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Keep Your Home Safe from Prowling Burglars

Every day, almost 5,000 homeowners become victims of home invasion, working out to more than 200 burglaries an hour. In 2014, homeowners lost possessions worth a whopping $3.9 billion to burglars, with victims reporting an average loss of $2,251. Other than the material loss, you will have to deal with the psychological damage to having the …

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Pointers for Avoiding the Stress of Long-Distance Relocation

Moving to a new location whether for residential professional purposes can get stressful and difficult. Things get more complicated if you are relocating from one side of the world to the other. You need to consider a variety of factors, including the budget, the moving company, and the new location or house you’re moving to. …

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No Troubled Waters: 3 Ways to Prevent Drowning Among Kids

There’s no doubt about it that swimming is a beneficial activity for kids. It curbs obesity, strengthens muscles and bones, and keeps the blues away. The rewards, however, come with risks as well. It’s not unknown to parents that drowning is a common incident among children. Too often, it happens right at someone’s own backyard. The …

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Must-Haves for a New Home

A new home involves designing for necessary amenities and features. While each homeowner has different needs and priorities, there are some basic amenities that every home should have. Consider the following today: Opt for an Effective HVAC System Nothing is as cherished as a functioning cooling system on a hot summer day. If you plan …

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Home Sick Home: 3 Asthma-Triggering Household Objects to Watch Out For

Our homes are supposed to be a safe haven, protecting us from all sorts of harm. In reality, though, they could be the very breeding ground for germs and microorganisms that trigger different health conditions, such as allergies, asthma, and other respiratory illnesses. If you think about it more carefully, there are far more asthma …

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Money Down the Drain: 3 Culprits Behind Your Leaky Faucets

Drip. Drip. Drip. It’s the sound that keeps you up all night. The small leaks from your faucet can be an annoying problem, but more importantly, a costly one. According to EPA, more than 3,000 gallons of water a year is wasted when a faucet leaks one drip per second. If you don’t understand how wasteful that …

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