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Situations That Require Emergency Locksmiths

There are times that you find yourself frustrated regardless of how careful you are with your keys. You may have forgotten to take out keys before shutting your front door. In that case, you are likely to access your home by breaking windows, which exposes your home to security threats. Similarly, when you lose your keys, you become anxious, especially when you need to access your home or car urgently. You don’t have to despair if these situations happen to you. You are not stuck irrespective of the state because emergency locksmiths are always available to help you out of the emergency. Here are a few reasons or situations when calling an emergency locksmith would be inevitable.

Broken Keys

Both your lock and keys require replacing when keys break off inside the lock. It is an emergency because it means that you cannot access your home. (more…)

Benefits of Using a Professional Cleaning Service for Your Home

Responsible homeowners don’t want to live in a dirty, disorganized house. The challenge is, keeping up with cleaning chores can be overwhelming and exhausting, especially if you have health concerns or a busy schedule. Luckily, you can turn to a professional service to give you a helping hand. It’s important to choose the right company for the job.

The Pros Do All the Detail

Reputable companies that do residential cleaning Olney Md won’t do a quick run-through of parts of your home. You can trust these cleaners to hit every room of your house from top to bottom. The crew will vacuum and dust in the corner, behind and under furniture, and in difficult-to-reach areas. When you hire a professional cleaning company, even the most difficult tasks will get attention. (more…)

Magnetic termite mound

If you drive through this country, you’ll notice these things. Now, sure they’re the average looking termite mound, but these ones are a little bit special. They’re called a magnetic termite mound. And the termites inside can actually build their nest using the magnetic fields of the earth.

So they’ll actually build their nest to capture the sun’s rays. So the sun obviously, east-west, and the mound, its thinnest point will run north, south. So you can imagine if you were lost in the bush, and you were running’ through this country. You’re lost. You’ve got no compass. You could actually use this termite mound to give you direction. I’ve just got a compass here, and I’m just going to do a bit of a check, so that’s magnetic north there, and that’s the thinnest part of the mound. (more…)

DIY Hardwood Floor Cleaner

This week I have a great tip for making homemade hardwood floor cleaner using a few simple ingredients you probably already have around the house. That’s what we’re talking about on this week’s tidbit.

I love my hardwood floors to be shiny and clean but I find a lot of the store bought products leave them looking dull and they don’t get them really clean. And if it’s one thing I absolutely cannot stand, it’s spending money on products that are subpar; especially when I can get better results making them myself. You will need 2 cups of water (or warm water) a 3rd of a cup of white vinegar & a quarter cup of rubbing alcohol. (more…)

Prevent Furniture To Scratching Hardwood Floors

Today I’m going to explain how to keep your furniture from scratching your hardwood floors. If you’re in a situation where you’re moving into a house or just rearranging a room. You have hardwood floors then you’re going to need to think about how to protect those hardwood floors from the furniture and how to prevent the furniture from scratching the hardwood floors.

Basically there’s one surefire way to do this and it is a felt pad. Basically when you have a piece of furniture and you have hardwood floors you have to figure out where the furniture touches the hardwood floors. That point is going to be what you want to protect and the size of that point is going to determine the size of the felt pad that you choose. Basically felt pads come in a couple of different sizes. (more…)