While Florida’s winters remain mild when compared to other parts of the country, we still need to perform seasonal due diligence around the house. This usually means checking the seals around our windows and doors and changing the filters in our furnaces. It also means taking a few additional steps when it comes to home
A burglary can happen quicker than you might imagine. Studies indicate that burglars spend less than one minute breaking into your home. That’s fast! Once inside, they will generally spend less than ten minutes looting your belongings before they are out again. Since they have very little time inside a home, most burglars have an
Around this time of year, there is a lot of talk about holiday spirit: which is generally accepted as a jovial outlook and goodwill toward others. However it can also be an incredibly stressful time of year. You may find yourself with a hectic schedule as you add planning trips, coordinating school events, and holiday
The fall season brings more than the promise of cooler weather, hot cider, and the anticipation of the holidays. With the arrival of autumn comes the time to do a little maintenance around your home. Once you fall into it, these small chores will let you enjoy the end of the year without worry! Fall
When should you change your locks? Not as often as scary movie stars would have you believe. While locks are the most basic aspect of home security and the first line of defense against potential intruders, you don’t need to change them as often as you would other home maintenance items, like light bulbs or
Everyone’s favorite red, white, and blue holiday has arrived, and patriots and summer fun lovers everywhere are getting ready to celebrate! “Safety” is truly the buzzword this Fourth of July. From fireworks to food handling and the need to socially distance, there’s plenty to think about when it comes to holiday safety. Consider these
Home invasion can happen to anyone, but some houses are more likely targets than others. A home that is conspicuously equipped with a security system, as well as good lighting and solid locks, is one intruders will avoid. If you should discover someone is in your home, however, here is what you need to do.
Have you ever wished you had a superpower that allowed you to be more than one place at a time? That way, you could work, run errands, and keep an eye on your home.
Holiday vacations take us to interesting locales and reunite us with our friends and family, giving us the chance to create new memories that will last forever. They also leave us with the dilemma of how to handle an empty home while we are gone. You can take a few simple steps to increase your
Providing care and comfort to aging or ill family members is an act of love. Whether it was planned or due to unexpected circumstances, the daily care of a loved one is both a privilege and a heavy burden.