July Checklist

  • Grill safely. If the flame goes out on a gas grill, turn off the gas and wait at least 5 minutes before re-lighting. Source: NFPA
  • Note to self. Weekly scrub or empty planters, birdbaths, vases and flowerpot saucers; mosquitoes lay their eggs in standing water. Source: National Safety Council
  • Turn off, tune in. Turn off the screens and encourage your family to tune in to each other and the great outdoors – take a walk, bicycle, go fishing, etc.
  • Tip of the month: During summer, keep window coverings closed during the day to block the sun’s heat. Source: energy.gov