Top Laundry Tips to Treat Common Summer Stains
What Those Living With Asthma Can Do to Manage Their Condition
(StatePoint) Summer living can make your family’s clothing vulnerable to stains, splatters and more, even if you are spending more time at home these days. But it’s possible to restore your family’s clothing to like-new condition every time laundry day rolls around with these tips and strategies:
Backyard Living: Perfecting Your Next Ribeye Steak
(StatePoint) Asthma is a lung disease that makes breathing difficult for over 24 million Americans. While there is no cure, proper management can help those that live with asthma lead a normal, healthy life.
Top Tips to Mow Like a Pro
(StatePoint) Besides a great looking lawn, nothing showcases the backyard quite like a cookout. But anything worth doing is worth doing right. So when it comes to grilling your next ribeye steak, take a cue from world class chefs who are all turning up the heat.
5 Interesting Things You May Not Know About the Peace Corps
(StatePoint) If you’re a homeowner who already has a nice lawn but you are looking to take its appearance to the next level, striping is a quick and easy way to do it, according to experts.
Take Steps to Protect Your Skin While Working in the Yard
(StatePoint) A lot has changed about the world since the Peace Corps was founded nearly six decades ago, but its mission remains the same: to promote world peace and friendship between Americans and people around the world. Established 59 years ago, the agency and former volunteers nationwide recently celebrated its anniversary.
Make the Backyard a Destination for Family Fun
(StatePoint) Do you spend summer days outdoors mowing the lawn, tending to the garden and working on the house? Here are a few steps you can take to help you care for and protect your skin as you complete your seasonal chores:
How Families and Communities Can Prepare for Natural Disasters
(StatePoint) With many events canceled and public venues closed, the backyard is likely going to be the new hot spot destination for families nationwide. But staying home doesn’t have to be boring. Using these tips, you can put together an afternoon of sunshine and fun, right in your own backyard.
Top Tips for Safe HVACR Maintenance
(StatePoint) Natural disasters are increasing in severity and frequency. However, studies show that advance planning can keep individuals healthier and safer and support faster recovery for communities. And one of the most effective ways to prepare is by enforcing up-to-date building codes.
Is Your Technology Doing Enough to Improve Your Life?
(StatePoint) There’s a lot of uncertainty about some aspects of life today. However, the importance of proper heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) installation and maintenance is a constant for homeowners, especially for those who have been spending a lot more time at home lately.
Play Safe at Home With a Fun-Filled Family Staycation
(StatePoint) Whether you’re at home relaxing or an adventure, you can use your technology to optimize the experience. Here are five ways to harness your gadgets, apps and more to improve your life:
5 Great Ways to Go Green
(StatePoint) Staying at home and practicing social distancing can feel more challenging as the weather warms and the itch for family fun at the beach becomes stronger. However, being socially responsible does not mean you need to put the fun on hold.
Tips to Safely Combat Home Bug Invasions
(StatePoint) Want to go green while practicing social distancing? Here are a few ideas to consider:
Top Tips to Plant, Grow and Care for a Container Garden
(StatePoint) Thanks to an unusually warm, wet winter, experts predict that Americans will face an extra buggy summer.
Do's and Don'ts of Outdoor Fuel Use
(StatePoint) Container gardens are a viable and popular cultivation option, especially for those who have limited sun-exposed spaces or are looking to start small and learn the basics of gardening.
Fun Outdoor Activities for the Family this Spring
(StatePoint) With stay-at-home measures in place, you may find yourself with extra time for getting a jumpstart on outdoor seasonal chores.
Tips to Manage Weather-Related Aches and Pains
(StatePoint) The sun is shining, flowers are blooming, and you’re probably ready to get outside. Spring offers new opportunities for outdoor fun for the entire family. In fact, it is the perfect time to create a bucket list of warm weather activities for the season ahead.
Are Your ‘Recyclable’ Products Actually Recyclable?
(StatePoint) While research on how weather affects a person’s pain levels is inconclusive, many people swear that the pain in their joints or ache “in their bones” can predict rainy or chilly weather ahead. The general theory is that this is caused by changes in temperature and barometric pressure.
How You Can Help Protect Wild Birds in Your Yard
(StatePoint) If you’re like many people, you feel good when you are able to toss items into the recycling bin instead of the trash. But a new report suggests that many of those “recyclable” labels on your products may be misleading, and that much of what you believe will be processed and used again is actually sent to a landfill or incinerator.
Proper Pruning is All About the Right Tools
(StatePoint) You may not think about it often, but wild birds use your lawn as a rest stop and place to call home. As you spruce up your lawn and garden for the season, there are simple steps you can take to protect them and help them thrive.
How to Extend Your Living Area to Outdoor Spaces
(StatePoint) If you are like most homeowners, you need to prune trees, shrubs, bushes and other plants in your yard from time to time. But do you know which tool is best suited for each particular job? Experts say that choosing tools wisely is key to maximizing beauty, and minimizing damage to plants.
Taking a Top Down Approach to Home Exterior Updates
(StatePoint) When warmer weather arrives, it’s all about spending time in your home’s outdoor spaces. Here are a few new ideas for transforming your porch, deck or yard into an oasis of relaxation.
Safe Fuel Containers -- Your Link to Seasonal Chores
(StatePoint) Whether you want to boost the beauty of your home for your own enjoyment or you’re looking to sell in the near future, experts recommend taking a top-down approach to evaluate the outside of your home.
(StatePoint) People are heading outdoors to prep lawns and gardens for the season and get their families ready for warmer weather. What’s the key common denominator for most of these activities?