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(Family Features) To be prepared in any situation, planning ahead is critical. Engine-driven portable generators are intended for multiple uses and designed for portability. When utility power is unavailable due to extreme weather, portable generators become a useful source of temporary or remote electric power.

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Sunday 09/21/2014
Keep Family Safe from Home's Hidden Hazards
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) In the U.S. alone, approximately 60 million people suffer from asthma and allergies, which according to the American Lung Association can be triggered by mold for those who are allergic. As a responsible homeowner, it's essential to be aware of the many threats, such as mold and fire, which may cause harm to your family and your investment.

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Tips to Keep Your Family Safe
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) Portable generators are useful when temporary or remote electric power is needed, but if used incorrectly, they can cause harm to you and your family.

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Make Your Home Smarter
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) With apps that offer comfort, convenience and security, homeowners are getting more out of their smartphones to make their homes better, smarter places to live. Smart home apps such as those from Nest are expected to link various home devices together to bring peace of mind, control and even energy savings to our lives.

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Tips for a Clean, Guest-Ready Home
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) Now is the season for enjoying backyard BBQs and poolside parties with friends and family - not being trapped in the house for pre- and post-party cleaning. With a little planning, you can minimize time spent on daily chores and maximize time spent soaking up the sun and creating memories with guests.

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Why Emergency Preparedness Matters
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) Preparing for an unexpected emergency, especially one brought on by severe weather, is one of the most important ways you can protect your home and family. Proactively addressing storm-related issues ranging from property damage to power outages can minimize a potentially disastrous situation.

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Lawn Care Tips for Fall
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 1:32 am

(Family Features) Taking time in the fall to prepare your lawn for the colder months ahead will pay dividends come spring and allow you to enjoy lusher, greener grass when temperatures rise again. 

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Thursday 09/18/2014
Mantel Masterpiece
Updated: September 19, 2014 - 1:34 am

(NAPSI)—The mantel is such a great focal point in any living room or family room but, often, it gets special treatment only during the holidays. Here are some new ideas to transform your mantel (or windowsill, bookshelf or coffee table) all year round.

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Keep Warm, Keep Safe
Updated: September 19, 2014 - 1:34 am

(NAPSI)—As autumn approaches, many people are looking forward to a break from the summer heat. However, soon that relief may turn chilly and your reliance on heating equipment will increase. The Electrical Safety Foundation International wants you to be aware of the risks associated with heating equipment and follow a few simple steps to help reduce your risk of a home fire.

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