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Tuesday, June 27, 2017 The Electric Utility Disclaimer When it comes to power quality, most homeowners assume that the electric utility is providing clean, conditioned power for all of the hard-wired appliances and portable devices plugged into their receptacles. READ MORE >>
Friday, June 23, 2017 Now that we are in the prime gardening and landscaping season, you have probably started mowing more frequently, the bushes have begun to fill in, and have made some new additions to your landscape or tools. As you primp and prune, you’ll also want to consider how to protect your lawn equipment from theft. READ MORE >>
Thursday, June 22, 2017 When you think about the costs of owning a car, what do you think of - the gas, maintenance or maybe insurance? Actually, depreciation is often one of the larger expenses of car ownership. According to U.S. News & World Report, new vehicles lose value at an average decline of 15-25 percent each year during the first five years. READ MORE >>
Friday, May 26, 2017 Long daylight hours and better driving conditions may lull drivers into a false sense of safety during summer months, according to a new survey conducted by Michelin for National Tire Safety Week (May 28‒June 3). READ MORE >>
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 From 2009-2014, 66 percent of playground equipment accidents occurred at home. Now that springtime is here, playground season is in full swing. Are the kids in the backyard and at the local playground safe? The U.S. READ MORE >>
Monday, May 22, 2017 Recent reports show that despite big advancements in safety, there’s been a surprising uptick in auto fatalities. Now, another report from the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) shows that pedestrian fatalities are also on the rise. READ MORE >>
Sunday, May 21, 2017 You may be the kind of person who fires up the grill all year long at tailgating parties, or maybe you wait for a warm summer day and a backyard full of friends before you put on your apron. Either way, grilling can be one of life’s simple pleasures. READ MORE >>
Thursday, May 18, 2017 With the warmer temps, more bikes will be hitting the road, and longer trips are being planned. If you haven’t already, now’s a good time to do some spring maintenance on your bike since it might have been sitting for a while. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
A quickly spreading ransomware attack that affected more than 200,000 computers globally seems to have slowed its spread, although most security experts expect a quick resurgence in a new form.
Businesses and computer users around the world were confronted with a message on their screen st... READ MORE >>
Friday, May 12, 2017 You may emit a long and belabored groan at the thought of moving. Or you may find moving as an opportunity to declutter and start fresh in a new place. Either way you look at it, your couch isn’t going to move itself. Consider these five helpful tips to take the first step toward your relocation. READ MORE >>