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How to keep pests out of your chimney

As temperatures drop, many people will start spending more time in the warmth of their homes. Animals dont have the luxury of extra heating and take whatever refuge they can find, making chimneys a convenient place for pests to seek shelter. The team at Terminix has some helpful information to share so that homeowners can be better prepared to address critters that find their way into chimneys.What kinds of pests can end up in your chimney? If you hear rustling... read more
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3 alarming places where germs are hiding in your kitchen

Your kitchen may look clean, but heres the dirt on whats really happening. Although a quick daily clean might keep some of the bacteria at bay, its important to remember that germs are lurking in the dark corners often overlooked! Since the kitchen tends to be where family and friends congregate, not only is it alarming to discover...
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Prevent these 4 winter home problems now

When you start feeling those first hints of winter, the instinct to get ready kicks in. You may dig out your cars snow brush, blanket, shovel and winter survival kit and place them in the trunk of your car. The winter coats and boots come out of storage, and you may pick up some extra mittens.But what do...
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5 steps to building a sustainable home

Sponsored Ad Content by Clayton.For the 21st-century home, building with environmental sustainability in mind is a must. A sustainable, energy-efficient home makes the most effective use of building materials and natural energy. Many home builders look for new ways to ensure energy-efficiency measures are incorporated into their home features and construction methods. This not only saves money in...

How to make sure your door hardware makes the grade

Short, chilly days mean more time spent indoors with family and friends. This is the perfect time to focus on home improvement, starting with finding the right door hardware. While home security is typically top-of-mind, door hardware such as locksets and deadbolts are generally overlooked and purchasing new locks is not a simple decision. Does it need to...
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