At Home Hacks

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By Lauren Kolacki In our fast pace, jam packed lifestyles, we struggle to find the time to accomplish all of our necessary everyday tasks. To have the energy to go above and beyond that list…not many of us do. Quick life hacks are what our society lives for and we have accumulated a few to … Continued

Carpet Cleaning Improves Health at Home

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By Lauren Kolacki A good carpet cleaning can improve the appearance of your home, but the most valuable benefit from the process is improving you and your family’s health. According to the American Lung Association, if members of your household suffer from conditions that can affect their breathing, such as snoring or asthma, it’s especially … Continued

Ask the Expert

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James Russo, Lawrenceville Home Improvement James is one of the owners of Lawrenceville Home Improvement, a family owned and operated exterior remodeling company focusing on replacement windows, doors and siding. Serving Mercer county since 1952, Lawrenceville Home Improvement has earned a reputation throughout the years for providing high-quality products with stellar installation, but what has … Continued

How to Fold Clothes to Save Space

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If you are anything like me, you have way more clothes than you do space. I am always looking for a way to consolidate without it becoming a huge unorganized mess. Fortunately, we have discovered the most efficient way to fold clothes that utilizes the least amount of space. T-shirt 1. Fold in half lengthwise … Continued

The Do’s and Dont’s of Your Septic System

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Learn these simple steps to protect your home, health, environment and property value: Do: Have your system inspected (in general) every three years by a licensed contractor and have the tank pumped, when necessary, every three to five years. Don’t: Pour cooking grease or oil down the sink or toilet Rinse coffee grounds into the … Continued

Flame Retardant Chemicals in the Home

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The average American home contains multiple sources of toxic flame-retardant chemicals. They’re widely used in carpets and textiles, foam insulation, polyurethane foam furnishings, electronics and plastics and motor vehicles. These outgas into your home regularly. The chemical industry maintains that these chemicals are necessary to keep flames from engulfing your home as quickly, allowing you … Continued

Downsizing Your Home

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By Gabriella Mancuso Downsizing your home is a common activity done by people who are leaving or moving out of their current house. Many times, the “downsizing” process is done prior to the “resetting the furniture to make your house look more appealing to buyers” process. Downsizing is the elimination of old junk and unnecessary … Continued

Keeping your Home Electrically Safe

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By, Lauren Kolacki According to the National Fire Protection Association, 47,700 home fires in the U.S. are caused by electrical failures or malfunctions each year. These fires result in 418 deaths, 1,570 injuries, and $1.4 billion in property damage. Overloaded electrical circuits are a major cause of residential fires. Help lower your risk of electrical … Continued

Floored by Flooring at East Windsor Flooring

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By, Susan Heckler   I don’t know about you but when I go in to those big box home improvement stores, I am like a rat in a maze. I can’t find anything, including someone to help me, and there are projects that I need more advice than help. My latest issue is flooring. My … Continued