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When you’re comparing home service companies, what do you look for? If you use the Best Pick Reports guide, you can be confident that all of the companies you consider will be licensed and insured according to state requirements. But what else is important? In ...
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Windows can make or break a home’s thermal performance and energy efficiency. Windows with the wrong type of glass will cause rooms to overheat in summer, and in winter, those windows will leak heat like a sieve. This can drive up your heating and cooling ...
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Best Pick Reports is excited to announce the home service companies that qualified last month for the 2019 Best Pick Certification. Through our independent surveying, these companies have proven that customer satisfaction and first-class service are their top ...
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Most of us don’t give a second thought to our sewer system. That is, until something goes wrong. Some basic knowledge about your home’s sewer system can help you maintain its health as well as identify signs of potential issues. To get the scoop on sewer ...
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Moving day is almost here! If you’ve been following Part 1 and Part 2 of our checklist, you should be almost ready for your big move. If you’re driving to your new home, now is the time to pack the car. Pack your luggage if you’re flying, making sure to ...
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The three weeks leading up to your big move will fly by, and before you know it you’ll be in your new home, surrounded by boxes. But there’s still a lot that must be accomplished in the interim. Even at three weeks out, plan to be busy! You’ll need to ...
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From buying your dream home to accepting a job opportunity in another city and from local moves to treks across the country, moving is often an exciting yet stressful adventure. Whatever your reason for moving is, packing everything you own and sticking it on a ...
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When you own a home, it’s easy to fall into the trap of not being able to see the forest for the trees. That loose handle on the entry door to your house confronts you every day, for example, while weeks may pass before you notice a loose siding plank ...
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Have you noticed your house getting dusty more quickly than usual lately? Are your utility bills slowly creeping up each month? Dirty ductwork and HVAC system components may be to blame. If your home is older or has experienced significant water damage, consider ...
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The thought of a tree falling on a house is terrifying. Even if no members of the household are harmed in the process, the structural damage, as well as damage to possessions, could end up costing thousands in replacement, repairs, and temporary lodging. The trees around ...
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