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Memorial Day BBQ Safety Tips

Even though it looks to be raining over the Memorial Day Weekend in Oregon. BBQ safety is still a good thing to practice when grilling it up for your family or friends. Here are some great tips to keep safe and still have a great time on the grill. Memorial Day BBQ Safety Tips 1. Fire Fire is the most destructive force in the universe and you are inviting it into your backyard for a little cookout. First thing you need is a fire extinguisher. Next you need to know your fire and know how to control it. Every year grills and smokers cause thousands of fires, hundreds of injuries, dozens of deaths and millions of dollars in damage. You need to know how to cut...

Spring Time Electrical Tips

SPRINGTIME is a great time for yard work, swimming and many other outdoor activities. No matter what's on your agenda, electrical safety should be an important part of your plans. Tucson Electric Power offers 10 spring time electrical tips to help you play it safe around electricity when you're outdoors this spring. 1. Always keep power cords and electrical equipment away from water or other wet areas. 2. Look up and look out for overhead power lines. Be sure you're aware of any nearby lines before you climb a ladder or extend the handle of a pool-cleaning tool. 3. Call before you dig. 4. Keep materials, tools and all parts of your body at least 15 feet away from any overhead power lines at all...

Spring Time Plumbing Tips

Spring Time is officially here in the Northwest Region! Here are some great spring time plumbing tips from LOVETT! Kitchen/Bathrooms: -Check faucets for drips or leaks. Make repairs to save water. -Ensure that all drains have strainers to prevent hair and other debris from entering the drain lines. -Inspect tank and bowl for cracks or leaks. General Tips: -Check pipes under the sinks and cabinets to make sure that there are no leaks. -Install flood alarms to ensure that you will know if a flood happens. CLICK FOR LINK -If your home uses a sump-pump make sure that is works correctly. Outside: -Time to clean you gutters!! If you have debris, leaves or other such items now is the time to get those cleaned out...

Winter Home Heating Tips

With the winter weather here saving money on your heating bill can sure help out the pocket book. With it being just after christmas and taxes due right around the corner now is a great time to check your homes energy conservation level. ABC news wrote a great article on tips to save money and keep the heat in your house! Click below to check out the article!   Click here to read the ABC News Article!