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Bringing home a puppy is exciting because he becomes a new member of the family. But, raising one is hard work, so the whole family needs to pitch in and do their part. The new puppy needs to be fed, walked, bathed and more. You’ll need to make sure each family member knows his or her job to help out. Plus, you’ll want to follow a few more tips to keep your puppy...

Choosing the right house for you and your family can be a very daunting process. One thing to note, however, is that the type, style and square footage of your abode are all secondary to location. Location is the one property feature that homeowners can never alter. You can redecorate, upgrade, and add on to homes, but their locations will always remain fixed. As...

By Cary Teller If you've decided to put up security cameras for your home for the first time or are considering widening your safety net, knowing the proper way to place and angle your cameras is vital to keeping your home as safe as it can be. Not only can proper camera placement catch important details of possible crimes in your area, simply placing them properly...

By Victoria Lim It’s been known that those who long for simplicity in living space look towards Japanese culture and design for inspiration, but there are also those who admire Scandinavian functionality above all. Seemingly opposite, these two trends somehow merged together and today we have a beautiful blend of over-exaggerated and strict design trends. Where...

By Roy Rasmussen What would you do if you came home and found your house was broken into and your property stolen? For millions of Americans every year, this nightmare is a reality. In 2010, there were 2,159,878 burglaries in the United States, equivalent to nearly 700 break-ins per 100,000 people, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Most victims in...

By Craig Middleton The comfort level of your home is significantly influenced by the design of the interior setting. It's important that you decorate with the latest trends to create a modern and contemporary setting that reflects your taste. If you're looking to update your home decoration, here are a few designs to consider using this year. Marble
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By Charles MacGregor If I were to ask you to name the toxins found inside your home, you’d probably give me a pretty long list of cleaning supplies, bathroom items and other products. They’re things we see every day and use on a fairly regular basis. But what about chemicals and toxins we don’t come into contact with while we’re cleaning the bathroom or trying...

Living in areas prone to summer flooding means you must take quick action if and when flooding occurs. Why? Because all that moisture can ruin your home and your belongings. While awaiting a call back from your insurance company and maybe a visit from a professional mold mitigation company, you can get started cleaning up. Water and summer heat are breeding grounds...

By Sage Singleton We all want to keep our families as safe as possible, but home safety requirements change as your family grows and evolves. From newborns to pets, a variety of different strategies can ensure your home is as safe and accommodating as possible for your family. Here are some simple tips to help keep your family safe through every stage of life. Getting...

High insurance premiums are a reality for many consumers, but they needn’t be for all consumers. High premiums are sometimes paid for by consumers who don’t realize they’re paying for them. Other people who overpay have no idea they have the power to lower their premiums using a number of tried and true techniques. It’s not impossible to find lower car insurance...