Tips to consider when buying a space heater

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Space heaters are an easy and convenient way to raise the temperature in your room! They are available in multiple sizes and styles and they can offset utility costs during the winter. Some space heaters have special features like automatic oscillation or digital controls. When it comes to buying a space heater, you want to buy the perfect one for your home. Consider these top five things when shopping for a space heater!

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How to Clean and Replace a Furnace Filter

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A furnace is in your home to help heat it.  A furnace filter is in your home to ensure that the air you are breathing is of a good quality.  There are an abundance of furnace filter types.  There are disposable and non-disposable.  Among these there is a rating that the filters are given to tell how high the quality of the filter is.  The higher the number the better the quality.

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Fire Prevention Month

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It’s almost the end of October! With that being said, did you know that October was fire prevention month? Its okay if you don’t but you should still follow these tips even after October ends to prevent a fire in your home.

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Grilling on the Safe Side for Independence Day

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Fourth of July is tomorrow and that means cool fireworks and family parties. It’s a no brainer that everyone is going to be turning up the grill all day to celebrate. Just keep a reminder to be cautious with your grill or you might end up having to ignite a fire.

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What You Need to Know about Carbon Monoxide

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What is Carbon Monoxide (CO)? Where does it come from? How can I prevent CO Poisoning?  What should I do if I suspect I have CO Poisoning? All very important questions that home owners and even businesses should ask themselves. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “more than 400 Americans die from unintentional CO poisoning not linked to fires, more than 20,000 visit the emergency room, and more than 4,000 are hospitalized.” Luckily, there are ways to prevent this from happening.

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What Does a Power Outage Do to Your Appliances?

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Stormy weather, service work, and even that sneaky squirrel chewing on the lines can all cause power flickers, fluctuations, and of course outages.  We sit and wait, wondering “When’s the power going to come back on?”

But there’s another question that comes to mind for us and that’s “Is my home protected for when the power does come back on?”

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How Long Until My Food Goes Bad?

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Our freezer is one of our most used and  useful appliances in our households. It stores many of our food items and keeps them fresh and safe to eat over a long period of time. However, how long do some of our food items actually last in the freezer until they are not good to eat anymore? Below is a list of common foods we store in our freezer and how long they are good to eat for.

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