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Our world is full of insects, and our first response to seeing one is usually to reach for a can of spray to zap it. Is this good idea? What's in your typical can of bug spray? And, could it harm you, too?
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It may soon be possible to enter your home as a favorite song plays, the temperature is perfect and a voice asks you how your day went. Based on your answer, a chain of events will take place to condition your environment to suit your mood. No matter if it is the latest news, an update on your loved ones or a report on how your retired father is doing, the Aware Home will be there for you. Take our quiz to see if you are aware.
Did you realize that your floors are the most heavily used part of your home? Knowing what not to do when buying floors can save you a lot of money. Check out our flooring-don'ts quiz to see what floor mistakes you definitely don't want to make.