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How to improve the air quality in your home
Posted date : Sep 23, 2009.
How to improve the air quality in your home - How to improve the air quality in your home Do not allow smoking in your home Use potted plants to remove chemical pollutants from the air Open window....   Read more...

Some Canadian Statistics…
Posted date : May 22, 2008.
Some Canadian Statistics… - In 2006:27% of households in Canada composted, as opposed to 23% in 1994.Close to six in 10 households used compact fluorescent bulbs.Close to three o....   Read more...

Weeds don’t read the paper
Posted date : Jun 06, 2007.
Weeds don’t read the paper - Once you have planted your garden, try placing wet newspapers around the stems of your foliage before you cover it with mulch. Weeds have been known t....   Read more...

Use it or Lose it?
Posted date : May 27, 2007.
Use it or Lose it? - Most household products seem to last forever. For the most part, we don’t normally find mold or slime growing in a bottle of Windex. This makes it t....   Read more...

Don't Let Your Dryer Suffer a Burn Out!
Posted date : May 23, 2007.
Don't Let Your Dryer Suffer a Burn Out! - One of our loyal readers wrote in and shared her wisdom in the art of drying clothes. Simply removing the lint from the mesh catcher in your clothes d....   Read more...

Tips to Make Moving Easy
Posted date : May 16, 2007.
Tips to Make Moving Easy - Moving is a tiresome task. Finding a reliable mover, however, can help lift some of the weight from your shoulders – literally! When looking for a m....   Read more...

Fast Facts about House Fires
Posted date : May 15, 2007.
Fast Facts about House Fires - 26% of fires originate in the kitchen; 23% originate in the garage 75% of house fires occur on the ground floor Between 60% and 65% of fire fata....   Read more...

Flower Power
Posted date : Apr 05, 2007.
Flower Power - In order to extend the life of cut flowers, try adding Listerine mouthwash to the water. The ratio should be about 2 ounces of mouthwash to 1 gallon o....   Read more...

Slugs and Snails
Posted date : Apr 05, 2007.
Slugs and Snails - Are these pesky creepy crawlers infiltrating your garden?Try these "home made" methods for keeping the population down.Wood Ashes! Snails and Slugs ha....   Read more...

Rose's Favorite Food
Posted date : Apr 05, 2007.
Rose's Favorite Food - Want your roses to be happy and well nourished? Try burying an old brown banana at the base of your rose bush. Throughout the season, place peels on t....   Read more...

Bug Off!
Posted date : Mar 08, 2007.
Bug Off! - With the warm summer months fast approaching, so are the summer bugs. When the bugs start to really bug you, here are a few tips to keep them away:To ....   Read more...

Making Your Home Safer
Posted date : Mar 03, 2007.
Making Your Home Safer - The Home Adaptations for Seniors Independence Program is affording seniors greater mobility with grants of up to $2,500 for home adaptations. You can ....   Read more...

Most Live at Home
Posted date : Mar 01, 2007.
Most Live at Home - The vast majority of seniors live at home. In fact, in 1996, 93% of all people aged 65 and older lived in a private household. Fifty eight per cent of....   Read more...