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Jan. 15, 2021

Take Care of Your Car This Winter

Take Care of Your Car This Winter!

Here are some tips for keeping your car in good shape and properly fitted out for the winter, so you will be prepared for both the weather and for emergencies!

In addition to putting some antifreeze in your car, be sure to keep ...

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Dec. 28, 2020

Choosing the Right Lightbulb

Lightbulb Guide

       

 

We all know that today’s newer types of bulbs use significantly less energy.  But did you know that more lumens equal brighter light?  Selecting the right lightbulb is all about where that bulb is going and what you want it to ...

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Dec. 11, 2020

Holiday Fire Safety

With winter and the holiday season in full swing, it’s the perfect time to take some simple steps to help protect your family and property from fire.  Here are some tips:                  

– Never run electrical wires, including extension cords, under ...

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Nov. 17, 2020

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

'Tis the season for all things pumpkin, and whoopie pies are no exception!

  

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Preheat oven to 350. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment.
In a large bowl mix 2 cups brown sugar and 1 cup vegetable oil. Mix in 2 cups pumpkin puree. Add 2 large ...
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Nov. 11, 2020

Personalize a Holiday Ornament for a Cause!

There's no place like home for the holidays!  Especially if you have "designed" your home yourself!

Please join with us as we participate in the Holiday Stroll & Parade of Trees at The Stevens-Coolidge Place in North Andover.  This beautiful Trustees of Reservations property will be lit ...

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Oct. 21, 2020

Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Take Some Time to Be Sure Your Home is Ready for the Coming Months

 

Schedule an HVAC call

Don’t wait until the first bitterly cold day to finally turn on your furnace. If you have any issues, you’ll want to know before the bitter cold weather appears.  Pay ...

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Oct. 8, 2020

Getting Rid of Cigarette Odors in a Home

“Eeeeew, it smells like smoke in here!”  Or maybe, “Why is there such a strong air freshener smell, what are they trying to cover up?”  

Those are NOT the words you want to say when you are looking for a house, or the words you ...

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July 2, 2020

The History of Patriotic Bunting

History of Patriotic Bunting

Bunting has been used since at least the early seventeenth century to brighten events with a cheerful burst of color and flair.  The origin of the word is uncertain.  One theory is that the word “bunt” means colorful in German.  Another theory is ...

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July 1, 2020

Has COVID-19 Got You Thinking About Buying a Vacation Home?

Are you thinking about buying a vacation home rather than spending money on annual vacations in other parts of the country or the world?  Are you worrying that vacation plans may continue to be interrupted for the foreseeable future? While it may sound like a great idea, purchasing a ...

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May 19, 2020

Some Easy Tips to Cut Your Work-at-Home Electricity Use


10 easy low- and no-cost tips to cut your work-at-home electric use

 

1.      When your phone and other electronic devices are charged, unplug the chargers. It may be more convenient to leave the cords plugged into the outlet, but many chargers use energy even when they aren’t connected ...

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