Puppy Proofing 101: Making Your Home Dog-Friendly

You may be ready to give your new puppy lots of love and attention, but how ready is your home? Puppy proofing a house is like baby proofing. And like babies, puppies are inquisitive explorers ready to get into whatever … Continued

8 Tips for Preventing Home Heating Fires

December, January and February are the leading months for home heating fires. Overall, heating equipment is the second leading cause of U.S. home fires and home fire deaths. There are between 350,000 and 400,000 house fires in the United States … Continued

7 Ways to Stop Drafts in Your Home

Drafts, or air leaks, can come into your home through windows, fireplaces and even electrical outlets, making your house feel several degrees colder and driving up your heating bills. The potential energy savings from reducing drafts can range from 5% … Continued

What To Get Your Snowmobile For The Holidays

A properly-accessorized snowmobile is not only practical, but should be stylish as you dash through the snow. Here are some ideas for equipping your vehicle for a ride in the wild. Gift Idea #1: Survival Gear Safety should top any … Continued

For Full-Time RVers, the Road Goes on Forever

Two days after their youngest son graduated from high school, Jerry and Cynthia Winegard hit the road – and they barely looked back. “We started off in a 19-foot travel trailer, moved up to a 30-foot travel trailer, then to … Continued

An Inventory of Your Life

The things you value are part of your everyday life – so much so that you might not even be able to list them if they weren’t there. That’s the value of a home inventory. Making a detailed list of … Continued

Protect Your RV in the Off-Season

When you’re getting ready for your first camping trip of the season, the last thing you want to find are leaking water pipes, flat tires or dead batteries in your recreational vehicle. Take some extra time in the fall or … Continued

5 Hacks for Winterizing Your Home

If you live in a cold-weather climate, the end of the year brings with it a few important home upkeep tasks. These 5 tricks can help save you time, money, and hassle. Hack #1: Use Cookie Trays To Keep Winter … Continued