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4 Steps To Prepare Furniture For Self Storage

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If you are planning to move to another location or if you simply don't have enough room in your home to store valuable furnishings, self storage may be the answer. However, when it comes to long-term storage, it is important to prepare your furnishings so that they are properly preserved. Here are a few steps needed to prepare furniture for storage: Thorough Cleaning Before storing your items, it is important to clean them thoroughly.

26 February 2016

4 Signs That Your Septic Tank Is Full And Needs To Be Pumped

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Septic systems are common in rural homes that are not connected to municipal sewers. When taken care of properly, these systems provide a very efficient way to take care of both waste water and solid waste. If you are the owner of a home with a septic system, it is important to know the symptoms of a septic tank that needs to be pumped by a professional septic services company. Some of the most common signs that your septic tank needs to be pumped include:

5 February 2016

Unvented Propane Space Heaters Still Raise Safety Concerns

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Winter storms, power outages and high fuel oil prices may have you looking for an alternative heating method for your home. A popular choice is vent-free propane heaters. Although propane is a very safe heating fuel, there are things you should know before installing an unvented fireplace or heater in your home. There Is No 100% Clean Burning Fuel Any carbon fuel you burn emits byproducts, and these heaters are no exception.

17 January 2016

3 Key Features Residential Alarm Systems Should Have

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As a homeowner, you want to make sure your property is protected at all times. The last thing you want is to come home and find that someone broke in and stole all of your prized possessions. Not only is that quite disheartening, but it can make you scared and nervous to be in your own home after that. Thankfully, there is a simple solution to put an end to your worries.

29 December 2015

Don't Overlook The Cost Savings Of Professional Movers

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Moving is often a stressful experience that is accompanied by a lengthy expense list. While removing all stress from the experience might be impossible, you definitely can pull off an efficient move while keeping your cost low, even when relying on a professional moving company.   No One-Size-Fits-All Solution There is a somewhat common idea that professional moving companies have an all or nothing mentality. Either they perform the entire move or they can't help you.

11 December 2015

2 Things To Know About Using Social Media When Screening Potential Employees

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Screening employees is a process used by most companies when they are looking for people to hire, and there are a number of different tools used for this process. One trend that some employers are currently using during the hiring process is social media. As you begin looking for new employees, you may wonder whether you should turn to social media for insight and help. Before you do, here are two things you should know.

24 November 2015

Three Ways To Prevent A Mold Relapse

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Once you've gotten over a mold problem in your home, you're probably rightly concerned about how to prevent having to go through that ever again. And if you've hired a professional cleaning service, you've made the right cleaning choice to help prevent relapse. There are, however, several things you can do to make a second incursion even less likely. These involve taking steps to keep your house from being a friendly environment for mold.

4 November 2015

How To Encourage Customers To Rent Multiple Storage Units At A Time

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If your storage unit company suffers from having too many empty units, then you need to find ways to fill the units so you can make more money. On average, a storage unit facility breaks even at 60-72% occupancy, which means you can actually lose money if your space gets left without someone renting it every month. One way to increase the number of rented units you have at your facility is to get your customers to rent more than one unit at a time.

16 October 2015

Are You Considering Paper Packaging In Your Business?

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Plastic has been a great way to increase the durability of packaging in many types of businesses. However, today, the landfills are filled with plastic waste, posing a serious negative impact on the environment. Many businesses today are looking for ways to reduce their environmental footprint while also maintaining long-lasting, tough packaging. Turning your business into one that is aware of how it is affecting the environment is a good idea for more than just making a smaller footprint.

21 September 2015

3 Tips For A Successful Backyard Hockey Rink

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Many people enjoy honing their hockey skills, but paying for ice time can be expensive. Constructing a rink in your backyard can be a great way to gain access to the ice you need to improve your hockey game. A properly maintained backyard rink will last the entire winter, so it's essential that you take the time to learn how to keep your rink in top shape. Here are three tips you can use to ensure you have a successful backyard hockey rink in the future.

4 September 2015