I hope everyone had a great Christmas and was able to slow down long enough to catch a little of that Christmas spirit. When I have a few days to chill, I tend to start looking around my house for little projects that I haven’t had time to do. I have to make myself stop and take time out to rest, think, and do things with my wife and girls. Things like going to my little river cabin, building a fire in the fireplace, or watching a movie together in the middle of the day. It seems to be the only time of the year this can happen.
In light of the continued drought gripping the country and the recent California wildfires, it’s more important than ever to take every precaution possible when dealing with fire. The winning entries in our Fire Safety Contest drove that point home with their cautionary tales demonstrating how easily things can go wrong. Each of our winners below will receive a Kidde Nighthawk smoke and carbon monoxide alarm, along with a second Kidde smoke alarm.
Framed paintings and photographs add a splash of color to a room and give it a unique personal touch, but some homeowners are reluctant to tackle the job for fear their walls will end up resembling aged Swiss cheese. With the right hardware and know-how, you can approach your next picture hanging project with confidence.
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