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  • Consumer Reports Ratings
    For the first time, Consumer Reports Reveals the Most Reliable Home Appliance Brands

    Newly-released rankings show some brands do well across a variety of kitchen and laundry categories Miele, LG, Thermador, and Bosch stand out among 24 brands ranked Consumer Reports (CR), the nonprofit organization, today announced the first-ever reliability...

    • Posted June 21, 2019
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    Follow these Red Cross Steps for a Safe 4th of July Holiday

    The 4th of July holiday is just around the corner and many of us will take time off to enjoy a long weekend of summer fun. The American Red Cross wants everyone to have a great holiday and...

    • Posted June 21, 2019
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  • The Delivery and Tear Out Process

    My previous blog post covered my design experience with Cliqstudios.com. With the design process neatly in the rearview mirror, I regularly perused my design package – admiring the well-detailed plans, elevations, and eye-catching perspective views – anticipating...

    • Posted June 15, 2019
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  • Time for Summer Toys … and Safety

    Gas up the motorcycles. Fuel up the water toys. Get the dirt bikes and ATVs ready to hit the road. Summer is the time for outdoor activities that rely on both fuel and common sense. “Safety should...

    • Posted June 6, 2019
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    Nine Ways to Mosquito-proof Your Backyard this Summer

    Dr. Drainage offers ways for homeowners to prevent mosquitos from ruining outdoor spaces  Ryan Larsen is a civil engineer at NDS, Inc., which manufactures a wide range of stormwater and drainage products—such as catch basins, pop-up emitters, channel...

    • Posted June 6, 2019
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  • Hoover cordless cleaning system
    Innovative Battery Technology Powers New HOOVER® ONEPWR™ System of Cord-Free Cleaning Products

    TTI Floor Care North America, a division of Techtronic Industries Company Limited, is transforming the way people clean with the launch of the new HOOVER® ONEPWR™ Cordless Cleaning System. Featuring nine cord-free, high-performance cleaning products that share...

    • Posted June 6, 2019
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  • CliqStudios
    The Design Experience

    I have been a remodeling professional for nearly four decades. Consequently, I know that there are three initial steps that are fundamental to the success of a project. The first step is planning. The second step is...

    • Posted May 10, 2019
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  • lawn mower
    Lawn Equipment: Keep Safety In Mind

    When spring is on its way, homeowners are often eager to get outside and spruce up their yards. It’s important when doing so to keep safety in mind. “Before you use a mower, trimmer, blower, chain saw,...

    • Posted March 21, 2019
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  • deck
    3 easy ways to increase the life and value of your deck

    (BPT) – Building a deck is one of the best home improvement investments you can make. According to Remodeling Magazine’s 2019 Cost vs. Value Report, a homeowner can expect to recoup about 76 percent of the cost of...

    • Posted March 12, 2019
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    Insurance Settlement vs. Actual Property Value

    If you’re a survivor of the Camp Fire, then you’ve probably already had a conversation with your insurance carrier. One lady we spoke with told us that she received a $300,000.00 settlement for her lost home and...

    • Posted March 12, 2019
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