Preserve your garden produce at it's finest and explore the growing popularity of home canning. People everywhere are rediscovering home canning as a practical and enjoyable way to savor their garden goodness and flavor throughout the year. Below is just one canning recipe to create delicious pickles from cucumbers. Explore a new pickle canning recipe every year that you alter to your tastes.
Advice for Flood Cleanup in Your Home
No one is ever prepared for a flood, but you can do your best to get it cleaned up the right way, and help safeguard yourself from further damage should a flood ever happen again.
Chain Saw Safety
The chainsaw is an efficient tool. Yet it can be dangerous if used incorrectly. That’s why safety must always come first. Even if you’re just cutting some firewood outside the back door of your house, you must use the personal protective equipment that is required in your country.
Holiday Fire Safety
During the holiday season, families are busy wrapping gifts, decorating the house and enjoying each other’s company, but all this joy and merriment brings an increased risk of fire. Protecting your family can be relatively simple and inexpensive. Here are some helpful holiday fire safety tips from Blain's Farm & Fleet to help prevent fire fatalities in your home this holiday season.
Home Ladder Safety
You may think that using a ladder is an easy task. However, ladders are considered tools. Like most tools, there are basic safety precautions that everyone should take when using a ladder.
How to Install a Motion Activated Security Light
Why come home at night to a dark door? Or try to walk an icy sidewalk you can’t see? And what about those occasional strange noises you hear outside in the middle of the night? Outdoor lights that are automatically activated by motion detectors can solve all these problems—and others.
How to Prepare For a Power Outage
Power outages can strike anytime and anywhere due to inclement weather or accidents. Make sure that your home is ready for the inevitable so even when you're stuck in the dark you'll be prepared to handle anything.
Make Your Home More Secure
Protecting your family home is not an easy task. There are several ways that you can increase safety and security of your home from both internal and external threats. By making a few purchases and installations you can feel better knowing that you have helped secure your home from harm.
Snowblower Safety Tips
A snowblower helps you cut down the time and effort it takes to remove snow from areas such as driveways or sidewalks. However, as the snow gets deeper, the number of snowblower - related injuries increases. Thanks to Blain's Farm & Fleet and the snowblower safety experts at Briggs & Stratton, you can make sure you're safe whenever you use your snowblower this winter.
Where to Place Your Carbon Monoxide Detector
Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas that is harmful to your health and can cause death. It can be formed by appliances that burn fuel such as furnaces, ranges, water heaters, gas and kerosene room heaters and gas fire places. Protect your family from CO poisoning by following these tips on the best places to hang your CO detector.
Winter Driving Safety Tips
Car complications during snowy winter weather and icy conditions can be unavoidable. Prepare your vehicle for the winter season! Include a winter car safety kit and be ready for any winter car emergencies that may come along.