Microwave Safety – What Not to Put in the Microwave

Following these tips will prevent microwave fires as well as protect your health and safety.

Did you know that 9 out of 10 homes in the United States have microwaves? Because we are always on the go, we are not often left with much time to cook when we get home. Many Americans often work late nights and are simply too tired to cook a full meal. The fastest option …

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Dryer Fire Prevention

There are many common causes for fires within homes and buildings. From overheated circuits to kitchen fires, theycan be almost impossible to prevent altogether. But what is most important in preventing these natural disasters before they happen is being aware of all possible causes and hazards within the home. One of the many common causes …

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How to Clean Outside Air Conditioner

Now that summer is winding down and so is your outside air conditioner, it’s probably full of dirt and dust particles from being used so often. While regular air conditioning maintenance is not always common, frequent cleaning can extend its lifespan, allowing you to save a pretty penny from your hard work. As there are …

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Fall Cleaning and Maintenance Checklist

For many of us, fall simply can’t come soon enough. After enduring harsh summer temperatures and painful sunburns, we just want things to cool down and get the campfires going. But time will fly as we get busy with fun fall festivals, Halloween, pumpkin spice-everything, football games, and any other ways we can get outside …

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How to Handle a Flooded Basement

Because there are so many possible sources for water damage, it is almost impossible to prevent it altogether. But when natural disasters occur or incredible amounts of rain seep into the foundation, they will eventually find their way to the basement. Even if you are lucky to have a sump pump, it will be no …

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How to Prevent House Fires in the Fall

Many of us can agree that fall is a beautiful season as leaves change colors, temperatures cool down, and campfires burn in backyards. But these fun traditions also come with dangerous fire hazards, causing devastating property damage if one is not careful. The candles, burning leaves, and bonfires can quickly cause severe fire damage if …

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How to Get Rid of Mold Under the Sink

Except for grabbing and storing your cleaning supplies, there are not many reasons to open the cabinet under the sink. The majority of us don’t keep a light under there either. This could also explain that musty smell in the back; you probably have mold. No matter where it is growing on the property, mold …

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How to Remove Mold from Carpet

When mold has affected your property, it’s not only dangerous to your building structure, it can pose a severe risk to your health. Depending on the location and how far it has spread, the cleanup job can be difficult as it may have spread to affect other areas without the property owner even noticing. But …

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Humidity Problems and Property Damages

Humidity problems can be the worst. While temperatures may not appear to be hot on the thermostat, the moisture in the air can make it feel 10x worse. Those who live in the Midwest are especially aware of these dreadful conditions as we are all blasting our air conditioning or are out at the pool …

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How to Fix Water Damaged Furniture

When a flood occurs, it can cause a significant amount of damage within minutes as you most likely have personal contents with high sentimental or monetary value. In addition, your building materials can also become warped and discolored after having contact with the water. The first step to take when finding a flood or significant …

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