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Housekeeping Tip Guide: Should You Tip?

There are over 700,000 housekeepers in the United States. Many families have them come to help take care of the home around their busy schedules, and some businesses require their very necessary services as well. Are you thinking of hiring housekeeping services? If so, do you know how to tip a maid or if you even should? […]

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How to Keep Cats From Eating Houseplants

There’s nothing like the aesthetic of a cat languishing in the sun near your well-tended houseplants. How terrible it is, though, when you realize that your sweet cat might be harmed if they were to chew on those plants. A lot of house plants can harm cats, even leading to death in extreme cases. It’s […]

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What Are the Different Types of Smoke Detectors That Exist Today?

Between 2014-2018, the US fire departments responded to over 353,000 house fires each year that resulted in a yearly average of 2,620 civilian deaths. Having a smoke alarm in your house is said to reduce the chances of death by 50%. There are a few different types of smoke detectors to choose from, so it’s important […]

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Close the Deal: How to Increase Curb Appeal When Selling a Home

In March 2021, more than six million homes were sold in the US. The number of houses for sale will have been even higher. If you’re selling your home, then even in the strongest of seller’s markets, there will always be a lot of competition out there. The good news is that there are steps […]

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What It Takes to Construct Educational Facilities

There are almost 100,000 public schools in the United States. There are also many additional types of educational facilities. These range from private schools to higher education facilities. No matter what type of educational institution you are building, you need to have specialized experience. You also need a wealth of knowledge to undertake educational facility […]

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Going Green: Picking the Right Energy Resources For Your Home

Did you know that fossil fuels still account for over 60 percent of energy production in the United States? Climate scientists have been discussing how detrimental fossil fuels are to the environment for decades, but we still haven’t made the transition to clean energy. If you’re concerned about climate change, you might be wondering what your […]

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The 7 Top Reasons to Add a Deck to a Home

Adding a deck to your home is one of the best ROI home improvement projects. It returns an average of 90.3% of its value, and sometimes even more than that! The amazing return on investment is just one reason that you should add a deck to your home — there are plenty more. It’s unlikely […]

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5 Crucial Tips for Building an Energy Efficient Home

You’ve dreamed about it for years and saved up enough money for the down payment. Now, it’s time to build your new home! Since the recession, the housing market has come back in a big way. Studies show that Americans built about 7 million new homes in the last 10 years! As you make decisions […]

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The Equipment You Need for Metal Finishing

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Metal finishing is an important step that helps finish the surface of a metal product. Metal finishing uses different materials but many of the machines that do this use either loose abrasives, plating, buffing, tumbling media, or powder coating to achieve the finish and look the customer needs. Below, we are going to look at […]

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How To Choose A Buyer’s Agent In Australia

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Buying a property in Canberra? Use a licensed buyer’s agent. Buying a property can be stressful and time-consuming at the best of times, from scouting to final settlement. However, since the turn of the century in Australia, the buyer’s agent has come to the fore. These professionals help you navigate the perilous property market and […]

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