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Will My Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Water Damage?

Will My Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Water Damage?

If you find yourself facing water or flood damage in your home or office and you have homeowner’s insurance, you’re probably wondering if it can help offset the cost of cleanup. Given that the average cost of water damage restoration is around $1,500, it’s important to know what your policy covers before you need to… Read more »

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5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know About Water Damage

5 Things Every Homeowner Should Know About Water Damage

There’s no getting around it – winter in New England is wet and messy. If you haven’t experienced burst pipes, leaky roofs, and flooded basements firsthand, you know someone who has. Untreated water damage can also lead to stained carpets, mold growth, and permanent structural damage, and should be taken care of as soon as… Read more »

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30 Days to a Cleaner and More Comfortable Home Part II

30 Days to a Cleaner and More Comfortable Home Part II

We know you know how to clean your home, but beyond the basics – mopping, laundry, vacuuming, etc. – are cleaning and organizing projects that are understandably dodged or altogether abandoned. Our 30-day guide to a cleaner and more comfortable home focuses on the more obscure cleaning and organizing strategies and ideas that can have… Read more »

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30 Days to a Cleaner and More Comfortable Home Part I

30 Days to a Cleaner and More Comfortable Home Part I

We know you know how to clean your home, but beyond the basics – mopping, laundry, vacuuming, etc. – are cleaning and organizing projects that are understandably dodged or altogether abandoned. Our 30-day guide to a cleaner and more comfortable home focuses on the more obscure cleaning and organizing strategies and ideas that can have… Read more »

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How to Prep Your Home for Winter: A 20-Item Punch List

How to Prep Your Home for Winter: A 20-Item Punch List

How to Prep Your Home for Winter: A 20-Item Punch List There are many different methods for keeping your home cozy and warm in the winter, from inexpensive tactics to green remedies to expensive and more extensive upgrades. We’ve boiled down – from hundreds of home-prep ideas – a list of the best tips, preferred… Read more »

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How To Keep Your Carpet Clean

How To Keep Your Carpet Clean

10 Tips for Keeping Your Carpet Fresh and Clean Carpeting – we walk on it, sit on it, put furniture on it, and lounge on it. It absorbs fur and dander from pets, food and drink that are accidentally spilled, and dirt and mud on the bottom of shoes, as well as enduring general wear… Read more »

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Air Duct Cleaning 101

Air Duct Cleaning 101

Your heating and cooling system are the lungs of your home, and proper care of them is essential to a healthy living environment. Pollutants in the air come from many different places – foot traffic from the outdoors, cooking, smoking, moving around the home, and even cleaning. While the dust and debris in your environment… Read more »

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21 Ways to Keep Mold Out of Your Home

21 Ways to Keep Mold Out of Your Home

While East Coast summer-humidity can be brutal for most New Englanders, floating mold spores thrive in it. When a spore has access to moisture and cellulose, one of the main components of plants, it multiplies and colonizes. Wet areas of your home are an ideal place for mold to collect, making mold removal a necessity…. Read more »

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Common Types of Tile and the Best Cleaning Methods

Common Types of Tile and the Best Cleaning Methods

Homes today feature all sorts of tiles and while most offer decades of beautiful use, it’s easy to damage certain types of tiles with the wrong cleaners. Don’t assume that a big bottle of industrial-strength cleaner is appropriate for your tiles. The best cleaning methods for each type of tile usually differs. Instead, figure out what… Read more »

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Breathe Easier With These Spring Mold Tips

Breathe Easier With These Spring Mold Tips

Molds are miniature, invasive fungi that take root in your home and breed in damp places like bathrooms and poorly ventilated rooms. Each spring when the days get longer and the weather heats up spring mold issues arrive. Mold is Dangerous for Everyone Mold isn’t something you can ignore. Disturbing mold spores and releasing them… Read more »

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