Have you ever wondered what your favorite room would look like with a different color wall? It is so easy to use paint to refresh and redesign a room. However, choosing the color that you just have to have is hard. You bring home paint chips and paint samples. You paint your wall with 5 different paint colors to see what it looks like before painting your whole room. But you still are not sure of your final paint color decision. Read More
Organizing your home takes time and sometimes help. The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) certifies organizations and individuals to help you with home organization. These companies can organize a room, a closet or even your whole home. These professionals also help with other forms of home organization. Many of these professionals can organize your paper and digital assets. There is no one way to organize your home. However, here are some helpful tips to use when trying to get organized. Read More
Did you know that after 10 years, 30% of smoke alarms will fail? Did you know that a house fire is reported every 90 seconds with over 1.9 million house fires reported every year? With these staggering statistics it is important to ensure a fire prevention and readiness plan.
When you secure homeowners insurance, you trust that your insurance agent is giving you the best policy based on information that you have provided them. Our insurance agents are not often invited to our homes to review the details of what we own and how we use our homes, so insurance agents are guessing about what you own and what the standard homeowner has in their home. You however, may not be an standard homeowner and may have collections or kids away at school with Read More
It is summer and with summer comes outdoor activities like swimming in pools. Swimming pools are great sources of exercise, family gatherings and generally enjoyment. However, swimming pools are potential hazards in any home if proper pool safety is not practiced.
The Centers for Disease Control report that here in the United States, on average, 3,536 people died from drowning annually from 2005 to 2014, which equates to 10 deaths each day. These are astounding numbers as most homeowners use their pools for approximately 4 months which results closer to over 29 deaths per day of swimming pool use. It is also important to know that most of the deaths were children.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reports that an average of 4,900 people received emergency care for injuries suffered in a swimming pools or spas each year from 2011 – 2013.
There are some simple tips to remember with pool safety. Read More