8 Ways to Prepare Your Fireplace for Use

8 Ways to Prepare Your Fireplace for Use

There’s nothing cozier than a warm fire on a chilly night. A fireplace is an additional heat source that helps reduce energy costs. But before you light that first fire, take steps to prepare your fireplace for use to keep your home and family safe. 1. Prepare...
7 Ways to Make Your Deck Safer

7 Ways to Make Your Deck Safer

The deck is your outdoor living space for grilling, relaxing, and hanging out with friends. In the summer months, your deck may be the main gathering place for your family. If kids and pets are on the deck, you need to take certain precautions. Deck safety can mean...