What’s Best for Warmth?

November 26th, 2019

Sweater weather will soon turn to the season of snow and ice – and that means we’ll all be looking for extra warmth. A wood stove can make a real difference in keeping your home warm and cozy.  Which wood stove is best? There are many styles, but your first consideration should be what kind of fuel you will want to use Read More...

Snowed In?

March 13th, 2019

School-closing snow days are here.  Are you ready to keep your kids busy while keeping your sanity intact?  If the weather is too frightful for them to play outside, make it a fun, stress-free day inside with some boredom-busting ideas from Mommy Poppins and Accuweather.  With a little wax paper and a carpet, you can create an indoor ice-skating pond Read More...

When You Can’t Say No to Snow

January 10th, 2018

When the weather outside is frightful, and the white stuff is piling up, you know a snow shoveling workout is in your future. To keep your chore from turning into an injury, it’s a good idea to bone up on the science of shoveling! For a seemingly simple task, there’s actually a lot to learn, from shovel design and materials, to pushing vs Read More...

Brrrrrrr! Is Your Home Winter Ready?

January 17th, 2017

Our area has already experienced the Polar Vortex, and predictions are that we’ll be seeing extreme cold this winter. So, now’s a good time to think ahead to how you can help your home handle the deep freeze. From avoiding – or thawing – frozen pipes, to safeguarding fire places, chimneys and furnaces, and keeping steps and walkways ice free, this home cold weather checklist from Today’s Homeowner can help you prepare Read More...