streets Again

In the 1980s, scooters and mopeds enjoyed brisk sales and became a popular way for getting around town. But the demand for these low-cost rides seemed to disappear almost immediately, thanks, in part, to more economical cars and falling gas … Continued

Reduce Your Summer Utility Bills in 7 Steps

Utility costs can be a real drain on the family budget. Try these energy-saving tips to ease the pain so you can get back to the pleasures of summer. 1. Be smart about peak-time utility rates. Plan to run your … Continued

Home Safety for the Elderly

Simple fixes and smart thinking can ensure a safe environment for seniors. Stairs are the most obvious barrier to seniors hoping to stay in their homes as long as possible. But lighting, bath and kitchen design as well as access … Continued

Backyard BBQ Party Ideas Infographic

Summer is upon us and it is time to fire up the grill! A good backyard BBQ is so much more than just eating. It’s a perfect opportunity to organize awesome entertainment and activities. Try out some of these fun … Continued

5 Surprising Reasons You Need Life Insurance

A key benefit of life insurance is it can provide enough money to help family members stay in their homes, even funding living expenses as well as debt left behind so the survivors have less financial stress during this difficult … Continued

7 Tips for Decorating a Rental Kitchen

Most kitchens in older apartments leave a lot to be desired – old cabinets and appliances, scuffed up floors and insufficient cabinet and counter space. Here are seven ideas for making your rental kitchen more welcoming and useful: 1. Revive … Continued

Expert Tips on How to Use a Bike Rack Safely

It’s time to hit the road for vacation, with bikes in tow — usually on a rack strapped to the exterior of your car. The last thing you want to do is arrive at your destination with one or more … Continued

Types of Garage Doors to Fit Your Taste and Budget

Your chateau-inspired house deserves semi-customized carriage doors for the garage. But, if your house is inspired by Bauhaus, custom glass and steel garage doors will look amazing. Mass-produced garage doors can look perfect for your mid-century modern home. With numerous … Continued

5 Ways to Help Prevent Mosquito Bites

Mosquitoes have long been considered among the most annoying insects. With additional concerns about the West Nile Virus and the Zika Virus, finding ways to stop mosquitoes has become even more important. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide we … Continued

How to Protect Your Garden from Animals

It is a universal truth hungry critters will eat your vegetables and flowers.So you will need some form of barrier to protect your plants this spring as best you can. You may not stop the animals entirely but you’ll surely … Continued

Water Safety for Kids: Get the Facts

Swimming pools have long been a staple of summer fun for American children, but they can also pose serious dangers. New research conducted by Safe Kids Worldwide, with support from Nationwide’s Make Safe Happen program, highlights some important facts about … Continued