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When Is the Right Time to Call a Pest Control Company?

Most homeowners will have to deal with pests at some point. It may be an ant infestation in your kitchen, a mouse running around your living room, or some stranger animal affecting your quality of life. In any case, there are several steps you can take on your own to rid yourself of the problem; in some cases, simple traps or lifestyle changes can get rid of your pests in short order, and in other cases, the problem might be temporary, going away on its own. In other cases, you’ll need to call Read more [...]
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Winter Is Tough On Homes – Is Yours Ready?

The first winter storms hit the United States early this year, and with them came the storm conditions that can wreak havoc on homes – but there’s still time to minimize potential damage. Get your home ready for tough weather in the coming months with these four simple steps. As the saying goes, “a stitch in time, saves nine,” and clean gutters can save a roof. Preventing damage is the best way to protect your home.   Check Your Gutters   During the fall months, leaves, Read more [...]
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Water filters-Saving your family and the Environment

None of us really puts much thought into the water we’re drinking. Here in the United States, our water must be completely clean, right? Wrong. Recently, I have found out just how many nasty chemicals can be found in our drinking water, yuck. Something I found that can stop this is Whole House Water Filter by Clean Air Pure Water. To put it simply, a whole house water filter will get rid of elements like Chlorine, Chloramine and carcinogenic chemicals. Just buy bottled water then, you say. But Read more [...]
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Why you shouldn’t be afraid of House Dust Mites

House Dust Mites are tiny microscopic bugs, measuring at just 0.2mm which live in our homes, mainly in soft furnishings such as carpets, curtains, chairs and our beds. The mites enjoy a life of feasting on the dead skin cells which we shed every day throughout our homes and are, in themselves, harmless to humans. All that feasting, however, does cause waste and the mites can produce up to 200 times their body weight in waste product. Unfortunately, whilst the mites are harmless to humans, their Read more [...]
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6 Garage Design Tips for a Versatile Space You’ll Love

The garage is one of the more integral “rooms” in the modern house, yet it tends to be forgotten about regarding design and organization. If you want your garage to be a functional and practical space, you must be purposeful in how you approach the design.   6 Thoughtful Design and Organization Tips   The garage is designed to be a multifunctional space, but its primary purpose is housing vehicles and protecting them from the elements. Unfortunately, the garage also tends Read more [...]
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4 Tips for Childproofing Your Home When Your Baby Becomes Mobile

During the newborn phase, you might be a little sleep deprived, but at least you always know where your child is. When your child becomes mobile, however, you experience a new level of exhaustion. You have to keep everything out of reach or you’ll have a mess on your hands—in some scenarios, it can even be dangerous if you don’t take proactive steps. If you haven’t been through the childproofing process before, you’ll soon learn there’s a lot to do. Here are four places that you can Read more [...]
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What Are The Advantages Of Having A Pool In Your Property

Having a swimming pool benefits a property owner in several ways. It is an ideal source of entertainment for people who want to spend most of the time staying at home. Better health, time and cost savings and healthy entertainment are some of the benefits that make owning it a right decision. Saves money A swimming pool is one of the best sources of entertainment for people. It prevents the need to go outside. The more you stay at home, the more you will save on the expenses on commuting to different Read more [...]
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How to Make Your Home Renovation Project a Major Success

The real estate market is booming, and many homeowners are using it as an opportunity to renovate or remodel their homes. But if you’ve never taken on a remodel project, it can be more challenging than you realize. By planning ahead, you can increase your chances of getting the results you desire. 5 Tips for a Successful Renovation Every few years, styles come and go. If your home hasn’t been redecorated or redesigned in the past decade, then it probably looks dated. By tending to these Read more [...]
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How To Get Rid Of Bed Bugs

Most people will realize they have an issue with bed bugs when they develop one of the following signs: Red itchy marks on your skin- there can be as many as 200 in one night! Difficulty sleeping due to being constantly uncomfortable. Small rust spots on your bed sheets; this is blood left behind by the bed bugs. A musty odor like damp towel smell. If you think you have the dreaded bed bugs then you need to take prompt action. Their bite will not give you infections Read more [...]
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How You Can Get Your Home Ready To Sell

The process of selling a home might not be as stressful as purchasing a home but there is definitely high amounts of stress involved with the selling process. Preparing in the correct way to allow your home to sell quickly as the asking price is important. You never know which buyer is going to offer you the full value of your home. Be as proactive as you can when trying to sell your home and then let your realtor work their magic. The following are some tips to get your home ready to sell. Renovations Read more [...]