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Bed bugs haven’t gone away, and the more you know, the better prepared you’ll be if this unfortunately popular pest catches up with you at home. 

What are the common treatments for bed bug infestation?  Do they work?  Does any one approach work better than all the others?

For answers, we...

Get Rid of Bedbugs at Home or in Hotels
When Mayra Belsham and her mother checked into a fashionable hotel in the Upper West Side of Manhattan after a long flight from Montreal, a good night’s sleep was all they wanted. But as they slipped under the sheets and flipped on the television, a real life horror story rolled out right...
Exterior Remodeling

The start of spring brings balmy afternoons, the thwack of baseball bats, and emerald lawns and flowers bursting into bloom. But it’s not all pretty.  Throughout the United States, termites, carpenter ants and an army of other household pests are swarming around houses, foundations and...

Mosquito Proof Your Yard

Mosquito bites can quickly ruin a backyard barbeque, and place your family and friends at risk of diseases like the West Nile Virus. The good news is that there are many things you can do to make your back yard less inviting for a mosquito infestation.

Mosquitoes need only two things to...
How to Keep Deer, Rabbits and Groundhogs out of Your Garden

This spring as warmer weather moves in and you make your way outside to enjoy your yard, you may find that you’re not the first one to get your hands (or should we say paws?) in the dirt. It seems every year more and more animals like deer, rabbits or groundhogs are finding their way into...

Bathroom Remodeling

If your floors squeak, your toilet leaks, or a mouse scampering across the floor has you shrieking, there’s no need to panic.  These are all “bite-size” do it yourself problems that with a few tips, you can easily handle on your own.  Here are eight easy do it yourself home repairs:

Squeaky...