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Extension cord safety tips for homeowners. Extension cords are common household items that almost everyone…

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October/November Checklists– Download Now! What to do and when to do it Once…

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A lot goes into the construction of a single-family home! Last year we included a…

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What makes excellent asphalt? Award winning asphalt driveway Here are the six steps to excellent…

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Learning to build a roof overhead was a great intellectual leap in mankind’s quest for…

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How fast does a new home deteriorate? The answer is much faster than you think!…

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Central vacuum cleaning sheets Central vacuum motor Fresh air for a stinky appliance Your central…

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The nastiest place in your home may surprise you Where is all my heat going?…

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Door locks-hardware have actually been around for quite a long time. Some person with something…

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How to care for your stainless steel appliances This may sound silly, but even stainless…

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Cooling Off A Hot Attic Your attic is hot! Here’s how to cool it off…

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 GFCI’s help keep you safe, but don’t last forever! It is always a bit frightening…

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