Here is one more awareness campaign that has been added to the month of October. This one is very important to me and has been promoted for years by the Window Covering Safety Council. To put it short and sweet-children and window cords do not mix! Window products with cords present dangers that should not … Continue reading

Senior Color Schemes – Paint Designs for Senior Safety

I am not sure if it is a medical miracle or not, but Americans are living longer these days. As a result, our aging population segment is mushrooming.  We have a growing need for age restricted communities and to be able to retool existing residences for comfort, safety and independence.  Today I will focus on the … Continue reading

October is Window Cord Safety Month

Since 1996, there has been a safety standard for corded window coverings in effect. It was revised again this past June. Too many tragic deaths and injuries to children from products such as those having cord loops are the impetus to keep improving window treatment cords. If you have an older window treatment that is … Continue reading

Be Prepared – Be Safe

Sandi Vipperman, over at Napier ERA Realty has come up with a “Basic Disaster Supply Kit” with items she recommends that we all should have on hand for weather related emergencies. They are: Water, one gallon of water per person per day for at least three days for drinking and sanitation Food, at least a … Continue reading