Why Bed Bugs Are Such A Big Problem

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Bed bugs are pests that most people think they will never have to deal with in their homes. This is because so many people think they are limited to dirty hotels. However, the truth is that all hotels, even new ones and the nicest of them can have bed bugs. Also, something people don't realize is that bed bugs can make their way into a home in so many ways that anyone can end up with them.

28 May 2021

5 Common Signs Your Home Needs New Windows

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Windows do not last forever. Some homeowners assume that since the glass is still intact, their windows are fine. But actually, it is the sashes and frames that tend to deteriorate, not the glass. As such, you should be on the lookout for these 5 common signs that your windows are failing and need to be replaced. 1. The glass feels loose in the panels If you press on the glass part of your window, does it move?

29 January 2021

Five Areas To Keep Clean In Your Business

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Ensuring a clean and hygienic office is a must, not only to maintain your building but also to ensure the health of your staff and clients. When developing a cleaning and sanitation plan, it helps to have a five point plan in order to make sure nothing is forgotten. 1. Public Surface Cleaning Public surfaces are those that clients and sometimes staff must interact with. This includes things like reception area seating and tables, receptionist counters, entry doors, and even the walls in walkways.

21 October 2020

Material Choices For Window Blinds

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Choosing the right blinds for your home requires many decisions. One of the first choices to make is what material to use in your new blinds. Vinyl Vinyl blinds are a favorite for many. They come in varying widths and thicknesses, and many are made to emulate the look of wood blinds and shutters. Vinyl is also available in a range of colors, from natural wood tones to white or even black.

13 October 2020

Preparing for Your Water Heater Installation Appointment

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Installing a water heater is not an easy task for the average homeowner. Whether you have an electric or gas water heater, you really are best off leaving this work to a professional. While this means you won't have to worry about things like running wires or connecting valves, there are still a few preparatory steps you will want to take before your installation appointment. 1. Clear the path to your water heater.

13 August 2020

Fireplace Maintenance Tips For You

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If you own a home with a fireplace, you may be wondering what you can and should do to keep your fireplace in good working condition (even if you don't use it regularly or at all). There are several steps that you should take to maintain and care for your fireplace. Get to know a few tips to help you out with your fireplace maintenance. Then, you can be sure you are doing what you can to keep your fireplace in the best condition possible going forward.

4 August 2020

Why Do Homeowners Choose To Invest In New Kitchen Cabinets?

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If you're taking a look around your home and are thinking of making some updates, you may be deciding what projects to start with first. A relatively easy project that many homeowners choose to invest in is new kitchen cabinets. You may be wondering why homeowners choose to invest in new kitchen cabinets. Keep reading to find out some common reasons:  There's Not Enough Storage Space Some homeowners find that they're lacking storage space in their kitchens.

15 June 2020

How To Motorize Window Treatments

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Motorized window treatments, be it blinds or shades, offer many benefits. One of the big benefits is that you don't have cords hanging down that can present a choking hazard to children or pets. Experts will also point out that motorized window treatments offer easy light control for people with large windows. Manufacturers have different ways to motorize your window treatments. Find out which might work best for your home.

29 April 2020

Making Simple Improvements To Your Home's Exterior

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There are some small things you can do to the front of the house that can give it a homier look and feel. Some of those simple changes or additions can even make your yard a bit safer. Here are things that you should consider, to determine if they may be right for your yard: Install landscaping lights Landscaping lights are also commonly referred to as 'Malibu lights' and they are lights you can use to light up a pathway, driveway, or another area of your yard.

11 March 2020

Maximizing Storage Space In Your Garage: Project Ideas That Can Help You Get Started

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In this lifetime, everyone is going to need a lot more storage space. If you have reached a point where your stuff is bursting at the seams of your house, it may be time to look at other storage solutions. Your garage is one possibility, even if you do not think you have adequate space in there. Custom garage storage solutions can help you maximize space. Here are some project ideas that can help you get started.

19 January 2020