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Great Ways to Enjoy Your Garden in the Evening

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 22, 2014

Summer’s here, and hopefully your yard (or balcony) is abloom. Enjoy the colorful beauty of your flowers and plants in the sunshine, but don’t forget that evenings in the...


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Power Failure! How Long Will Your Food Stay Good?

Posted by Laura Firszt | Jun 10, 2014

Electrical outages have become much more common in the US over the past two decades. Summer storms and winter freezes are both capable of knocking out local power for hours or even...


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In Praise of Freestanding Kitchen Stoves

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 27, 2014

Designer kitchens, as depicted in recent years via the Internet and glossy decorating magazines, almost invariably feature separate cooktops and wall ovens. Interestingly, though, Consumer...


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Take Fast Action when Water Damage Occurs

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 22, 2014

Water from flooding or plumbing problems can be a very destructive force in your home. Be prepared for a possible emergency scenario so that you can act quickly should water damage...


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Vertical Gardens Offer More than Just Space Saving

Posted by Laura Firszt | May 20, 2014

Gardens that grow vertically rather than spreading across the landscape are all the rage among urban gardening fans these days. Their popularity is due in large part to the fact that...