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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 kitchen sink. When not properly sanitized, drains can become a breeding ground for pests like cockroaches, drain beetles and fruit flies. Cockroaches... read more
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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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The best way to clean wood floors might surprise you

Although most people envision their dream home with shiny wood floors, many consumers are unaware of the best way to care for them, according to a 2017 survey conducted by the National Wood Flooring Association.Not surprisingly, many homeowners are unsure of the best way to effectively and quickly clean hardwood floors. Some believe mopping with a bucket of...
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House hunting? Use this handy checklist before you make the offer

House hunting can feel like an adventurous new chapter in your life. If you're lucky enough to find the property that checks off all the "must have" boxes — appearance, size, price, location — its easy to fall in love.Not so fast. Before making an offer on any property, its smart to take a deeper look at the...
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