Holiday Activities In Knoxville

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Here are some fun ways to get in the spirit locally! Check out these awesome events happening in Knoxville! Holiday Festival of Lights at The Cove at Concord Park, December 2-31 Christmas in the Cave at Historic Cherokee Caverns, December 6-21 Market Square Holiday Market on Market Square, Union Ave, and Market Street, December 7-21 White Christmas screening at the Tennessee Theatre, December 20 Christmas Bar Crawl in downtown Knoxville, December 21 Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland drive-through light show at the …

Cut Down On Trash

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If you find yourself taking out the trash frequently, we have good news. There are ways to cut down the amount of household trash your family produces.  Quality Over Quantity. Do you find yourself purchasing inexpensive replicas or lesser versions of whatever it is you need? Cheaper items tend to have a much shorter lifespan, creating extra waste. It’s not always a bad idea to spend a few extra bucks and purchase products that will last. Recycle and Repurpose. Instead …

Holiday Safety Tips

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Protect cords from damage. Avoid shock or fire hazards by ensuring cords aren’t pinched by furniture, forced into small spaces like doors or windows, placed under rugs, near heat sources, or attached using nails or staples.  Don’t leave the stove or oven unattended when cooking for an extended period of time.  Check decorations for a certification label to show they have been tested for safety.  Inspect electrical decorations for damage before using them. Damaged sockets and loose or bare wires …

Saving Water In The Bathroom

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Most people think we’ll never run out of water, but contrary to popular belief, that is not the case. Interested in taking a stab at a green project that can save you lots of water and money? Let’s begin in the bathroom. Read below to find out how you can make a difference with a few small updates. The Faucet Think that a small leak is no big deal? A small faucet drip can waste up to 20 gallons of …

Gas Fireplace Safety

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While these fireplaces are far safer than their counterparts, you shouldn’t ignore basic precautions. Here are some things you can do to minimize the dangers of even the safest modern fireplaces.  Schedule yearly maintenance. Gas fireplaces require far less maintenance than wood-burning fireplaces, but you should still have an annual inspection to make sure everything is running as it should be.  Clearance zones. Every fireplace has a clearance zone, no matter how safe or advanced it may be. Never place …