3 tips to make sure your rental home is safe from carbon monoxide and fire

The death of a family of fourfrom Iowa at a property in Mexico has illustrated the potentially lethal hazards when renting a home or condominium for vacation. Authorities say Kevin and Amy Sharp and their two children were found dead on March 23 after they inhaled a toxic gas in their vacation rental in Tulum. Read more about 3 tips to make sure your rental home is safe from carbon monoxide and fire[…]

Mold and Mildew

8 Ways to Mildew-Proof Your Bathroom

Choose Mildew-Resistant Paint After you enjoy a steamy shower, your bathroom walls absorb the lingering moisture, which can spur the growth mold or mildew. Choose a paint that resists mildew, or one that has a mildew-resistant additive mixed into it, to give your walls an extra measure of protection. Keep It Well Ventilated Mildew thrives in Read more about 8 Ways to Mildew-Proof Your Bathroom[…]

Spring Cleaning

How to Deep Clean Your Home Year-Round

Deep Cleaning Checklist for Your Kitchen Useful Deep Cleaning Supplies All-purpose cleaner Oven cleaner Microfiber cloths White vinegar Baking soda What to Clean Every Week Countertops: Spray down with all-purpose cleaner to keep stains and germs at bay. If you have stone countertops, use mild dish soap and water instead. Floors: All you need is Read more about How to Deep Clean Your Home Year-Round[…]

Spring Cleaning

Done With Winter? Some Things You Can Do Now to Prep Your House for Spring

Clean Rain Gutters Wind, animals, and gravity bring sticks, leaves, and other organic matter into your rain gutters, and chances are yours have accumulated their share of detritus over the winter. That’s bad news for your home: When downspouts are clogged, rainwater can spill out of your gutters and around the perimeter of your house, Read more about Done With Winter? Some Things You Can Do Now to Prep Your House for Spring[…]

Bend, Oregon

Bend sees more signs of growing economy in 2018

  Bend sees more signs of growing economy in 2018 BEND, Ore. – Last year brought a big increase in the number of new Bend business licenses, and now 2018 is starting off even stronger, according to a law firm that tracks those statistics. According to EagerLaw, there was a 9 percent increase in newly registered Read more about Bend sees more signs of growing economy in 2018[…]