Monthly Archives July 2016

5 Signs You Have Termite Damage

Pest control

Every year in the United States, termites and similar insects or pests cause a total of $30 billion in damage to about 600,000 homes. Thriving in damp, dark places, termites can enter your home through a space as small as 1/32 of an inch. If you’re worried you might have an infestation of the pesky insects in your house, you’ll need to call a home exterminator for pest control as soon as possible. Here are 5 signs to tell if you have termite damage:

1. Visible cracks. Sudden, unexplained cracks in your interior walls are some of the most common termites signs. They live off of the cellulose found in wood in the walls. You should check the ceiling and floor as well.

2. Hollow walls. Because termites consume wood particl

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Find the Right Foundation Repair Contractor with These 6 Tips

Basement waterproofing contractor

If you are a homeowner, you know how important your foundation is. Unfortunately, it is subject to a lot of damage from the elements. If you have a basement, it is almost inevitable that you will experience some kind of water damage while you own the home. Nearly 98% of all homeowners with basements have experience it. If and when you see cracks in your foundation that are one quarter of an inch wide or more, you need to take steps to fix them. If you are not sure how to do that, you should call in some foundation repair contractors to help.

Finding the right foundation repair contractors may seen like a daunting task but it does not have to be. Here are some tips to help you find the right foundation repair service.

  1. What is the company’s reputation? Pr
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Four Principles Every New Farmer and Rancher Should Live By

Ranches for sale in northern california

“Purple mountains majesty and amber waves of grain…” As the great lyrics from the song America the Beautiful describe, there isn’t much that contributes to the beauty and pride of our great country than the sprawling miles of cattle ranches and farmland that produce the food we survive on. And there aren’t many people in our great country who do more to contribute to our thriving way of life than the farmers and ranchers who work that land and livestock.

Are you looking for ranch farm land for sale? Or are you considering listing your own ranch

Preparing For the Care of Your Aging Parent

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It can be difficult for both the adult child and the senior parent when living alone is no longer an option. The parent feels like they lose their independence and become a burden on their family. The child feels responsible for the around the clock care for their parent. They are concerned for their safety and deciding on the best and safest option for living assistance can be difficult. There are many options available to provide the additional assistance that your senior parent needs. A nursing home can provide around the clock care in a medical type setting. An assisted living provides more independence, but still has medical and emergency staff on duty.

My Teenager Is Showing Depressive Symptoms What Could Be The Problem?

Dealing with teenagers

What is considered normal teenage behavior? The answer seems to change depending on where you go, be it the psychology section in the bookstore or a casual conversation you have with your friends. Dealing with difficult teens can be a trying process when you feel you’re low on options and aren’t sure what’s causing depressive or anxious symptoms. Thankfully, the Internet has proved to be one of the most vital resources for people of all shapes and sizes. If you want to learn how parents can improve communication with teenagers or simply want a better idea as to what constitutes normal teenage behavior, continue reading to learn more about

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Condo Furnishing Options that Bring the Beach Inside

Florida interior design

So you’ve finally purchased that beachside (or nearly beachside) condo. Congratulations! Now, the trick is to come up with ideas for furnishing a condo in a way that emphasizes your personality as well as your surroundings.

Bring the beach indoors without all the mess of the sand. A seaside-style living space gives you the peace and calm associated with the beach, no matter how far your new pad might actually be from the shore!

Here are some amazing condo furnishing options you can incorporate quickly and easily into your new space to get it feeling more like a home.

  • Colors
    To simulate a water view, think ocean colors: sandy neutrals and sea blues on the walls or in the accents of your furniture can really lend a cool breeze. Simple bursts like a trim color or oceanview pain
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The Many Decisions Involved in Wedding Planning

Reception venues in miami

You have probably been to a lot of wedding throughout your life. Each wedding, you probably wondered when it would be your turn. When would you meet the man of your dreams? When would you choose to get married? Where would you get married? You probably took small details from each wedding you attended that you liked, filing them away for that perfect wedding on day. Now you are ready to plan the wedding of your dreams, but you are having trouble finding unique wedding places to fulfill all of your dreams. There are many unique wedding places available for rent, you just have to find them. You have to find t

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Sleep Well in an Adjustable Bed and Wake Up Refreshed

Supportive bed

Considering you spent nearly 3,000 hours lying on your mattress every year, having a comfortable bed is perhaps even more important than owning a comfortable pair of shoes. Most conventional mattresses have a life expectancy of 9 or 10 years, but most consumers continue to sleep on that mattress longer than they intend, and likely suffer from a poor night’s sleep as a result. If your mattress is approaching or past this milestone, you should be in the market for a new mattress and if you one of the 50 to 70 million adults who experience chronic sleep or wakefulness disorders, you might want to consider your adjustable bed options.
If you spend time in a recliner to elevate your legs or occasionally sleep in one due to heartburn, you

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Why an Unbroken Night’s Sleep is Essential for Health

Comfortable bed

“The sweet sleep that nourishes life.” As in so many other of things, Shakespeare had it right. Good sleep is one of the bases of a healthy life. It’s when you’re asleep that your body heals itself, repairing tissues and strengthening the immune system. The different stages of sleep have different functions, but a good night’s sleep should be unbroken and comfortable. The average adult needs around seven to nine hours of sleep a night, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Individuals needs vary, but it is important to get an unbroken night’s sleep.

The stages of sleep
Everyone has heard of the terms REM and non-REM sleep, but what exactly do they mean? REM stands for Rapid Eye Movement and refers to the periods of sleep that alternate with non-REM (NREM) periods. The

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Top 3 Reasons Why Homeowners Should Take Advantage of Professional Lawn Services

Lawn fertilizing company

There are plenty of ways that homeowners can save money with do it yourself hacks, especially when it comes to landscaping and lawn care services. Unfortunately, one of the major problems with do it yourself hacks and projects is simply finding the time to actually do them, which is often easier said than done. In fact, you probably have a bunch of do it yourself projects in the works right now, many if not all of which are only partially finished. These days, it’s hard enough to find time to balance work, family, and social responsibilities, let alone finding time to try out the latest do it yourself lawn care and weed control hacks!

So while do it yourself hacks when it comes to lawn services can can pay off in many cases by helping you save money and boosting your ego thanks

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