Safety is a concern for everyone, especially for people with young children. The following tips will help make your home – and particularly your windows – safer for children: Use window guards on all windows above the first floor. Screens aren’t strong enough to stop a fall; they are meant to keep insects out, not to keep children in. Look for quick-release features for easy emergency exits. If it’s necessary to keep windows open for ventilation, install locks that limit the size of the opening. For sliding glass doors, apply bright stickers at a child’s eye level to alert him ...
Are Your Windows Safe Enough for the Little Ones?
April 6, 2016
Q & A: How Can I Minimize Salt Damage to My Yard?
April 1, 2016
Q. Will the salt we've used during the winter have any damaging effect on out garden plants? If so what can we do to minimalize it? A: Salt used to de-ice roads is mostly refined rock salt, which is 98.5 percent sodium chloride. Calcium chloride is less damaging to lawns and plants but is not used as often as refined rock salt because it is more expensive. Much to many homeowners dismay, wind driven salt spray from road trucks can travel up to 150 feet. This salt can cause extreme damage and salt injury to plants as well as trees ...