Home & Landscape Show at the Westfield Armory
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WESTFIELD — The National Guard Armory in Westfield, will host The Home & Landscape Show. For three days the Hall will be filled with a large gathering of home improvement and decorating professionals showcasing the latest in products and services for both the interior and exterior of your home. All surrounded by gorgeous Landscape and Garden Displays. Speak directly with the professionals who can help make your projects a reality.

Not moving, how about improving and you enjoy the benefits. Explore aisles and aisles of Home Improvement ideas and get the expert advice you need. Would you like an addition or second level added? This is place to get all your answers.

The Show will feature beautiful Kitchen and Bath displays, Marble, Granite, Windows, Doors, Roofing, Siding. Stucco, Security, Sunrooms, Flooring, Interior Decorating, Faux Painting, Home Entertainment and Custom Closets to name a few.

Energy conservation will include, home energy monitoring, hi-efficiency energy barriers, heating, cooling, insulation, windows, solar power, geo-thermal and other alternatives. There’s also home ventilation, air filtration and passive solar.

Exterior displays will include the latest in awnings, siding, custom decks, pavers designs, patios, outdoor kitchens, fire pits, recreational and outdoor entertainment areas.

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Officials: Home addresses should be visible for emergency responders
News from Visalia Times-Delta:

Rafael Valdes said safety for him and his family was partly the reason he installed the five 4-inch tall numbers displaying the address for his north of Visalia home.

The elegant black-colored numbers, contrasting with the brown paint exterior, adorn the country home’s front.

“I went and bought the numbers at a home improvement store,” Valdes said.

They’re also highly visible from the road, a perfect example of what Tulare County Fire Department Capt. Larry Stucker wants to see at locations where emergency personnel and first aid providers are responding.

“There are so many delays looking for numbers,” Stucker said. “The quicker we can get there, the faster we can provide the services we are required to do.”

Ambulance providers face the same challenge, said American Ambulance President Paul Main.

“We all have the same issue: We have to find you,” he said. “Critical minutes can be lost when trying to find an address.”

Time is important in emergency response; Stucker said a fire doubles in size every minute.

And there’s no time to waste on medical emergencies, which make up the bulk of calls for the fire department and ambulance service.

Brain cells die off after 4 to 6 minutes without oxygen, Stucker said. People suffering from gunshot wounds can bleed to death if medical care is delayed.

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