As the summer season officially begins this month, most of the daily celebrations relate to summer foods and enjoying the vacation atmosphere of our lives. Better weather certainly raises our spirits. Given we have extra daylight, this is a chance to take a new look around the house and see with fresh eyes. Have the bushes started to grow up in front of the windows? […]
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We all know that the garage can be a scary space-the ultimate storage location for equipment for sports, gardening, car repair and storage for everything under the sun. We often believe, too, that if you put an appliance that is broken in the garage, there is a repair spirit who will come and fix it…the toaster repair version of the tooth fairy. This is really […]
There have been little door peepholes in front doors for years and now technology has made the peephole even easier. You can install a device with the screen size of a smart phone that will allow you to really see who is outside. It looks the same to the person outside but gives you a much better view to help decide if you want to […]
One of the innovations in door locks is the remote control system that allows you to lock and unlock the door with a remote control device. There is a push button code and the regular key option. There are some systems that will lock/unlock via cell phone or other home security system technology. This technology is interesting for people for whom getting to the door […]
The entrances to our homes are the first place to consider the issue of safety. Good lighting on porches or in apartment hallways is essential. Having a small bench or shelf onto which you can put your packages while you reach for your keys is a big help. (I tripped at the front door in July and gave myself a black eye on the door […]