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Stopping on Ice: To Pump or Not to Pump?

On ice and snow-covered roads, it’s more important than ever to understand the basics of safe driving. Smart winter travel planning, reliable tires and regular vehicle maintenance all go a long way to keeping you safe on the road. Related: 8 Things Your Car Needs in Winter But when it comes to driving on ice, there are still some common misconceptions. You might hear conflicting... Read Article

How NOT to Drive in Winter Weather

Winter driving has its challenges. But throw an inexperienced — or inconsiderate — driver into the mix, and your daily commute can get much more difficult.  It’s always aggravating when other drivers put you at risk. Getting stuck behind a driver who is spinning their tires or not paying attention isn’t just annoying… it’s dangerous.  Related: The 7 Biggest Winter Driving Myths, Debunked Winter driving... Read Article

Protecting Your Home Through The Seasons

Blazing sun, sub-zero temperatures, or any extreme weather conditions can wreak havoc on your home. Seasonal maintenance can go a long way toward preserving the condition of your home. The following are home maintenance checklists for winter, spring, summer, and fall. Winter Home Maintenance Vacuum HVAC registers to remove dust and debris. Flush out water heater to remove built-up sediment. Clean refrigerator coils. Check caulking... Read Article

7 Tips to Help Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

As the year winds down, people will be making New Year’s resolutions—and lots of them. This year, many Americans will make a New Year’s resolution to get fit, stop smoking, learn French, stress less and onward and so on.  And yet… Anyone who has witnessed a crowded January gym slow to a trickle by February knows that many resolutions just don’t stick. Some studies have... Read Article

14 Little Secrets for Hosting a Houseguest

In truth, there isn’t a special secret to being the perfect host. Your generous hospitality and kind heart are what make your home welcoming – and make your guests excited to visit. Still, a few simple comforts go a long way. Whether you’re inviting some old friends, family or (deep breath!) the in-laws, here are a few thoughtful touches to help your guests feel extra... Read Article