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3 Things to Know About Ticks to Protect Yourself and Your Family

Posted by Steve Thompson on Aug 5, 2018 4:51:00 PM

Summer is perfect for swimming, hiking, and camping. Unfortunately, it’s also perfect for ticks. Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself and your family from ticks this summer.

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Topics: pest control

How to Clean Up a Coffee Spill on Your Carpet

Posted by Steve Thompson on Aug 3, 2018 1:14:00 PM

We get it. Everyone loves a good cup of Joe, and no one wants to be confined to the kitchen while drinking it. Coffee is all well and good, so long as it's in your mug or in your mouth and not on the carpet. Never fear! Here's how to clean up a coffee spill on your carpet.

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Topics: carpet cleaning, floor cleaning, area rug cleaning

Carpet Buying Guide

Posted by Steve Thompson on Jul 24, 2018 11:24:00 AM

When you walk into a flooring showroom, you can easily be overwhelmed by the vast selection. But once the obvious choices are out of the way (you probably don't need our help saying no to a chartreuse shag), how do you decide which carpet is best for you?

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Topics: carpet cleaning

5 Things You Should Never Do to Your Hardwood Floors

Posted by Steve Thompson on Jul 5, 2018 5:22:00 PM

Hardwood floors are the crowning glory of your home. When well preserved, they can be a timeless design element that provides the perfect foundation for any room. To keep your hardwood floors looking gorgeous, here are five things to avoid.

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Topics: hardwood floors, floor cleaning

The Benefits of Custom Rug Padding

Posted by Steve Thompson on Jun 24, 2018 11:19:00 AM

When in doubt, plush is always better! From mattresses to shoe soles, extra padding can be very beneficial. The same goes for your custom rug. Are you unsure if your rugs could use custom padding? Check out the following benefits and decide for yourself!

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Topics: area rug protection

What to Do If a Bee Stings You

Posted by Steve Thompson on Jun 7, 2018 3:03:00 PM

It’s almost summer, which means it’s almost bee season. Avoiding a sting is priority number one, but if you happen to be stung by a bee, here’s what to do.

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Topics: pest control, bees, flying insects

How to Protect Yourself and Your Family from Mosquito Bites

Posted by Steve Thompson on May 21, 2018 4:19:00 PM

Warm weather is coming—and so are the bugs. While you may not be a big fan of the various types of creepy crawlies, few pose the kind of health threats that mosquitoes do. Mosquitoes carry and transfer a variety of detrimental diseases and viruses. As mosquito season draws near, protect yourself and your family from these pests and their irritating bites by following these tips.

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Topics: pest control, mosquitoes

3 Signs It’s Time to Call in Professional Pest Control Reinforcement

Posted by Steve Thompson on May 10, 2018 5:54:00 PM

You’ve tried store-bought fixes and home remedies. Your pest problem may have temporarily subsided, but your infestation is back again. If you’ve tried and tried again, it's time to call in reinforcements. Here are just a few signs that you should enlist the help of pest control professionals.

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Topics: pest control

How to Deal With the Pesky Moles Tearing Up Your Yard

Posted by Steve Thompson on Apr 28, 2018 12:58:00 PM

You’ve heard the phrase, “Don’t make a mountain out of a molehill,” but talk to any homeowner with a mole infestation, and they’ll likely tell you they’d take the “mountain” instead! While moles may seem harmless at first glance, these tiny creatures can wreak serious havoc on your lawn and garden. If you find yourself faced with the monstrous task of ridding your yard of moles, we feel for you. Here’s what you’ll need to know to deal with the pesky moles tearing up your yard.

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Topics: pest control, moles

FAQ About Carpenter Ants

Posted by Steve Thompson on Apr 11, 2018 7:39:00 PM

They’re big, black, and look like something out of an Alfred Hitchcock movie. Okay, that might be a bit of an exaggeration, but let’s be honest. Carpenter ants are gross! If you’ve spotted a few of these guys around your home, or even worse, in your home, you probably have a few questions about what their presence means for you. Need a quick update? Check out our answers to some of the most frequently asked carpenter ant questions.

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Topics: pest control, ants