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World Asthma Day

World Asthma Day

    May 6, 2014 is World Asthma Day – a day organized by healthcare workers in over 35 countries, with the focus on educating the public on what research has found to be the most effective ways of controlling and treating asthma. Did you know that creating a cleaner, allergen-free home could help your asthma…

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May Flowers

May Flowers

  Careful plant selection allows gardeners to continue gardening throughout the year. All remnants of snow melt by the end of April, and by May, gardeners are eager to get their hands into the dirt and sow seeds or seedlings that add color during the summer months well until mid- to late fall. You can…

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Cleaning Your Gutters

Cleaning Your Gutters

Owning a home has many benefits, but it also comes with a variety of responsibilities. These responsibilities may be a basic as cutting the lawn or as involved as cleaning the rain gutters. With the rain we’ve been getting, and with more on the way, it’s important to get educated on our gutters. Did you…

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Saving on Energy

Saving on Energy

With the long rough winter Northwest Indiana has dealt with, it’s safe to say we are looking for a break when it comes to our energy bills. One day it’s 80 degrees – the next 30 and snowing – our furnace is still getting a workout even as we dip to the halfway point of…

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Tax Day 2014

Tax Day 2014

It’s Tuesday, April 15th and you know what that means – TAX DAY!! Today is the state tax filing deadline, and state income tax returns must be received or postmarked by midnight. State revenue officials urge tax filers to submit their tax return electronically to meet the deadline. If you will not meet the tax filing…

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Grilling Tips

Grilling Tips

 With temperatures expected to be in the high 60’s today and tomorrow, many will be dusting off their grill covers. Grilling is a rite of passage, a sign that warmer days are here to say. When the rich, savory smell of grilled meat wafts through the neighborhood, it’s a sure sign that summer has arrived….

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Air Duct Cleaning

Air Duct Cleaning

Spring is in the air – the sun is shining, the birds are chirping and the days are getting longer. Spring fever is setting in – literally!! It’s been noted that spring weather often attributes to an increase in asthma, allergies, and migraine flare ups. While outside temperature changes can attribute to the sneezing and…

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Cleaning Windows

Cleaning Windows

Now that we are getting ready to keep our windows open longer, it’s important to make sure our windows are clean! Cleaning our windows may not sound like a difficult task, but there’s a lot of common concerns many come across. Here’s a few tips that will help address those frequently asked questions: Q. How can I stop my windows from streaking after…

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Curtain Cleaning

Curtain Cleaning

One of the biggest cosmetic investments we make in our home are window treatments. They are a necessity, and because they are expensive, we need to take care of them properly. Keep your drapes and valences looking fresh with a few simple curtain cleaning tips.                                                General Cleaning: Drapes and curtains face a lot of dirt, dust and sun…

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Door Cleaning Tips

Door Cleaning Tips

With the warmer weather slowing starting to come to the surface, many of us are motivated to do more cleaning. So what do we do first? Well, we open up our windows and doors to get some fresh air. But before you walk away from your door remember that it too needs to cleaned. Our doors tend to be most…

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