9 Blunders That Offer An Open Invitation To Pests
17 February 2015
Household and garden pests are more than an inconvenience. Insects and rodents can be destructive to property and pose health risks as well. Although there are circumstances that may warrant the services of a professional pest control company, there are ways to keep these unwanted visitors at bay. The following is a list of common mistakes that may contribute to an infestation:
1. Leaving Doorways and Windows Unsealed
You might not have thought about it, but even the slightest gap in doorways and windows can provide easy access and entry to your home for small bugs.
Protecting Yourself From Fraud
5 February 2015
Identity theft is one of the key enablers of crime today due to the widespread use of digital communications. Put simply, identity theft means someone out there is using your identity for personal gain. This can be through obtaining credit in your name, using your passport details or simply hacking into your bank account. Unfortunately, it's getting easier for fraudsters to commit these crimes, so consider the following steps to keep your personal information safe and secure:
Downsizing? 4 Tips To Make Sure Furniture Placed In Storage Stays In Great Shape
27 January 2015
If you are temporarily moving from a larger home into an apartment or corporate housing, then you may be placing many of your belongings in a storage unit. If you feel apprehensive about keeping your expensive furniture in storage, then don't worry. As long as you choose the right storage unit and prepare your furniture for storage correctly, your items can eventually be removed from storage in the same condition as when they went in.
Five Random Things That Can Cause A House Fire
15 January 2015
Few things are scarier or more potentially devastating than a house fire. Not only would a house fire put your family's lives at risk, but it could also lead to the loss of priceless sentimental items and other valuables, and even leave you without a place to live. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, house fires cause nearly 12 billion dollars in damage a year, and lead to more than 3,000 deaths per year on average.