Winter is Coming
Take advantage of late summer and early fall days to get your house in check for winter. Now is the time to schedule things like chimney sweeping, driveway sealing, and snow removal services.
Doing it the Hard Way
Defensible space is a common way for folks to protect their residences from wildfire, but there are other ways to harden the home and make it more resistant to fire risk.
It’s GO Time!
Experts say that it’s not a matter of if a wildfire will hit the Tahoe/Truckee region but when. Will you be ready to roll should evacuation orders come down?
Planning to burn the debris from your spring clean-up? Permits were required as of May 1 in Nevada, Placer, and El Dorado counties. Here’s what you need to know before you light that fire.
You don’t have to use harsh chemicals to keep ants from invading your personal space as they hunt for food and water sources. Try these household items to keep the buggers away.
Eric Larusson from the Villager Nursery in Truckee shares his tried-and-true tips for starting seeds indoors so you can get a jump on our region’s notably short growing season.
The Humane Society of Truckee-Tahoe offers simple suggestions for correcting your pet’s bad habits.
Dodging the Draft
DIY energy audits can help improve wintertime energy efficiency.
Slow an’ Easy
The keys to safely driving in snow country? Slow down and be prepared.
Mythbusters, Plumbing Edition
Antifreeze helps your car’s fluids from freezing … does it work for your household pipes, too?