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Does Your Home Contain Lead Paint?

About 40 percent of homes in the United States contain lead-based paint, which was banned in 1978. The older the home, the more likely it contains lead. Watch this video to learn more.


Video by Bruce Snow

Is Technology Harming My Child's Eyes?

From the moment they wake up, kids are surrounded by screens.  Whether they’re at home or at school, they’re staring at computers or tablets, smartphones or smart boards and now, many parents are worried about how that screen time might impair their child’s vision.

Making the Switch to USB Outlets

The more electronic gadgets we use, the more charging space we need. If the people in your home are fighting over space, consider converting your wall outlets to usb outlets. Not familiar with the process? An electrician answers top questions about usb outlets.

Contractor Complaints? Survey says you're not alone

Bad service from a contractor isn’t something homeowners have to deal with. Raise the bar on customer service. Speak up if you’re having problems with your contractor, and make your service contract work for you. 

Steer clear of lawn mower dangers

Mowing your lawn doesn't seem like it could turn into a DIY disaster. Check out this article about other homeowners whose projects turned into disasters. Last year, more than 300-thousand people were treated for lawn mower-related injuries according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.



Wreck a car? 5 tips to find the best body shop

Dealing with damage after a car crash can be overwhelming, but finding the right professionals for your car repair can make the process easier. Watch the video to see the experts share 5 tips on how to find a reputable auto body shop. 

Poison Ivy: How to identify and remove it safely

Poison ivy, poison oak, or poison sumac could be lurking in your yard. How can you remove it safely? Are there professionals you can hire for poison ivy removal? Follow this advice for dealing with these poisonous plant invaders.

Window treatments can help you keep cool and reduce energy costs

Window blinds, drapes and awnings can help you save money on cooling costs. When installed properly, window treatments are not only attractive, but they are also beneficial. Find the right window treatments for your home to start saving money now.

Is it better to paint or stain a wood deck?

If your wood deck needs updating, you might wonder whether you should paint or stain it. Find out why experts say staining is often the better choice.


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