Celebrate Fire Prevention Day

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Celebrate Fire Prevention Day at the Fort Lauderdale Museum of Discovery and Science this Saturday, October 25, from 12-4pm. YMCA Fire Prevention: Cool down with the YMCA with several hands-on activities for everyone in the family to learn the best in fire prevention practices. Side-by-Side House Burn: Watch what happens when we set a house on fire with no fire protection compared to one with proper protection. Take photos with the Fort Lauderdale Fire Department fire trucks and EMS vehicles used by some of Fort Lauderdale’s finest firefighters. American Red Cross in Association with Steve … [Continue reading]

Common Home Maintenance Myths… Busted

Keeping your house in tip-top shape can be a challenge. Add in the many myths and misconceptions floating around online and it’s easy to become mixed up with home maintenance musts. We’ve busted 10 of the most common home maintenance myths to help keep your home and your family safe, and save you money along the way. Myth 1: Throw a lemon wedge in your disposal to keep it clean. Lemon smells zesty and delightful, but has little impact on the cleanliness of your disposal. Baking soda and vinegar do a better job of washing away gunky buildup. Myth 2: Closing air vents in unused rooms saves … [Continue reading]