Home-Repair

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8 home security hacks recommended by police

Did you know that many police departments have a community affairs officer whose primary goal is to build a strong working relationship with the community? That means you have access to a trained safety expert who wants to give you ideas to keep your home and neighborhood safe.Read on for eight simple home security hacks from a recent home safety evaluation conducted by a police officer.1. Change the locksWhen was the last time you changed the locks? How many previous... read more
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5 steps to protect your home from rodents this fall

Once theyre inside, rats and other rodents can do a lot of harm to your home. This includes damage to electrical wiring, metal or plastic pipes and insulation found in walls and attics. On top of structural damage, the critters arent good for the people who live in your home, either: Some species of mice and rats can...
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How to properly store summer clothes to avoid a pest infestation

As colder weather approaches, you may decide to store some of your summer clothes. However, when warmer temperatures roll around again, you might not find those shorts and tank tops exactly as you left them. Certain insects that feed on fabrics and textiles can leave your carefully stored clothing damaged and full of holes. But dont despair! Your...
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Real estate insight: Green home improvements boost value, shorten sale time

Are you thinking of selling your house and want to know some of the best ways to boost your home's value, demand top dollar and potentially inspire a bidding war? Whether you're selling in a few months or a few years, there is one strategy that gets noticed in real estate markets across the United States: green home...
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Remake your bathroom with these luxurious hotel-inspired trends

Life can get hectic. While it is easy to become overwhelmed with busy schedules and everyday challenges, it is important to carve out personal time for relaxation and renewal. The practice of self-care and personal wellness is becoming a trend on the rise.To incorporate this trend into your daily routine, take a page from the luxury hotel playbook....
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