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Tailgating Tips For Rookies

Posted by on September 17, 2013 at 10:30 am

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Tailgating has been a long standing tradition of Football, and having a successful tailgate takes experience and preparation. If you are about to embark on your first tailgate, you may think you have it all under control…but you’re wrong. Everybody has made a rookie mistake during their first tailgate! Here are a few basic tips from seasoned tailgaters to help you avoid some common first time mistakes on game day.


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Safety Tips for Using a Portable Generator

Posted by on September 12, 2013 at 10:55 am

 

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If you really want to be prepared the next time the power goes out, a portable generator is the way to go! A portable generator can be a life saver when the power goes out… You’ll have the lights back on in no time at all! Portable generators can power most, if not all of your home’s power needs. If you plan on using a portable generator here are the dos and don’ts to operating your generator and keeping you and your family safe.


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How to Prepare for Power Outages

Posted by on September 10, 2013 at 12:52 pm

 

prepareWeather can be unpredictable, and we need to keep ourselves and loved ones as safe as possible during a bad storm. There are basic things you can do to prepare your home for loss of power in either the summer or the winter months.


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Deep Fryer Tips for Safe and Perfect Frying

Posted by on September 5, 2013 at 10:21 am

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Football is back and so is deep fried food! Along with barbecue, deep-fried food is a game day favorite. There are lots of fun and delicious recipes, but before you start experimenting with various foods you can fry, read these basic tips for safe cooking and perfect fried food!


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Introduction to Surround Sound

Posted by on August 16, 2013 at 12:38 pm

 

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Want to have that same surround sound experience you get at the movie theater in your own home? You can and, it’s really simple! Here is a basic “Do It Yourself” introduction to setting up a home theater system in your own home.


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Simple Tips to Save Money This Summer While Enjoying The Comfort of Your Air Conditioner

Posted by on July 10, 2013 at 16:06 pm

As the temperature rises, so does the electric bill. Running your air conditioner during the summer months is quite costly, but with these simple tips you won’t have to sacrifice your comfort to save some money.


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Quick Tips On Cleaning Your Grill

Posted by on July 5, 2013 at 12:58 pm

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Summertime is coming to a close, but don’t put those grills away just yet, football season is right around the corner! Whether you are going to the game or hosting a party at your home, a tailgate without a barbecue is just not complete. Before you fire up the grill and get ready to ‘WOW’ your guests with your award winning wing recipe, remember, the secret to great grilling is a clean grill.


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Have an Appliance Question? Check Out GE’s Support Site

Posted by on September 29, 2010 at 10:15 am

Have you ever wondered what the best way to clean stainless steel surfaces was, or what’s causing your fridge to make strange chirping noises? Even if you don’t have a GE appliance, GE’s support page is a great resource for appliance troubleshooting. Some articles are meant for GE products only (like how to find the serial number of your appliance), but there are many general articles, some even with video, that you may be able to find helpful.

GE’s support page offers articles on cooling and cooking appliances, washers and dryers, dishwashers, compactors, window A/Cs, dehumidifiers, water heaters and more. The next time you’re having a problem with an appliance, chances are you may be able to find the answer there.


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Fall Cleaning Checklist

Posted by on September 27, 2010 at 09:59 am

It’s difficult to come to terms with the fact that summer’s over when lately we’ve had record-breaking temperatures nationwide. As we ease into autumn, it’s important to prepare yourself for the colder weather and transition to the drastic change of season. Aside from cleaning out clutter and swapping out your wardrobe, here are some tips on what to do around your home to prepare for the fall and winter months.


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10 Different Ways to Fold Your Laundry: Video How-Tos

Posted by on August 20, 2010 at 12:09 pm

I was doing laundry and folding my clothes last night when I realized that I’m a terrible folder. I don’t have a set way I fold my shirts or pants, and my clothes always bunch and get wrinkled after they’ve been put away. I decided to research some easy and unique ways to fold your clothing, and here they are!


1. Japanese T-Shirt Folding




A Japanese television show covered an amazing way to fold T-shirts that went viral a few years ago. People were so amazed at how easy and clean the folds look! Many videos have been made explaining this style in English, but here was the best one I found:



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