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Saggy Cushions

Saggy Cushions

Sagging sofa cushions is a common problem with most sofas. Learning how to fix this and improve the look of your sofa is not as difficult as you may think! If you like to do-it-yourself, here are some tips on how to fix the sagging cushions ourselves. Step 1 – Examine the Base of the…

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Vacuuming 101

Vacuuming 101

Vacuuming is one task that everyone has to do, but no one truly enjoys doing it. Proper vacuuming is the easiest and most effective way to keep your carpet clean. Regular vacuuming can also have the largest impact on the air you breathe. To get the most out of your vacuuming regime, remember these few…

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Winter Driving

Winter Driving

Living in Northwest Indiana, we know  snow, slush, and freezing rain are all par for the course when winter arrives. When it hits, severe weather can be both frightening and dangerous for automobile travel. Motorists should know the safety rules for dealing with winter road emergencies. AAA offers some great tips on how motorists can be cautious…

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Driving on Black Ice

Driving on Black Ice

Winter driving isn’t only about dealing with snow – ice on the road is a real threat! Black ice, in particular, is dangerous because it’s hard to see. You can protect yourself by understanding and knowing how to deal with this winter issue.   Understand that black ice is like regular ice. It is a…

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Storing Holiday Decorations

Storing Holiday Decorations

Decorating for the holiday season is something many people enjoy doing. But when the holiday is over, and we take a look at those decorations we pulled out, we remember how much we dislike putting everything away. Storing holiday decorations doesn’t have to be a chore.   Here are some tips to help preserver your…

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Top 10 Resolutions

Top 10 Resolutions

2015 is just a week away and many will make those good ole resolutions. Most of us make individual resolutions but let’s face it – those are so easy to give up on. Instead of making resolutions that we will kick ourselves for not getting done, let’s make some resolutions for the whole family! Here’s a…

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The Facts about Mold

The Facts about Mold

When someone hears the word “mold”, they instantly begin to fear for the worst and assume it is a major problem. Although mold can be a serious problem if it is left to grow, let’s go over some of the facts. What is mold? The term “mold” is a colloquial term for a group of…

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Getting Rid of Static Cling

Getting Rid of Static Cling

12 Hacks to Get Static Cling Out of Your Clothes Chunky sweaters, flannel scarves, cozy tights – there are plenty of fashionable winter wardrobe staples, but static cling isn’t one of them! Zap electrical charges from your outfit with these simple tips. In the wash: • Add 1/2 cup of baking soda to your laundry detergent….

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Teacher Gifts

Teacher Gifts

Christmas is just a week away and many are still looking for the perfect gift! If that perfect gift includes one for your child’s teacher, we have helped to make that process a little bit easier! We’ve gone straight to the source and asked teachers what their favorite gifts are. Here’s a list of the…

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Christmas Tree Fire Safety

Christmas Tree Fire Safety

  As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart! A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly. The National Fire Protection Agency has put together some great tips to keep us all safe this holiday season.   PICKING THE TREE – Choose a tree with fresh,…

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