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Making Your Own Homemade Cleaning Supplies

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How to Make Homemade Cleaning Supplies Making your own cleaning supplies is a simple and rewarding way to make your home spotless while being kind to the environment. Many homeowners are turning to homemade solutions to avoid the harsh chemicals in commercial products. This blog will guide you through creating effective, natural cleaning agents using […]

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4 Signs of Mold Growth in a Home

signs of mold

Mold may appear minor, but if ignored, it can lead to property damage and health issues. Flourishing in damp and poorly ventilated areas, mold can contaminate the air in your living spaces. As a homeowner, it’s important to know the signs of mold and act promptly if discovered. Here are four common indicators of mold […]

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5 Easy Ways to Prevent Chimney Fires

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Over 20,000 chimney fires occur in the United States each year, which is significant considering many homes don’t even have fireplaces. It is common for homeowners to forget about fireplace maintenance, which puts safety at risk. Fortunately, it’s not difficult to prevent chimney fires with these five simple tips. Clean the Flue to Prevent Chimney […]

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Babyproof Your Home These 5 Ways

Are you preparing to become a parent? Before you welcome your new family member, babyproof your home. Once you are taking care of a newborn baby, you probably won’t have the time to make modifications to your home. Keep your child safe during all stages by taking these babyproofing steps. Eliminate Cords on Blinds Long […]

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Signs of Plumbing Problems in the Home

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Plumbing problems like dripping faucets, leaking toilets, and corroding pipes are troublesome for all homeowners. Seemingly small issues often lead to more extensive damage over time when they’re left unaddressed. Pay attention to signs of plumbing problems in the home and repair them promptly. Signs of a Plumbing Problem Gurgling Sounds If you hear a […]

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Beyond Termites: 4 Common Wood-Destroying Insects

carpenter bee: one of the wood-destroying insects

Wood-Destroying Insects Besides Termites Termites are not the only insects responsible for home and property damage. Homeowners should know about other common wood-destroying insects and learn to identify them, their characteristics, and habits. Contact a wood-destroying insect professional to take control of the problem before they cause cosmetic and structural damage to your property. Carpenter […]

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5 Signs of Termites in the Home

signs of termites in the home

Here in the Pacific Northwest, there are two common species of termites: the western subterranean termite and the Pacific dampwood termite. In the United States, it is estimated that termites alone cause 5 billion dollars worth of property damage each year. Unfortunately, termite damage is usually not covered by homeowners insurance. The best way to […]

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How to Get Rid of Mold in Your Home

get rid of mold in your home

Mold in your home is a problem that should be taken seriously. For one, it means that your home has another major issue: too much moisture, whether it is leaking in from the outside or whether the source is inside your house. Moisture intrusion and leaks can cause building materials to stain, warp, decay, and […]

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