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Five Ways to Keep Rodents Out of Your Home

September 16, 2021

Fall is quickly approaching, and while the temperatures may be pleasant now, it's only a matter of time before they begin to drop. As the cooler weather arrives, some outdoor critters look for warmer places to burrow for the winter. There's no more unwelcome visitor in your...

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Four Ways to Keep Your Home Cool Without Breaking the Bank

June 3, 2021

The temperatures are starting to rise but that doesn’t mean your energy bill has to rise with them. When it starts getting hot outside, it’s easy to crank up the air conditioning and enjoy the chilled air, but it's hard to enjoy the costs that come with it. There are plenty...

TOPICS: Home Maintenance, Home Automation

Four Ways to Secure Your Landscaping Equipment

March 26, 2021

The days are getting longer, the snow is melting and the grass is getting greener. That’s right, spring has nearly sprung! It’s now time for us to put away our snow blowers and break out the lawn mowers. Any homeowner knows the value of good landscaping equipment, from...

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Five Ways to Protect Your Home During a Wind Storm

March 6, 2020

Nothing signals the slow transition from winter to spring quite like the strong winds of March and April. The gusts not only make the cold more biting and give us bad hair days, but also the pose huge risks of injury and property damage. Take precautions this year to make...

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Ten Ways to Prevent Dryer Fires

January 31, 2020

Did you know that according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), every 24 seconds a fire department responds to a fire in the United States?  Thousands of these fires were started in homes by clothes dryers which result in deaths, injuries and property damage...

TOPICS: Home Maintenance, Fire Safety

Seven Home Maintenance Tips for Summertime

June 28, 2019

The sun is shining, the temperatures are rising and there is no doubt that it is officially summertime. Just like you change your wardrobe when summer rolls around, there are some things you should be doing around your house with the changing of the season. Here are seven...

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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

January 22, 2019

If you’ve spent more than two seconds outside these last few days, you’re well aware of the blisteringly cold temperatures across our region. With wind chills taking temperatures into the negatives and several feet of snow on the ground, it’s safe to say that winter is fully...

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9 Tips for Dealing with Squirrels in Your Attic

January 19, 2018

Did you know Sunday is National Squirrel Appreciation Day? Neither did I! As someone who has dealt with these often-pesky rodents getting in my attic, I can safely say it’s frequently hard to appreciate them this time of year. As the temperatures drop, squirrels that couldn’t...

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Sump Pump Maintenance and Flood Prevention

May 24, 2017

“Honey, there’s water in the basement,” are six words you never want to hear. Cue the scramble to move precious boxes of holiday decorations, family photos, and valuable items to higher ground before they’re destroyed, then figure out how to deal with the cleanup, insurance...

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