The Three Levels of Kitchen Lighting

Older homes and most builder-grade new construction only offer basic lighting in kitchens. They typically have a ceiling fixture or two and call it good. But today’s kitchens are more than just a place to cook dinner. They’re often an integral part of a home’s living space with open floorplans…

Treat Yourself to a Winter Reading Retreat

One of life’s little pleasures on a cold winter’s night is curling up with a good book in a cozy nook away from the storm. Add a plush chair, a warm blanket, and a cup of your favorite winter beverage and your imagination can let you escape the winter blahs.

Winter Safety for Seniors

Whether you’re aging in place or living with an older relative, you should be aware that winter comes with special risks to senior citizens. Here are some concerns to address if you or someone living with or near you is “of a certain age.”

Older adults lose body…

Are You Ready for Winter?

Winter officially arrives in the Denver area at 9:19 p.m. Saturday, December 21st, and if this fall was any indication, there’s plenty of cold, snow, and ice to come. The mountains are measuring snow in feet, not inches, and heavy snow followed by days of sub-freezing temperatures left many city…

Indoor Electrical Safety Tips for the Holidays

One of the biggest causes of home fires is holiday lighting gone bad. Here are a few tips on how to keep your home both beautiful and safe throughout the holiday season.

  • Don’t overload circuits
    Typical household branch circuits are 15 amps, and that is plenty of capacity…