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SUMMER HOME UPDATES: PROJECTS TO ENHANCE YOUR SPACE THIS SEASON

April 30, 2016

Warmer weather is here, and that means it's time to tackle the tasks you've been putting off. Is your home in need of a seasonal overhaul? You're not alone -- according to the American Cleaning Institute, seventy-two percent of households spring clean every year. Get your home in shape with these easy tips and prepare to enjoy the warmer months to come… Read More

A CLEANER ENVIRONMENT STARTS AT YOUR KITCHEN SINK

March 07, 2016

According to the EPA, food is the largest single source of waste in U.S. landfills and incinerators, making up more than 20 percent of the country’s garbage. Americans are dumping more food waste into landfills than ever before, and the latest figures are staggering: we’re putting 35 million tons into the ground each year – that’s 50 percent more waste than we generated a quarter of a century ago… Read More

HELPFUL HINTS TO HELP MAKE RESOLUTIONS STICK

December 30, 2015

For nearly half of the American population, the New Year means new beginnings and new resolutions. And while we set out with the best of intentions, the truth is that only eight percent of us are successful at achieving our New Year's goals. If your resolution in 2016 is to spend less and save more, with just a few tips and preparation, you can set yourself up to be the exception to the rule… Read More

TRANSFORM YOUR HOME TODAY TO STAY SAFE TOMORROW

December 15, 2015

While many can only dream of the day they'll retire, for Baby Boomers, that dream is quickly becoming a reality. By the year 2030, approximately 20 percent of Americans are expected to be age 65 or older, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But retirement doesn't necessarily mean relocating to a senior community. More and more, adults choose to "age in place," remaining in their current home, even after retirement. Here are a few ways to add extra convenience today -- and ensure a safe home in the future… Read More

RESOLVE TO CUT CLUTTER:QUICK AND EASY WAYS TO BRING ORDER TO THE KITCHEN

December 09, 2015

The kitchen may be the heart of the home, but it's also home to a lot of clutter. From food and utensils to small appliances and phone chargers, the kitchen is the second most-cluttered room in the house. But, that doesn't mean getting organized has to be difficult or even complicated. Make it one of your New Year's resolutions to bring order to the kitchen with these easy tips… Read More

WINTERIZE YOUR WALLET: FOUR MAINTENANCE PROJECTS TO SAVE MONEY AND PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR WINTER

November 13, 2015

Cooler temperatures signal it's time to switch gears and prepare your home for the approaching winter. A few modifications can go a long way -- here are five key projects to winterize your abode, help you stay warm and save money this coming season and beyond… Read More

SCHOOL RENOVATIONS 101

October 15, 2015

While students and teachers took the summer off, facility owners and maintenance crews were busy making repairs and improvements. But, the work doesn't stop now that school's back in session -- it's a year-round effort to ensure educational buildings are in tip-top shape, which means much more than making buildings functional. Facility owners are interested in renovations that will help save money and increase student enrollment. Let's explore three essential areas to focus school time and resources… Read More

PREP YOUR HOME FOR A STRESS-FREE HOLIDAY

October 15, 2015

'Tis the season for house guests! Nearly 99 million Americans are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home during the holiday season.* So, how do you ensure it's the most wonderful time of the year for guests and hosts, alike? Don't wait until the last minute to tidy up; instead, prepare your home with these five helpful tips… Read More

SIX EASY NAPTIME PROJECTS

September 23, 2015

If you’re a mom, the to-do list is never-ending. From cooking to doing laundry and hosting playdates, it can be tough to find time to read a magazine, let alone make updates to your home. So, when might you have a few moments without the kiddos around? Naptime… Read More

TECHNOLOGY FLOWS INTO COMMERCIAL RESTROOMS

September 17, 2015

In the United States one in six people – or nearly 57 million Americans* – have a disability. Luckily, in 1990 these citizens' lives were greatly impacted when one of the most comprehensive pieces of civil rights legislation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was introduced, prohibiting discrimination and guaranteeing that people with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else to participate in the mainstream of American life… Read More

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