When a hurricane is in the forecast, storm-related damage may be top of mind. But there’s also a real chance the power may go out, maybe for several days. Fortunately, a little smart preparation can go a long way to help keep your family safe when the electrical grid goes …keep reading
The roof over your home—that essential guardian from the elements—isn’t meant to live forever. While slate, copper or concrete roofs could have a lifespan of 50 years or more, those with asphalt shingles typically last less than half that long.
Factors like weather conditions and proper installation can …keep reading
If you own a home, it’s likely your biggest and longest-term investment. Whether you’re sprucing up your home to sell or planning a renovation for personal reasons, even relatively minor changes can net you some big gains in home value. So what areas should you focus on to get the …keep reading
“Outdoor play is essential for the lives of children,” says Heather Olsen, Ed.D., executive director of the National Program for Playground Safety. And while setting up a backyard playground can help motivate kids to get outside, she says, it’s important to ensure that the environment is safe. …keep reading