Archive for August, 2006

How To Make A Kid Friendly Yard

Do you have kids that love to play outside? Is your yard in need of a major overhaul so they can enjoy the space? Do you have over grown bushes or some trees that need to be cut down? How can you turn your yard around and make it kid friendly?
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How To Know Your Home Is Safe

There are many safety procedures that you need to take to ensure that your home is as safe as possible.  You will want to make sure your home is fire safe first of all.  Make sure you keep any combustible materials at least three feet away from any open flame.  Also, make sure that you test your smoke detectors at least once a month.  You can do this by pressing the test button until it beeps.  To test to see if your detector is smoke sensitive, stand near your smoke detector and light a match, then blow out the flame.  Next, hold the smoking match close to the detector.  It should go off.  You need to change the batteries in your detector at least twice a year.  The easiest way to remember this is to change them when the time changes.  Make sure you have a good fire escape plan.  Practice it regularly so that everyone in the home knows what to do and where to go.
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How To Know Your Home Is Lead Free

You have heard of lead poisoning and mainly in children. Why? What is it about lead that is making people sick? How can you know if your home is lead free? Is there something you can do to protect your family for lead poisoning? Yes, there is something you can do to make sure you home is lead free, but first let’s learn about lead.
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How To Know Your Home Is Carbon Monoxide Safe

It seems as the years pass we find more and more chemicals that can harm our families without us realizing it. It is better to be safe and make sure we are keeping these things out of our home where our kids play and laugh everyday. Our kids are the future and we all want them to grow up to be wonderful parents. Therefore, you need to know how to make sure you home is carbon monoxide safe.
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How To Raise Healthy Plants

It is very important that you raise healthy plants, whether you raise them from seeds or seedlings, you still need to take care of them appropriately.  There are several things you can do to ensure that your plants remain healthy and beautiful.
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