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After a House Fire

After experiencing a house fire you may feel devastated and unsure of what to do. This is completely normal as this is a very overwhelming and stressful situation.  We want to help make things as easy as possible for you. Here are five steps to take after a house fire to get your life […]

Reconstruction After a Water Loss

The aftermath of a water loss can be devastating. After emergency mitigation is finished, there is still more work that needs to be done to restore your home. The rebuilding of your home is called the reconstruction phase, this phase can be lengthy and confusing at times.  Once you have had professionals extract the water and […]

Pet Fire Safety

According to the American Fire Administration, 500,000 pets are affected by house fires every year. Unfortunately, some of these accidents are even caused by the homeowner’s pets. By taking some simple precautions you can keep your pets safe from a dangerous fire. Here are some fire safety tips you can put into practice to keep […]

5 Ways to Beat Kitchen Sink Odors

When there’s an odor in your kitchen and your not sure where it is coming from, a likely culprit can be your sink. The kitchen sink tends to get neglected and over time leftover food that goes down the drain can start causing bad odors. Avoid a stinky sink by trying our five tricks. 

Boiled Water

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What to Do if Your Water Heater Breaks

A broken water heater can be a nightmare for any homeowner. If you find your water heater making strange noises or if it has completely quit working, what should you do? You will want to do as much as you can to lessen any damage that could occur. Follow these steps below to avoid a […]

Rain Proof Your Home

During the months of February and March when Spring is around the corner, there can be quite a bit of rain. Too much rain can wreak havoc on your house and yard if you’re not careful. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to prevent this from occurring. So, don’t worry if you are in the […]

What is Green Cleaning?

When it comes to cleaning your home, most people choose products that will get the job done. However, have you considered what is in the cleaning products that you use? People chose to eliminate toxins from their diet but are not aware of all the toxins found in their home. You may be surprised to find […]

4 Ways to Reduce Paper Clutter

Does your home have paperwork piling up that your not sure what to do about? It’s easy to let paper clutter take over, however doing so can be a sight for sore eyes and a fire hazard. Don’t get caught in this cycle. Follow these four easy tips on how to reduce paper clutter in your home.

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The Differences Between Mold and Mildew

Did you know that not all fungi are the same? One of the biggest misconceptions is that mold and mildew are the same things. While they are somewhat similar, they have differences that can affect your health and your home in different ways. 

What Are the Similarities?

Mold and mildew are both types of fungus that thrive in […]

5 Winter Home Hacks to Keep You Warm

Cold weather means more energy and money being spent on heating your home. Besides running your heat all day and night there are other options to help keep your home warm. Here are five hacks that will keep your energy bill down and help you stay toasty.

1. Know How to Use Your Curtains

Make the most […]