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Putting Out Grease Fires Putting Out Grease Fires

By Ben Levy

Grease fires can be extremely dangerous. They can get hot very quickly and grow out of control. When you are cooking with grease you always need to be prepared for a grease fire in the oven or on the stove.

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Checking Whether a Dead Tree is a Safety Risk Checking Whether a Dead Tree is a Safety Risk

By Ben Levy

Each year, falling trees and branches cause both serious personal injury and serious property damage to thousands of homeowners. Thus, it is important for homeowners to recognize the signs of a potentially dangerous tree before it causes damage to them or their property.

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Benefits of Having a Compost Heap Benefits of Having a Compost Heap

By Ben Levy

A compost heap has a ton of benefits that not only extend to the environment, but also help you financially. Such an easy method of taking care of garbage is strikingly simple and has almost no costs.

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Cleaning the Vinyl Siding on Your Home Cleaning the Vinyl Siding on Your Home

By Ben Levy

The summer is here and the vinyl siding on your home needs some cleaning. How do you handle this task to ensure that you do a proper job and make your home look great again? Follow these easy steps and in a few hours your home will be the best looking on the block!

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Safely Cleaning up Broken Glass Safely Cleaning up Broken Glass

By Ben Levy

What if a storm occurs or an accident happens that results in glass breaking at your home. How do you handle the clean up in a safe manner? Cleaning up broken glass can not only be a chore but it can also be very unsafe if you do not follow the proper safety procedures.

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Benefits of Vinyl Siding on Your Home Benefits of Vinyl Siding on Your Home

By Ben Levy

There are many benefits to having vinyl siding for your home. It holds up against nature's wrath protecting your home against the wind, sun, and rain. It is also recyclable, for all those who are going green. It is durable, and demands nearly no upkeep. It is energy efficient, and can even increase the value of your home when it comes time to sell.

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What is a Multiple Listing Service What is a Multiple Listing Service

By Ben Levy

Multiple Listing Services are databases of homes for sale put together by real estate brokers. The primary purpose of an MLS is to make buying and selling a home as quick and easy as possible.

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Hard money loans - Is it a good option for refinancing? Hard money loans - Is it a good option for refinancing?

If you are finding it difficult to pay your mortgage then it is time that you refinance your mortgage loans.

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Buying a Short Sale Property Buying a Short Sale Property

By Derren Peters

Homebuyers looking for a deal will likely come across a short sale property during their search for a home at some point. If you ever spot a listing price that seems too good to be true, call your agent and find out if it's a short sale. Here are the things you need to know about a short sale property.

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Avoiding Buyer's Remorse Avoiding Buyer's Remorse

By Edmund Gallese

Buyer's remorse is a common problem among homebuyers. Here are some suggestions to avoid regretting the purchase of your new home.

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