Garden Guide: Enjoy holiday plants all year
Remove the plastic protective covering when you get home. Plants left covered deteriorate quickly ... Try re-bagging your trash can with bags that help neutralize odors. Be a garbage disposal Guru: Look for products designed specifically ...
Handyman tricks for the holiday or any season
How to fix outlets and switches that are broken or damaged. How to clear a garbage disposal that hasn't moved in years. How to repair hardwood floors with scratches. Here are the fixes and they are pretty easy.
Home Help: Proper maintenance keeps homes warm
Avoid using your garbage disposal if you're on a septic system. - Drain sediment from water heater tank according to manufacturer's recommendations. - If you aren't familiar, locate your master valve so you can quickly turn your home's water off if a line breaks.
Home Help: A guest-friendly home is easier than you think
One of the many exciting and sometimes stressful parts of the holiday season is entertaining at home with friends and family ... sink area is cleared of all food prep materials. If your garbage disposal has an odor, your guests will be sure to notice.
Conflicting tests results highlight need for study
Alaskans have been repeatedly assured by industry and the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation that coal ash is a nontoxic substance that is safe to use throughout the community and at home, even in garden soil. However, most of these claims ...