How To Make The Bathroom Safer For Your Elderly Parent
8 December 2014
If you have an elderly loved one, you probably worry about an accident occurring and your mom or dad getting hurt. One common area where your parent could be injured is in the bathroom, but there are ways that you can make the bathroom a whole lot safer. Follow these steps, and you shouldn't have to worry nearly as much about your parent getting hurt while in the restroom.
Install an Elderly Care Tub
Electrical Safety And Flooding
4 December 2014
If you live in an area that's prone to flooding, you need to be prepared well ahead of time for flood conditions. Many people think about emergency supplies, radios and first-aid kits, but it might not occur to them to think about electrical safety. Below are some electrical safety tips you can follow before, during and after a flood.
Before a Flood
Ensure that your home's circuit breakers have been clearly labeled well ahead of time.
Clean Your Painted Walls The Right Way
3 December 2014
A bucket of lukewarm water and your favorite cleaning solution might be your go-to cleaning method for most of the surfaces inside your home. However, this doesn't mean it's okay for your painted walls. The reality is that there is a wrong and a right way to clean painted walls. Avoiding the wrong methods will help keep your painted walls looking better, longer. Familiarizing yourself with how to clean every day, common stains from your walls should be step number one.
Stringing Up Some Decorative Lights? Don't Forget These Extension Cord Safety Precautions
3 December 2014
Do you like holiday lighting? Bright, colored lights are synonymous with celebrations, but the extension cords used during their installation can cause electrical fires or shock if not properly installed. Here are some tips and precautions to help you select and use your extension cables safely:
Determine where you are going to use an extension cable. This is because the cords are designed to withstand different risks. For example, cords marked for outdoor use are more robust and rugged than indoor wires.