Home Safety
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Do your summer plans include extended travel? If so, consider these tips to ensure optimum joy and safety for the whole season through! > Set exterior and interior lighting systems to rotate on timers. … More
Posted by The Growers and Nomads Team on Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Growing up in the Midwest, it was a standard practice to leave a light on in the house when no one was home. It was, as my mom saw it, a means of providing extra safety, and a "greeting" of sorts when… More
Posted on Tuesday, April 27, 2010
Just after college, when I lived alone for the first time, I would occasionally get paranoid about intruders. Aside from a rather loose deadbolt, my home security "system" was of the DIY variety. I used… More
Posted on Wednesday, April 7, 2010
Yes, perhaps minimal exposure to small amounts of asbestos isn't considered a health risk, but we all want to avoid the potentially dangerous element in our homes.   If you're planning to do any work,… More
Posted by The Growers and Nomads Team on Monday, February 15, 2010
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We think it's time to move beyond the idea of home as castle. Let's turn your home into a fortress. From picking the right patio door (one that can't just be lifted off its tracks by a burglar) to tricks… More
Posted by The Growers and Nomads Team on Thursday, February 4, 2010
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Is your home nestled uncomfortably close to someone else’s home? Many of us live on a fraction of an acre with a view of the neighbors’ TV. Apartment dwellers, too, often see more of others'… More
Posted by The Growers and Nomads Team on Tuesday, December 1, 2009
House on Fire
Of all the pictures and ideals we carry with us about our homes—as sanctuary, refuge, haven, castle, fortress, rest stop, pit stop, growers and nomads or whatever—none of them is a snapshot… More
Posted by Edward Leaman on Monday, September 21, 2009
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