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When Was The Last Time You Changed Your Furnace Filters? »

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28, 2018 ON ABC 10 Everyone knows they are supposed to change their furnace filter. But many of us don’t know the basic facts about furnace filters, including when to change them and how to select a replacement filter. 

Chemical-Free Cleaning With E-Cloths »

SUNDAY, JANUARY 14, 2017 ON ABC 10 It is possible to keep your home clean and healthy using just the e-cloth and water, which means no more cleaning chemicals. The best microfiber cloths on the market have between 90,000 and 200,000 fibers per square inch. The e-cloths have over 3 million fibers per inch.

Smoke Alarms and Carbon Monoxide Detectors »

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2017 ON ABC 10 The National Fire Protection Association reports that while 96 per cent of US homes have smoke alarms, 70 percent of home fire deaths occur where there is no working alarm. To protect your family, make sure you have working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

Holiday Light Safety Tips »

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2017 ON ABC 10 As the holidays near, we scramble to buy the perfect gifts, decorate the house and plan parties and get-togethers. It all starts with pulling out tangled lights and tree decorations from storage. In the rush, however, many of us abandon our sense of safety. So, follow these tips during decorating for a safe holiday.

Clean and Polish Hardwood, Stone, Tile and Laminate Floors »

NOVEMBER 26, 2017 ON ABC 10 Daily dry mopping and spot cleaning are great ways to clean and polish hardwood, stone, tile and laminate floors, but they will eventually need a refresh or even refinishing.

Improve Water Flow in the Sink and Shower »

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2017 ON ABC 10 If you’re not satisfied with the water flow that your shower head delivers, there are ways that you can fix the problem on your own. Here are tips to improve water flow in your sink and shower.

Water Heater Safety Tips »

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2017 ON ABC 10 We all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and while we commute. A common problem in the home during an earthquake is your water heater and gas appliance lines.

Fire Prevention and Safety Information

Fire Prevention and Safety Information »

September is National Preparedness Month, which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and while we commute. Today we’ll talk fire prevention and safety information.

Build Your Emergency Preparedness Kits »

<<< SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2017 on ABC 10 >>> September is National Preparedness Month which serves as a reminder that we all must take action to prepare, now and throughout the year, for the types of emergencies that could affect us where we live, work, and while we commute.

Repairing a Torn Window Screen – Easy Home Repairs

Repairing a Torn Window Screen – Easy Home Repairs »

A quick and easy do it yourself home project is repairing a torn window screen. For a small hole or tear you can use a self-adhesive patch available from your neighborhood Ace Hardware store.  But, for a larger tear, you’ll need to re-screen the frame. 

Fixing A Running Toilet »

<<< SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 2017 on ABC 10 >>> One of the most common and annoying problems with your toilet is the simplest to fix yourself.  It’s often referred to as a “running” toilet. If your toilet is “running” or continuously in refill mode, it is a very easy do it yourself project.