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The Definitive Guide to Your Water Shut-Off Valve

Burst pipes and water leaks from appliances and fixtures can rapidly result in thousands of dollars in water damage to your home – and a sky high water bill. Quick action is key, before repair needs turn your home into a money pit. How can you prevent water damage headaches? It all starts with a […]

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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. Read the rest of the article

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Is Food Safe to Use After a Fire?

Fire damage is much more than just flames. Long after the fire is put out, smoke damage and remnants of the extreme heat and firefighting chemicals remain. If a fire breaks out in your home or commercial kitchen, is the food you had stored there safe to eat, or should you throw everything out? Follow […]

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Can You Get Rid of Skunk Odor?

Whenever you smell something potent and unpleasant, it’s common to compare the smell to a skunk. It’s an odor we universally recognize as unpleasant. But why do skunks spray, and what’s in the potent concoction that makes it smell so bad? Read the rest of the article

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Can Pet Accidents Irritate Your Lungs?

If you or someone you know owns a pet that has “accidents,” or worse, likes to “mark” the inside of their home, you understand first-hand how strong pet odors can become. But are they more than just a smelly annoyance, or could they be bad for your health? Read the rest of the article

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Skipping This Home Maintenance Chore Can Cause Leaks!

What’s the number one task that strikes fear and dread into the hearts of suburban homeowners every spring and fall? That’s right: cleaning the gutters. Whether you hire a pro or do the job yourself, gutter cleaning is an important home maintenance task. Read the rest of the article

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Finding the Silver Lining in Any Situation

We’ve all had them – those cloudy, stressful days when nothing seems to be going right. While it may be easier to resort to negative thoughts, throw our hands up in defeat and walk away, taking the higher road and combating difficult situations with a positive mindset will not only be more admirable but also […]

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Five Ways to Recycle Old Carpet

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it….. but if it’s ugly, upgrade it! We care about recycling for two reasons: it saves the planet and it saves you money. We have collected some unique ways to reuse and recycle your old carpet. When it’s time to rip it all out and throw down some new […]

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How Long Should Cleaning Supplies Last?

Saving money these days can be tough. With prices rising faster than your paycheck, it’s often tempting to take advantage of bulk discounts, from that 5 pound jar of mayonnaise, to bulk cleaning supplies. Though in some products bulk purchases can offer substantial savings, those savings can be thwarted by product shelf life and your […]

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Water Damage 101: How to Protect Your Home

A flood can wreak havoc on your home. Even if you don’t live in a flood zone, your house is still susceptible to water damage from plumbing fixtures. You take the pipes that transport water throughout your home for granted, but if something goes wrong, you could quickly become very aware of them. Learn more […]

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