Are You Cleaning or Ruining Your Hardwood Floors?

Having hardwood floor is every homeowner’s dream, but this flooring choice comes with a unique set of challenges. Before you make the leap, learn the pros and cons of hardwood and the do’s and don’ts of hardwood floor cleaning.

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Where Is Mold Hiding in Your Home?

According to a study conducted by the University of Arizona,mold spores are found in most homes. Fortunately, not all mold is dangerous. Nonetheless, some kinds of mold can make you and your family sick.

Fortunately, you can predict environments where mold will grow as long as you know what conditions  will facilitate its development.

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How Fire Protection Equipment Can Save Your Life

If you own a home or a business, it’s vital that you have the proper fire protection equipment at hand in case of an emergency, including smoke detectors, fire alarms, fire extinguishers and automatic sprinklers. Here’s a more in-depth look at these different types of fire safety equipment.

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Directing Runoff Away from the Home

Water is essential for life, but it can also be very destructive. Even simple storm water runoff can damage your home and leave you scrambling for a solution. Find out why directing runoff away from your home is so important and top tips for doing so.

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Understanding the Classes & Choosing the Right Fire Extinguisher

When it is time to protect your loved ones from the fear of fire, many people may decide to purchase a fire extinguisher. Now unless you are an expert in this area of fire safety, most would need instruction on properly selecting the product that will protect your home. A fire extinguisher is your first line of defense in putting out a small blaze. Quick action on your part could prevent the fire from spreading and causing serious damage. Just as important as quick action, it is also important to use the right type of extinguisher. Learn more about different classes of fires and how to choose the right fire extinguisher.

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Prevent a Flood: Check Your Toilets and Sinks

It’s easy to take indoor plumbing for granted since just about every modern home today features toilets and sinks. While you may never expect these fixtures to develop leaks, flood damage from plumbing fixtures happens all the time. Follow these flood protection tips to help prevent toilets and sinks from flooding your home.

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How Often Should You Clean Carpet in Your Business?

Most carpeting, especially commercial carpet, is designed to camouflage dirt, so if dirt has carpets looking dull, it’s probably well past time for a commercial cleaning.

So just how frequently should you have your business’ carpets cleaned?

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How to Prevent Spontaneous Combustion Fires in Your Building

Building fires are usually caused by an ignition source coming in contact with a flammable material. However, sometimes spontaneous combustion is to blame for destructive fires. Learn more about the circumstances that cause this chemical reaction so you can prevent it from happening in your home or business.

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Should I Get a New Water Heater Before My Old One Breaks?

Most homeowners don’t give much thought to their water heater until they wake up one morning to a large puddle of water in their utility room or basement or jump in the shower and are sprayed with ice-cold water. Then, their water heater becomes top of mind!

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How to Prevent and Handle a Flooded Basement

A flooded basement is every homeowner’s worst nightmare. It can happen at any time from a number of different causes. Is your basement at risk of flooding? If so, how can you prevent a flooded basement? Find the answers to your questions here.

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