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How to get rid of millipedes in your house

Millipedes may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you’re considering pests on your property and in your home. However, they can invade your space and can become a nuisance for a lot of home owners.

In general, millipedes are not a threat to humans as they don’t bite; but they do excrete a foul smell when they feel threatened, and that’s not pleasant at all. If it happens for you to get any on your skin, you should wash it off immediately as it can cause irritation.

If you think you may have a millipede infestation …

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What to know about the dangers of radon gas in your home

Radon is a radioactive, carcinogenic gas that is released from the soil and can move around homes. Some soils contain uranium, which decomposes over time and produces radio and polonium. When radon is released with polonium, it causes a high level of toxicity of the air and water with which it comes into contact. These gases can be hazardous to human health, especially since radon cannot be detected by smell, taste, or vision.

Although radon is an ordinary gas that is contained in the atmosphere, it is environmentally friendly as it is filtered and dispersed. However, being trapped in your …

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Why finding great installers is as important as finding the right replacement windows

One of the most advertised reasons to replace your windows is to save on your energy bills. Energy-efficient windows can cost upwards of $10,000 for total replacement in a 2,000 square foot home, but the savings on your energy bills will only be a few dollars per month and usually not even more than $100 per year. However, there are many other reasons to replace your windows including draftiness, leaks, and sound insulation.

When you replace your windows, you’ll also find that modern varieties are easier to clean; don’t need to be painted; and can reduce your carbon footprint! However, …

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