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5 Tips to Keep Mice and Rodents Away from Your Home

Most people don’t consider mice and rodents pests in the home, but their waste and droppings are dangerous to your health and property. Mice and rodents can damage insulation, chew through wires, and contaminate foodstuffs, resulting in thousands of dollars in damages. Luckily, there are many ways to keep these animals away from your home

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Hiring a Handyperson for Those Small But Important Projects

Homeowners are often tempted to take on do-it-yourself projects that, while seemingly straightforward, often prove to be more difficult than initially imagined. The best choice in these situations? Hire a handyperson who can quickly and efficiently complete the project with the highest quality workmanship and attention to detail so that you can get back to

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After-Sale Inspections: Why You Shouldn’t Delay Them

Many homebuyers believe they have time to conduct an inspection on their own after moving in or assume that issues will be resolved at closing time. Not doing an inspection does not mean problems don’t exist. Some of these issues will escalate over time and become more expensive to fix. Don’t delay the inevitable and

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How Drones are Changing the Home Inspection Industry

Home inspections are an essential part of the home buying process, and the technology used to help the home inspector is evolving quickly. One such emerging technology that’s changing how home inspections are conducted is drones, which help inspectors more easily examine roofs, chimneys, and other hard-to-reach parts of homes. These devices also allow inspectors

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10 Benefits of Remodeling an Existing Home

How much does it cost to move? For most of us, the costs of moving include buying new appliances, furniture, and more. Plus, gas or airfare if you have to fly long distances to your new home! All these expenses can quickly add up to thousands of dollars. What if you could avoid those costs

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Why You Should Hire a Home Inspector

How important is it to hire a home inspector before buying your dream house? It’s so important that many people who don’t hire an inspector don’t purchase the home they were looking at. To protect yourself and your investment, you should ensure that everything about the home is as it should be before signing on the dotted line.

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“You can buy a person’s time, you can buy a person’s physical presence at a given place; you can even buy a measured number of skilled muscular motions per hour or day. But you cannot buy enthusiasm; you cannot buy initiative; you cannot buy loyalty; you cannot buy the devotion of hearts, minds, and souls. You have to earn these things.” – Management’s Philosophy

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