What To Teach Your Child To Do When They Get Locked Out Of The House

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One of the scenarios you need to be prepared for as a parent is the inevitable situation where your child will get locked out of the house and there are no adults around to let them in. Your child may have a key to get in, but it can get lost or misplaced or even left in the house, leaving your young one without a way to get inside when they get home from school or a friend's house.

7 October 2016

Two Tips To Keep Bed Bugs From Becoming A Problem In Your Home

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If you have friends or family that have recently dealt with a bed bug issue, you may be anxious to learn more about what you can do to keep them from becoming a problem in your house. The bites that bed bugs inflict on people can be painful, and may make the recipient itch quite a bit, which can be extremely uncomfortable. That's why it's important for you to do everything you can to prevent them from infesting your home.

28 July 2016

How To Cut The Price Of Your Movers

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If you are thinking about hiring a moving company to handle your move, then you may be concerned about what you will pay for your service. Well, rather than assume that you are going to pay too much for your service, consider taking it upon yourself to find saving opportunities. There are many easy and beneficial ways that you can save when hiring a moving company to handle your move, such as the following:

25 March 2016

3 Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Small Kitchen

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Small kitchens are frustrating. They make it difficult to move around in order to make the food that your family needs because it feels like all of the items that you need in a kitchen, such as the measuring cups, large appliances, table sets, and cooking pots, are all pressing down on you. There's no room to store anything. Here are three ways to regain your sanity and make the most out of your small kitchen.

28 July 2015

How To Prevent Bed Bugs In Your Home

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Although bed bugs have a reputation for seeking out unhygienic places, the truth is that bed bugs can set up housekeeping in even the cleanest homes. These tiny parasites thrive in dark, damp environments with access to organic matter like wood, skin cells and/or newspaper, and they can exist in any temperature below 120 degrees. Homes in multi-unit buildings are particularly susceptible. As eradicating these bugs can cost up to $1,200, the best plan is to prevent them for invading your living space.

11 February 2015

Using Self-Storage For Your Sale Items

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If you enjoy going to flea markets and yard sales to find bargains that you will resell for a profit, you may want to have an area to store the finds instead of having them pile up around your home. Renting a self storage unit will give you a spot to keep your treasures away from your own belongings, making it easier for you to sort and organize them for resale.

6 February 2015

4 Ways To Remove Pet Urine Odor From Carpet

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Do you have a dog who sometimes has accidents in the house? That's certainly a frustrating problem. While you may love your dog dearly, you also don't want your house to smell like dog urine. The problem is easier to deal with on hard-surface floors, like vinyl, tile, and hardwood. You can clean up the mess with paper towels and water, with little risk that the urine will soak in and cause a long-term odor problem.

4 February 2015

3 Tips For Negotiating A Better Price For Your Move

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It is no secret that moving can be expensive. Whether you do it on your own, or hire a moving company, you can plan on spending a pretty penny. Yet, that doesn't mean that you can't get a good deal on your moving expenses. Here are a couple tips for negotiating a better price for your move. 1. Get At Least Three Quotes Moving companies are competing for your business. They want to make you happy.

28 January 2015

What You Should Know About Hiring Locksmiths

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As a business owner, you want to be sure that you have a credible locksmith available whenever you or an employee finds themselves locked outside of the building. This will ensure that right away you will have someone to call to ensure that you are going to be able to get back into the office to continue on with your work day. Here's what you should know about hiring a good locksmith for your business:

27 January 2015

Upgrades To Consider For Your Home's Alarm System

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It's not unusual for a residential home to be equipped with an alarm system today, but if your system is years old then your home may not be as secure as you assume. Many burglars know how to easily disable an outdated keypad, or might be in and out of your home before police can respond to an alarm. To keep your home secure, you might want to consider some upgrades to your alarm system.

22 January 2015