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    How Our Dryer Nearly Started a Fire in Our Home

    How Our Dryer Nearly Started a Fire in Our Home

    Clothes dryers can pose the threat of fire if not maintained properly. An ADS employee shares his close encounter with a dryer fire at...

    Clothes dryers can pose the threat of fire if not maintained properly. An ADS employee shares his close encounter with a dryer fire at his home.

    Your Open House Event May Be a Security Risk

    Your Open House Event May Be a Security Risk

    One thing you may not have considered when thinking about selling your home are the security risks that come with hosting an open house.
    One thing you may not have considered when thinking about selling your home are the security risks that come with hosting an open house.
    3 Fun Ideas for a Family Container Garden

    3 Fun Ideas for a Family Container Garden

    Container gardening is the perfect low-stress way to grow your own fruits, vegetables or herbs. Here are a few fun ideas to inspire you.
    Container gardening is the perfect low-stress way to grow your own fruits, vegetables or herbs. Here are a few fun ideas to inspire you.
    All You Need is Love and a Dog (or Three)

    All You Need is Love and a Dog (or Three)

    Adopting a family dog can teach your kids some wonderful life lessons and bring your family closer through shared experience and responsibility.
    Adopting a family dog can teach your kids some wonderful life lessons and bring your family closer through shared experience and responsibility.
    Clean Out Your Closet for Cash (or a Good Cause)

    Clean Out Your Closet for Cash (or a Good Cause)

    Want to clean out your closet, make a little cash, or help a good cause? Here are six ideas for consigning that are much less stressful than organizing a...
    Want to clean out your closet, make a little cash, or help a good cause? Here are six ideas for consigning that are much less stressful than organizing a yard sale.
    The Future Front Porch

    The Future Front Porch

    What if you didn't have to choose between what was the most convenient and what was the most secure? Front porches of the future will use automation...

    What if you didn't have to choose between what was the most convenient and what was the most secure? Front porches of the future will use automation technology to give you the best of both worlds.