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Three Easy Things You Can Do to Keep Intruders from Entering Through Your Garage Door

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When people are looking for ways to secure their residences, they often overlook the largest security gap in their home’s line of defense against burglars, the garage door. It is simple to do, as many individuals don’t view their garage doors as vulnerable. However, the truth is that would-be thieves are looking for an easy point of entry, and garage doors are often the least protected of all. Below are three easy measures that any homeowner can implement to help prevent intruders from using a garage door to gain entrance.…

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3 Signs You Should Replace Your Commercial Locks

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If you haven’t given much thought to the locks that are used to secure your commercial property, there are a few situations in which it is smart to hire a locksmith to assist you with replacing these locks to ensure utmost security. 1. You’ve Just Moved to a New Building Have you just opened your business, or have you moved to a new building? If so, it is always smart to replace the locks, even if the previous owner of the building or the company that is leasing the building to you claims that there are no other keys out there.…

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4 Tips To Make Your Move Easier

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If you are making a local move and you have plenty of warning about the move, there are things that you can do that will make the move easier for you.   Sort Out Belongings One thing that you can do is start sorting out everything you own. You can sort them out into donate, keep, or toss piles. But you can also sort them out by things you need now and things that you aren’t going to use immediately.…

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3 Busted Home Remedies for Getting Rid of Cockroaches

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Ask anyone what type of home pest they find hardest to eliminate and there is a good chance that cockroaches will be their number one answer. These creepy critters are some of the toughest, resilient, and downright stubborn pests you can have. You could spend hundreds of dollars on over-the-counter chemical sprays and still not see much of a difference. This fact makes many people turn to the Internet to find natural home remedies to deter the bugs they have in their home.…

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8 Reasons To Re-Key Your Home Locks

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Secure, quality door locks and deadbolts are the foundation of a safe, protected home. However, even the most premium locks have no defense against a spare key in the wrong hands. If one or more of these 8 scenarios describe your situation, it’s probably time your had your locks re-keyed:   1. Just moved. If you’ve just bought a home or moved to a new rental, re-keying the locks (or having the landlord take care of it) will bring more peace of mind and added safety.…

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Self Storage Units: Keeping Things Organized For Easy Access

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In an attempt to fit as much as possible into a small storage unit, individuals will often pile everything they can on top of each other. The problem with this is, when the time comes to remove a few items from the storage unit, finding the few items you need can seem virtually impossible. Add to that the need to physically move hundreds or even thousands of pounds worth of other items in order to access the ones that you need, and the option of simply buying a replacement item suddenly seems far more attractive.…

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Winter Woodpile Termite Prevention Tips

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If you heat your house with wood, by taking a few simple precautions this winter, you can prevent termites from finding their way from your woodpile to your house. Store Your Wood Away From Your House The easiest way to keep termites from migrating from your woodpile to your house is to store your wood away from your house. Stacking your wood up right next to your house invites termites to make the short journey from your yummy woodpile to all that yummy wood that makes up your house.…

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Self-Storage Unit: The Best Type For Storing Items From An Attic For A Long Time

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Do you need to get rid of a lot of items in an attic so it can be renovated? You don’t have to sell or give anything away that you want to keep because you can place the items in a self-storage unit. In this article, learn what type of storage unit is the most ideal for long-term storage needs and the cost of a monthly rental. What Type of Self-Storage Unit is Ideal for a Long-Term Use?…

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When Do You Need A Locksmith?

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Keys and locks are important components of modern society. In order to preserve privacy, solidify security, and protect property, you need to make sure that you you have trustworthy, reliable lock. When you use a lock, however, you introduce a problem: what happens if you lose your key or your lock stops working? On the one hand, you can replace your locks with a new lock whenever you have a problem, but it can be cheaper and more effective to simply have your old lock repaired, your key replaced, or to call on a locksmith to provide other lock repair services.…

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Want To Sell Your House? Clean Out The Closets To Help

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If you’re getting ready to sell your home, you want it to look as great as possible before you show it to potential buyers. You do whatever you can to keep the place clean, but you might end up forgetting the closets. Storing many of the items you currently have in your closet in a storage facility can help make your closets look bigger, attracting more buyers. This guide explains the steps to clear your closets and store your excess belongings in a storage facility.…

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