The Home Medic Show
Guidance to help you keep your money in your wallet and your family out of the hospital.
A healthy lawn and smaller bills are attainable. You can save money and water, and keep things that grow outside your home – not in the living area
Got a wood fireplace? Wood is awesome because it not only warms you when you’re burning it – it warms you when you’re chopping the stuff as well. But as they say in the info-mercials: “Wait – there’s more”. Burning wood not only warms your bones, but it also warms the critters living in the wood. Set a log on fire and you may just see what has been living in there – unless it’s already escaped into your living room. Spiders, ants, termites – the list of guests brought into your home from wood piles could be endless.
There are any number of ways that wiring & plugs in your home may be improper or unsafe. Learn what to look for and what to do when things are wrong
Got a gas fireplace? Many of us do. They provide better safety than the old wood burners, more convenience, and you don’t have to chop wood or bring in spiders. But for all their advantages, gas burners can still have their issues. Unprotected or inadequately protected gas fireplaces can be a great start spot for children to burn your home down. And if it’s not that, then flue issues can result in poisoning of the air.
Got a furnace? You could also have carbon monoxide issues. If the furnace isn’t right your family will be at risk. Learn what to watch out for and what to do. Learn about furnace safety – before you wish you had known.
It’s August, and your family is dripping sweat. The mattresses smell like a boy’s gym, and the dog smells better than the living room couch. You’ve been thinking it might be time to invest in a cooling system. What should you get? What works best for the area you’re in? Maybe you already have a […]