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Ladder Safety Tips: How To Choose The Right Ladder & Climb It Safely

When it comes to home maintenance, not every task happens at eye level. So whether you’re changing a light bulb or cleaning your gutters, a ladder is often needed to bring your project within reach. You may not think of these jobs as particularly dangerous, but there’s risk involved any time you leave the ground – even if it's only a few feet. In fact,...

Help Your House Recover From Frost Heave

Frost heave occurs when ice forms underneath soil. As the frozen soil switches between freezing and thawing, it can cause the very foundation of your house to shift since frozen soil has about 10 percent more volume than dry soil. This can lead to serious structural damage to your foundation. Frost heave can happen in any place that experiences cold temperatures. Yet it is most...

Quick Tips To Organize Your Garage… At Last

Somewhere around 30% of all garages are used for household storage instead of vehicle parking, according to organizational experts. If this sounds like you, it might be time to tackle the clutter. And you just might be able to organize your space and reclaim your parking spot. Here are some quick tips to help organize your garage and finally get that car inside. Storage hacks...

Keeping Costs In Check? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Cut Corners On Business Insurance

Owning a small business can be one of life’s greatest balancing acts. Every day there’s the stress of managing employees, finding (and retaining) customers, and monitoring cash flow. And on top of that, you’ll always feel the pressure to keep costs down — and productivity up. For business owners looking to boost their bottom line, cutting back on insurance expenses can be a real temptation....

Basic Dryer Maintenance: How To Clean Dryer Vent Systems

Clothes dryers are responsible for nearly 15,000 house fires each year. And according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the leading cause of dryer fires is failure to clean lint from the system. We all know the importance of cleaning your dryer’s lint trap to prevent dryer fires. But many homeowners neglect to look beyond the machine itself to inspect their home’s dryer vent....