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5 Tips To Keep Your Keys Safe

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

How many keys do you have on your key ring? The average person carries several. We have to unlock our homes, cars, safes, garages, office doors and a number of other things throughout the day. Imagine how frustrated or frightened you’d be if your keys were lost or stolen. Unfortunately, it happens every day, and in some cases, it puts people’s homes and cars at risk for theft. If you want to keep your house, car and belongings safe, here are five tips to help you secure your keys no matter where you are. Limit the Number of Spare...

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High Tech Locks & Knobs That Will Change Security Forever

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You live in the age of technology. It seems like everything is electronic these days. People are even upgrading to high tech locks, doorknobs, and other security features. Here are some interesting high tech items that you can buy for your home to add some security or just make life a little easier. ‘Occupied’ Door Handle If you have a room that you don’t like to be disturbed in, you can buy a special door handle telling others to keep out. The door handle lights up red when the door is locked, letting others know that the...

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Winter Moving Tips: Keeping Sensitive Belongings Safe And Preventing Falls

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most people try to move during the spring and summer months so they can avoid poor weather conditions that can cause difficulties during the move. If you need to move during the winter or if you want to save money on moving expenses, then you may decide to move from one house to another during December, January, or February. If you do this, then it is wise to hire a local moving service to help you. This will help to keep snow and ice from stopping the progress of cars and small moving vans. There are many things that you will need to do...

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8 Great Ways That You Can Use Shredded Paper!

Posted by on Dec 3, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You’re probably already aware that shredding documents that contain sensitive information is an excellent way to keep yourself safe from the criminal antics of identity thieves. However, you might not be aware of all of the ways that you can put shredded paper to good use. Here are eight things that you can do with shredded paper rather than simply taking it to a nearby recycling center: Use it for Compost Shredded paper can be added to the contents of your compost bin as long as it isn’t coated with foil or plastic. It’s...

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5 Strategies For Keeping Termites At Bay

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most homeowners who live in areas likely to be infested by termites already know the basics of protecting their homes against termite infestations such as not stacking their firewood next to the house or bringing it more than you can use in an average day indoors. However, there are other ways that termites can gain access to your home. For instance, your exterior landscaping can provide an environment that is highly conducive to the development of termite infestations. Here are five ways that you can minimize the chances of that happening:...

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4 Tips For An Easy Move With Your Feline Friends

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cats thrive on stability in routine and territory. Changing a cat’s home turf often causes strife in the household for weeks after the move. You might even notice a change in your cats’ demeanor as you load up the moving boxes with your belongings. Your cats may start to pace, meow loudly or even spray in a desperate attempt to mark their territory. Luckily, you can ease their distress during the moving process by utilizing the four following tips. 1. Confine Your Cats In The Bathroom To keep your cats from destroying your moving...

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4 Ways To Help Keep Pests Outside

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

A critical part of preventing pest infestations is finding vulnerabilities in your home, where pests are likely to enter. There are ways you can prevent pests from gaining entry into your home and lower the chances of infestation. Have Your Roof Checked Small openings in your roof create access points for pests, and easily go unnoticed. In addition to small insects that can fit through small cracks in the roof, rodents and other small mammals will take advantage of holes in your roof, especially in the winter. One such pest is roof rats, and...

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Plastic Bins As An Alternative To Traditional Toolboxes: Why It Makes Sense For Your Shop

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The use of traditional steel toolboxes for tool and equipment storage is so ingrained in the auto repair and service industry, it can be difficult to imagine using anything else. However, with the availability of high-impact plastics, the use of plastic bins for tool storage will greatly enhance the efficiency and organizational structure of many automotive facilities. Here is why you should consider using these bins in your shop: Advantages of using plastic bins Below are a few distinct advantages offered by using plastic bins for in-shop...

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The Advantages Of Using A Custom Home Builder To Construct Your House

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you have saved enough money to purchase a home that fits all of your needs, you have many options for customizing a new house. You can purchase and remodel an older home, buy a new, yet predesigned house, or take the time to work with a custom builder to construct a one-of-a-kind residence. If you want complete control over what your house will look like, you should consider the advantages of designing your home from scratch with professional help from a place like K Gordon Construction so you can fulfill your fantasies of living in the...

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Common Pests That Enter Homes In Winter: Tips For Preventing Their Entry

Posted by on Nov 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

From preventing ice dams to making sure the front steps are always free of ice and snow, for many homeowners, winter is nothing but a long list of back breaking chores. However, before you put your feet up and enjoy a mug of hot cocoa, there is one more issue you should address: pests. Just like you, several common pests find your warm home very appealing on frigid winter days, and their unwelcome presence can cause major damage. Here are a few common pests that you might find in your home during winter, and how to keep them out: Common...

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