The Lakeford Board will be meeting during the following dates:

  • Monday, July 23
  • Tuesday, October 12
  • Monday, August 20
  • Monday, September 17
  • Monday, November 19
  • Monday, December 17
  • Tuesday, January 22
  • Tuesday, February 19
  • Monday, March 18
  • Monday, April 15

According to a recent report by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), nearly 1 in 5 home fires in 2009 were caused by home heating equipment. This puts heating at a very close second to cooking as the top cause of home fires. The report sites many other interesting, if grim, statistics. For example, only 12% of home heating fires are due to mechanical failure or malfunction, while 53% of deaths related to home heating fires result from combustibles being too close to heat sources; that is, from not keeping heaters a safe distance from things like drapes, clothing and furniture. As you’ll see here, the great majority of home heating fires are entirely preventable.

Read the full article on Networx…

Indoor air can be toxic and cause respiratory irritation and illness — especially in the winter. Here are some simple and mostly free ways to clear the air.

According to the EPA, most of us spend about 90 percent of our time indoors. That seems about right to me, especially in the wintertime (though in the summer, I’m able to work outside on some days, so it’s much lower then). And although there are plenty of laws and regulations about outdoor air pollution, most of us don’t give a second thought to the air in our homes.

Read full article on Mother Nature Network…

Board Meeting Schedule

The next three board meetings will meet on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, October 12
  • Monday, November 14
  • Monday, December 12

“Summertime, and the living is easy!” Even when not on vacation, we always feel a little freer in the summer to relax over long meals outdoors. If you’re in the market for an outdoor dining table set, there is likely one that matches your deck style and budget. Interior designers weigh in on their choices for stylish outdoor dining.

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The next Lakeford Community Association board meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 29th at 7:00pm.  It will be held at the address below:

3020 Hamaker Court, Suite 505
Fairfax, VA 22031

Download meeting agenda.