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5 deep-cleaning jobs that are oddly satisfying

Whether its scrubbing through grime to reveal a sparkling surface, cleaning dust bunnies from under appliances or organizing your pantry, theres something oddly satisfying about a deep clean.According to a recent survey conducted on behalf of Clorox, lots of people get the good vibes flowing when its cleaning day. Seventy-one percent say it makes them feel relaxed, while 57 percent say they feel accomplished.Of the most oddly satisfying places to clean in the house, 34 percent say they find their... read more
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Protect your home from termites this spring

Spring is officially here, bringing flowers, greenery and increased pest activity. Because termite evidence is more noticeable in warmer months, it is important to check for any warning signs every spring. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to reduce the likelihood of a termite infestation in the first place.Keep shrubs trimmedWell-maintained shrubbery looks nice, but...
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The secret places pests are hiding in your home

Pests can be hiding just about everywhere — whether you can see them or not. When you know where to look, there are preventative measures you can take to help avoid a pest infestation problem in your home. Terminix shares details on the unexpected, secret places pests can be hiding.Sinks and drains One often overlooked area is the...
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Which copy paper is best?

Buying paper and office supplies can seem routine, however, these simple choices matter. Choosing the right paper can help save time and money, as well as ensure the quality of documents.So, what exactly should you look for in copy paper?There are many different performance attributes and categories of paper, said Sarah Yedlick, Boise Paper office expert. Its important...
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5 'smart' ways to tackle your spring cleaning

Pull back the drapes, crack open the window and let in the warm, sun-soaked air. Thats right, spring is right around the corner and that means itll soon be time to chase away the grime and odors that have settled in over the long winter.For many, spring cleaning is something of a tradition, a ritual. But things have...
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