Archive for June, 2018

The Advantages of Plantation Shutters

Plantation shutters are a very specific type of window treatment. They are made of wood or faux wood and the louvers are opened and closed using a tilt rod located either in the middle of the plantation shutters or to one side and always hidden. As you consider whether to use plantation shutters or shades, draperies, blinds, or some other kind of window treatments, here’s what you need to know about plantation shutters and their advantages.

They Are Easy to Clean

Unlike curtains and drapes, which must be removed and washed, plantation shutters can simply be wiped with a damp cloth or hand duster. Since the blades are typically wider and farther apart than those on blinds, these shutters are easier to clean than blinds, as well.

They Last a Long Time

At a time when most people have to spend money every seven or eight years to update window treatments, the t

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Finding the Right Exterminator Can Solve Year Round Problems

The latest viral sensation that captured the nation’s attention might have been considered a critter, except for the fact that this raccoon seemed to have himself in a rather dangerous situation. On the window sill of a down town sky scraper in the Minneapolis area, this beady little eyed creature loos adorable. If that same animal had been in a dumpster behind the house, animal control would have been called. When animal control investigated the the scraper climbing raccoon had garnered millions of viewers. This means that every move that the animal control agents took had to be well thought out.
Fortunately, the furry creature made his way to the roof of the building where a can of cat food coaxed him into a life trap. Within a few hours, the most famous raccoon on the planet was released back into the wild.
What Does an Exterminator Do in the Winter?
Even when it is the coldest months of the year, there are many services that an exterminator can provide.

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The Benefits Of Remodeling Your Home

From kitchen remodeling projects to exterior landscaping additions, there are many ways that the typical home owner in the United States can improve or enhance their home. Updating part of your home is common among all different types of home owners. In fact, home renovation such as kitchen remodeling and bathroom remodeling are so common and widespread throughout the United States that more than half of all home owners in the country (around two thirds, to be more exact) are planning on some sort of remodeling project. These projects are done both with the help of professional contractors and as do it yourself projects, depending on the skill of the home owner and the extent of the project itself. It is important to consider all of your options when embarking on a home or property renovation project, as well as your budget and your ideal outcome for the project.

Kitchens are an

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Keep Your Office Clean With Commercial Cleaning Services

Many businesses do their best to keep their workspaces clean and well-organized. Since American workers spend a minimum of 1,896 hours at work every year, the environment where they perform their jobs can have a potentially negative effect on their health and well-being. Given the amount of bacteria that employees can come into contact with on a daily basis, it’s not surprising that absenteeism can be an issue.

In order to ensure that office environments are not only clean, but as clean as possible, many businesses will outsource to professional cleaning services. If your business doesn’t currently use commercial cleaning services, you may be interested to know just how many germs could be lurking in your office. The average keyboard, computer mouse, and desk chair could have about 21,000 germs per square inch. This

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Importance of Gutter Maintenance

Ensuring that your rain gutters are clean and in quality shape should be a regular part of your home maintenance. Clogged gutters are the number one cause of basement water problems, making it incredibly important to identify if you are in need of gutter repair.

Regular gutter maintenance can prevent the need for gutter repair. Gutter cleaning should be done at least twice a year. Every gallon of rainwater that collects on your roof weighs eight pounds, meaning clogged and overflowing gutters could be holding thousands of pounds of water on top of your home.

When looking for gutter repair, there are a few options to consider. The installation of gutter guards can prevent leaves and other debris from causing blockage in your gutters. You can also look into replacing your gutters.

If you’re the handy type, you may be able to accomplish the needed gutter repair on

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