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Senior Safety During the Holidays

Jim Bauer Safety Tips

Whether your loved ones or neighbors are getting older or you’ve reached that 65 years-or-older milestone yourself, senior citizen holiday safety is imperative. Winter brings an increased chance of home safety issues with the addition of decorative lights and heating challenges. Depression and the chance for slips and falls can also be unfortunate side effects of the season. How can you keep yourself or a …

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Smart Cooking Tips for Christmas

Jim Bauer Safety Tips

It’s fun to spend the holidays with family and friends, cooking and eating and enjoying one another’s company, but it can also be very stressful. Anyone who has hosted a holiday gathering knows the pressures of cleaning, cooking, and entertaining. And when people are stressed, accidents and kitchen fires are more likely to happen. If you’re hosting Christmas this year, here are …

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Preventing Plumbing Problems while Hosting Guests

Jim Bauer Home Maintenance and Repair

It’s that time of year again, holiday season! And with the holidays comes entertaining. This time of year can be challenging to your plumbing, especially if you live in an older house. You’ll be putting a real strain on your plumbing system because you will be doing extra work: Cleaning the house Prepping and cooking meals Cleaning up the kitchen …