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4 smart steps to manage cat allergens at home

As millions of Americans spend unprecedented amounts of time at home, it also means spending unprecedented amounts of time with their pets. And for cat owners who have sensitivities to cat allergens, this can create unforeseen challenges. According to a recent study by the Human Animal Bond Research Institute and Purina Pro Plan, three in four cat owners say their relationship with their cat is a core part of their health and well-being. However, 26% of households with cat allergen sensitivities... read more

How a smart home can help you save money

Over the course of the last several months, hundreds of millions of people have sheltered in place as governments issue executive orders to help slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). As a result, many homes are becoming a fortress against the virus, a makeshift school, an office outpost and a daycare facility. As summer approaches and homeowners...

What we’ve learned from working at home

The recent transition to widespread working from home has shown that the experience has been both educational and eye-opening for many. Working at home means learning to cope with distractions, space constraints, managing time with family and learning new skills. And, according to new consumer research, it has also meant reassessing what is most important. A nationwide survey conducted...

Ready to create more space for work and play at home?

With the increase of work from home, it’s important to create a feeling of spaciousness, openness and use of valuable floor space. When you use wall mount door hardware instead of a swinging door, it improves traffic flow, and gives more room for furniture, lamps and play areas. Space-saving Johnson Hardware gives rooms many design options. It's easy...

Simple ways to beautify your outdoor space and enjoy time at home

Whether it's a quaint patio, a simple garden, a rolling expanse of land or the many possibilities in between, the backyard is the perfect place to unwind. As people spend more time at home, creating a personal outdoor sanctuary is more important than ever before. Fortunately you don't need a lot of time or space to create an outdoor...

Now’s a great time to unlock the smart home you never knew you had – here’s how

With everyone hunkering down, many of us are thinking about how to maximize what’s already in our homes. What many don’t know is that the benefits and efficiencies of a smart home might already be at their fingertips. With a little research and time spent with your appliances and technology, you can start enjoying the convenience of the...
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