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What to Do About a Gopher Problem

Have mounds of dirt started to pop up all over the place in your yard? If so, then you, my friend, might have a gopher problem on your hands. Gophers are medium-sized rodents that are known for digging holes and tunnels all over the place. And they can really wreak havoc on your yard if you […]

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4 Factors to Consider When Hiring Water Damage Restoration Companies

Water damage can happen to anyone. It’s a disaster waiting for the next unsuspecting victim. But because it is so prevalent, many companies specialize in water restoration. So how do you choose the right company? How do you know who will be reliable and honest? What should you look for in a good water restoration […]

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Tips for Basement Builders to Improve Their Business

Are you a basement builder looking to expand your client base but don’t know where to start? Whether you specialize in building entire basements or specific sections such as basement bars, getting new customers and boosting sales is a marketing game. One example means being active on social media and standing out from your competitors. […]

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4 Tell-Tale Signs of a Rodent Infestation in Your Home

No matter where you live, your home could be vulnerable to a rodent infestation. A small colony of six mice can expand to 60 mice in three months. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to deter mice from entering your home. For example, by eliminating food and water sources and cleaning up clutter, mice […]

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7 Signs That You Are Experiencing a Septic System Failure

Septic failure can be something close to a nightmare. Imagine sewage strewn about your bathroom, kitchen, and other rooms. It’s something you want to avoid at all costs. For this reason, you need to keep an eye out for signs of septic system failure. This way, should they set in, you’ll be able to take […]

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Top 3 Reasons to Use Home Heating Oil

Roughly 1 out of every 3 people in the US struggles to pay their energy bills. Unfortunately, that struggle does little to stop most community’s constant rate hikes and the environment’s begging for additional heat/cooling to offset ever-extreme weather. If you’re struggling to pay your heating bill or if you’re just looking to get away […]

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Identifying a Rodent Problem In Your Home

Creatures may stop stirring in the night for the once-yearly visit of Ol Saint Nick but the rest of the time they are getting busy. Busty eating scraps of food, tearing holes in walls, consuming wires, and well, making more beady-eyed progeny to continue the trend. How do you know if you have a rodent […]

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What Is Covered With Flood Insurance?

A storm blows through your area that your home wasn’t prepared for. Now you’re ankle-deep in water. That can cause some serious damage. It’s a good thing you opened up that home owner’s policy. What you failed to realize at the time is that flood coverage isn’t a part of your normal insurance. This means […]

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Home Security Advice – Using Garage Doors With a Lock

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A common home security tip is to keep your keys in a safe place. If you have deadbolts on the doors and deadbolts are not installed on the windows, then you can use a key safe which is a small plastic container that looks similar to a wallet. These containers come in a variety of […]

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3 HVAC Projects You Should Never Attempt Alone

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The HVAC system inside a home is quite complicated. All its ventilating, heating, and cooling components are interconnected and need to work properly in order to treat air properly. Basically, if something bad happens, the entire system is affected. It is normal to want to fix your HVAC system alone. However, in most cases, the […]

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