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NOT JUST FLASHLIGHTS AND WATER

Preparedness. . . Not Just Flashlights and Water Many local stores and TV stations are providing the public with preparedness lists this week in anticipation of a possible hurricane next weekend. These useful lists are helpful in stocking our homes…

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UNEXPECTED DANGER AFTER A STORM

Last week we had an overabundance of rain.   Many of us were seeking higher ground along with many of nature’s other creatures. Insects that tunnel and live underground during the daylight hours were scrambling for a dry spot.  Sometimes…

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DO YOU NEED A HOME INSPECTION

Yes, your home is likely your biggest investment, unless you’re also paying for your children to go to college.  The only way to uncover hidden disasters is with a home inspection from a reliable home inspection company.  Do you need…

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HEAT STROKE ? WHAT TO DO…

I decided to republish this blog because of its significance this week. HEAT STROKE?  What to do. . . With 100 degree heat indexes here in Virginia we must familiarize ourselves with the symptoms of heat stroke. Heat stroke can…

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Down The Drain

  Summer is in full swing and you’re having a backyard cookout for friends and family. Dinner is done and everyone is still outside sipping a cool glass of chardonnay or a cold beer and you are in the kitchen…

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Your Grill Can Kill

Your Grill Can Kill According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission each year 500 fires and 20 injuries are caused by gas grills. There are also 20 deaths and 300 emergency room visits for carbon monoxide poisoning caused by charcoal…

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IS YOUR HOUSE ALLERGY PROOF?

Did you start sneezing two weeks ago and haven’t stopped yet?  Are you feeling drowsy from all of the over the counter allergy drugs? There are some simple remedies that can cure your ill without the need for a gas mask.…

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RESPECT THE DECK. . . TIPS

Ready for summer bar-b-ques and family outdoor gatherings on your deck?   Is your deck PARTY READY? If you just ran outside to check your deck just now,  then it probably needs some TLC. Your deck has been exposed to some harsh…

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