We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures!
Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The Australian cockroach is one of several species of peridomestic cockroaches (cockroaches that live mostly outdoors, but ... READ MORE
With the beginning of spring comes the influx of insects, including termites. In Okaloosa County, the exotic Formosan Termite, capable of doing significant damage to homes is one that we have to monitor. If you want to learn more about the ... READ MORE
Have you considered how winter months can present their own specific safety considerations throughout the home? Learn how to protect yourself and your family by minimizing the risk of fires and other hazards.
Heating the Home
At ... READ MORE
Winter isn't as brutal in Florida compared to other states, but you still may have to heat your home to stay warm. Unfortunately, heating can be expensive and waste energy. Follow these suggestions to save money and energy while heating your ... READ MORE
Lighting accounts for about 10 percent of a home’s energy bill and is a main source of internal heat. Fortunately, you can decrease your energy bill and increase lighting efficiency with compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs.
CFLs convert ... READ MORE
Gayle Whitworth, Family & Consumer Sciences Agent
Gifts don’t have to be expensive to mean much. Often, the best gifts are those that come from the
heart and have a personal touch. Listed below are several gifts you can give that don’t ... READ MORE