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Tips for wishing your home a healthy new year

STILLWATER, Okla. (Feb. 8, 2018) – People have all sorts of New Year’s resolutions. Some want to get slimmer, some want to save more money, some want to try new experiences. Well, what about wanting a healthy home?
Beware of bed bugs when thrift shopping

Wed, Nov 29, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – Whether shoppers are on the hunt for the unique, vintage and collectible, or in need of everyday necessities such as dishes, clothing and even furniture, there are plenty of fun finds in thrift stores.

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Avoid potentially deadly hazards after a natural disaster

Mon, Sep 11, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – In the aftermath of a natural disaster, it often takes time for life to return to normal for affected families. During that recovery period families should remain aware of several potentially deadly hazards.

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Fire safety for college students

Mon, Sep 11, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – With students returning to their colleges and universities for the new school year, now is a good time to think about ways they can stay fire safe whether they live on or off campus.

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Is earthquake insurance for you?

Mon, Jun 26, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – As earthquakes become increasingly common in Oklahoma, it is worthwhile for residents to consider purchasing insurance to protect their property as the ground shakes and rolls underfoot.

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Be safe while staying cool in the pool

Fri, Jun 23, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – Splashing around in the backyard pool or enjoying the amenities at the local community center is always refreshing on a hot summer day. But, amid all the fun, safety should always be a main priority.

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Making playgrounds safe places to play

Thu, Jun 22, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – Few outdoor activities are as entertaining to children as a playground. The swings, slides and seesaws are guaranteed fun, especially with the warmer temperatures of summer settling in across Oklahoma.

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How healthy is your home?

Fri, Jun 09, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – These days, lots of families are living healthy lifestyles through diet and exercise. But, how healthy are their homes?

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Keeping ants out of the house

Wed, May 31, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – Ants might be tiny pests but they can be a gigantic nuisance for homeowners, especially in the spring and summer when they are most active.

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Clean up the clutter with the help of a tape measure

Fri, Apr 07, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – As homeowners prepare for the traditional spring cleaning effort, they should add a tape measure to the list of essential items necessary to do the job right.

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