boats in storage
Summer and fall have passed and, chances are, so has your time on the water. You’ve lovingly prepped your boat for the winter season, but have you done everything that’s necessary? Whether your boat is coming out of the water as things become icy, or it’s left bobbing in the water in warmer areas, here…
car engine
Car repairs can be costly, DoItYourself.com points out. That’s why proper care of your vehicle is important. But how much do you really know about maintaining each part? See how car savvy you are with this quiz. You’ll also pick up a few maintenance tips along the way.
father and daughter making a pizza in the kitchen.
Cooking is an essential part of daily life, but working over a hot stove juggling multiple pots and pans can mean accidents may happen. Following these safety tips may help make sure your time in the kitchen is safe. <span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>
group of volunteers standing with their hands in the air.
Each year, many people make a point to give more to charity. Sometimes, though, donating to charity is more complex than simply writing a check. Considerations include what you want your donation to mean, and how it will get to the charity you choose. Here are some tips to help make sure your dollars do…
purple vw beetle
When it comes to making a statement, a car wrap can speak volumes. This automotive makeover is increasingly in demand, according to Sign & Digital Graphics. So whether you’re considering colorful vinyl coverings for promotional purposes or to change up the appearance of your personal ride, take the time to review the options, pros and cons, and costs…
front yard with brown grass.
Periods of drought may hit nearly every region of the United States at some point, and learning how to help conserve water is one of the simplest ways to be prepared for a drought, says Ready.gov. Taking other precautions in case of a drought doesn’t have to be difficult or break the bank, according to…
digital car on digital highway
Technology has changed almost every aspect of our daily lives, including how we drive. New developments have made modern vehicles safer, according to Popular Mechanics — not to mention more comfortable and convenient. Wi-Fi, self-parking technology and automatic braking to help prevent accidents are among some newer features. Even keys are a thing of the past in later models thanks…
tiny home in the forest.
In a tiny house, there’s no wasted space or room for clutter. These ultra-small homes — which typically measure less than 500 square feet, according to the American Society of Interior Designers — mean homeowners tend to live efficiently. But you don’t need to live in a tiny house to incorporate some of the tricks…
traffic in snowstorm
Challenging winter weather is a fact of life for much of the country. Frigid temperatures, freezing rain, snow drifts and icy roads may all be part of your winter driving season. Imagine that you’re driving late at night, and there’s a major snowstorm. Or, maybe you have car trouble. Perhaps you slide off the road…
employee theft
For a small business, employees may be its greatest assets. But in some cases, they may also be a liability. Theft on the job appears to be on the rise, at least within the retail industry. According to the annual Retail Theft Survey conducted by Jack L. Hayes International, based on 23 retail companies representing more than 1.4 million employees, employee theft increased by…