Winter | University of Missouri Extension
Temperatures hovering near zero could mean problems with frozen water lines.
Artificial lighting makes life brighter for you and your plants.
Elderly in poorly heated homes or those of low income may unknowingly keep temperatures in a dangerous range to lower their heating bills.
Cold is hard on cars and trucks.
It's time to ensure your car is winterized. Along with blankets, candles, matches and snow shovel, don't forget the food.
Unwanted icicles hanging from the roof are a warning sign of ice dams.
Unless iced-up limbs constitute an imminent hazard, the best course might
be to wait for a warm spell.
Chain saws have become an everyday tool for a variety of individuals.
Whether you are using your chain saw to cut firewood, trim trees or harvest large timber, you will be performing three basic operations -- felling, bucking and limbing of trees.
Warm and toasty
Wood heats you twice -- when you chop it and when you burn it. Before you light a fire, get the information.
Experts warn that snow shoveling is not the exercise to use to start getting
Don't let desk jobs do you in.
These simple things can boost the immune system to work at peak performance.
When you have a cold, use this checklist to decide whether a visit to the doctor is necessary.
In winter, a heating system can be considered the heart of a home. Your comfort depends on its efficient operation.
At some time you may face a heating emergency -- when your home heating system is inoperative for hours or days. At that critical time you must decide how to meet the emergency.
You've just discovered your heating system may be off for several days. It's cold outside; the inside temperature is dropping, and you have a first class emergency on your hands. What can you do?
Use common sense when using a generator.
Learn about safety considerations.