Nursery Décor: A New Parent’s Guide

April 3, 2015

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There are many things to consider when planning your child’s nursery. There’s a wave of excitement to tap into when designing a room that will be your baby’s. Naturally, it should welcome them to your home and be a cute, cozy and comfortable environment. There’s no shortage of themes to choose from, but function, safety, [...]

How to Keep Your Front Entry Fun and Safe for Trick-or-Treaters

October 1, 2014

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Halloween is an exciting, fun-filled day when kids can express their creative imaginations. They can enjoy a bit of make believe, some sugary treats and a few “safe scares.” It’s the responsibility of the homeowner to ensure that trick-or-treaters are safe when approaching a home. Here are some safety tips to keep in mind when [...]

How to Design a Kid-Friendly Backyard

June 28, 2013

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One of the pleasures of having a home is the space that a backyard provides for activities with family and friends. A backyard can be a great place for kids to burn off energy, explore the outdoors, and simply relax. When children are small, care should also be taken to ensure their safety. The following [...]

Does Your House Have a Mold Problem?

January 25, 2013

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For all the concern over second-hand smoke and other toxins that confront us while we’re out in the world, indoor air pollution is something most people don’t think about. One of the chief pollutants of indoor air is mold, whose spores are inhaled with every breath we take. What is Mold? Molds are microscopic fungi that [...]

Lead-Based Paint: Keep Your Family Safe

October 12, 2012

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Lead is a metallic element found in rocks and soil virtually everywhere in the world. Tiny lead particles can be toxic if individuals inhale or swallow them. Over time, those inhaled or ingested lead particles may accumulate in blood, bones and soft tissue. The lead can cause permanent damage to the central nervous system, kidneys, [...]

Safety for Children: A Homebuyer’s Guide to Kids’ Rooms and Play Areas

October 5, 2012

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Children alter how families look at homes during the home buying process. A family with children has to consider extra bedrooms, extra bathrooms, and safe places for children to learn and play. Indoor and outdoor recreation should be fun and comfortable, while safety should always remain the highest priority. Kids’ Rooms Kids’ rooms should be [...]