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Seven Useful Steps to Ward Off Porch Pirates

Anyone who has purchased something online knows that packages delivered and left on porches and doorsteps are vulnerable to theft. But the Washington, DC metropolitan area does not in fact have one of the higher rates of package theft. Read below to find out which are the top three states that do have the highest rates, along with seven helpful suggestions to keep your packages safe.

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Adapt a Space in Your Home for Safe Quarantining

While we may have thought we’d be finished with the coronavirus by now, the reality is that we are not. And some health experts predict we may have entered a new era in which living with COVID and its variants becomes part of the new normal. We don’t know yet, but why not take some steps to be prepared?

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Accessibility Accommodations: Aging in Place with Smart Upgrades

Many people would prefer to age comfortably at home rather than in a shared housing situation or a care facility. This may describe an aging parent in your life. Or, perhaps you are planning for your future, as you realize your home isn't as accessible as you will need it to be to live your best future life while remaining in your home. Whether for yourself or a loved one, let's look at some things to keep in mind as you consider ways to make a beloved home a safe and comfortable environment for aging in place.

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Considering Upgrading to Energy-Efficient LED Recessed Lighting?

Recessed lighting adds a beautifully lit atmosphere to any room. Because recessed or canister lights provide subtle, unobtrusive illumination, they complement any decorating style in your historic home, whether you prefer a more modern style or a traditional period-appropriate interior style.

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