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With peak hurricane season in full swing until the end of November, bringing with it dramatic and dangerous weather, now is the time to review your preparations or put a basic power outage plan in place if you don’t have one. In the event of a power failure, responding quickly can help minimize damage to your home or business. So make sure a power outage alarm is at the top of your “must have” list.

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These pet safety products will help keep furry friends from wandering away, getting dehydrated and accidentally drowning, ensuring peace of mind and making outdoor fun time relaxing and enjoyable for both of you.

Pets love spending the long, sunny days of summer outdoors as much as their owners do! It’s also just as important to protect dogs and cats from the heat, sun and other dangers as it is to protect yourself and your family.

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Basement flooding and its many causes have the potential to threaten family safety and be extremely costly in terms of structural damage, mold and the loss of treasured items. Whether you live in an area prone to flooding or have your washing machine in the basement, a good sump pump is a homeowner’s first line of defense against a basement flood.

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Owning a pool, spa or hot tub requires plenty of work in order to ensure a safe, healthy and enjoyable Rola-Chem M-3000 Pool Sentryenvironment for your family and guests. At DIYcontrols.com, we want to help take the drudgery out of those everyday maintenance tasks. Each of these pool gadgets is easy to install or set up and super-simple to use, so you can spend less time on the upkeep and more time having fun in the sun!

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With summer just a few short weeks away, vacation rental property owners are getting their homes ready for the busy season. A key concern is protecting their valuable property when they aren’t there. Although this presents numerous challenges, the good news is technology is making it easy and affordable to monitor and control everyday household functions from anywhere.

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Opening a swimming pool for the summer season can be a simple process for any do-it-yourselfer, regardless of whether you have an in-ground or above-ground pool. Not only will you save yourself hundreds of dollars, but you won’t have to wait for a pool service company to fit you into their schedule. Once you are sure temperatures will stay above freezing, just follow these 10 easy steps and you’ll be relaxing poolside with friends and family in about two weeks!

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As a homeowner, you have no doubt had people pull into your driveway or knock on your door unannounced. This can be unsettling or even alarming, especially if you are home alone. Monitoring your property may be a challenge if you have several entrances or a long driveway.

A driveway alarm or driveway alert may offer the prefect solution. Installing a driveway alarm is an effective and affordable way to keep your home and family safe, and make sure you are never surprised by the arrival of unexpected visitors or strangers again.

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Handy homeowners can tackle many spring cleanup chores themselves and save plenty of money in the process. With the threat of frigid temperatures and winter storms behind you, now is the perfect time of year to inspect your property for damage, make any needed repairs and pave the way for a hassle-free summer.

Performing home maintenance tasks routinely will prevent bigger problems from occurring and help you avoid the need for costly repairs down the road. To help you get started, we’ve put together a DIY-ers guide to some of the top home maintenance projects you should address this spring.

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Spring is a few short weeks away, which typically means melting snow and plenty of April showers that can cause water damage in homes and offices. When it comes to indoor water issues, however, plumbing failures are often a common culprit. Old or faulty pipes and fixtures and leaky hot water heaters and appliances can cause plumbing problems in new and old buildings alike.

To prevent a minor plumbing failure from becoming a catastrophic flood in your house or office building, an automatic water main shutoff system is a worthwhile investment. Now there are smart systems that help prevent expensive property loss and may save you money on your insurance premium.

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Lack of heat and electricity and treacherous, often impassable roads, make winter power outages especially tough to weather. With our handy “Survival Guide,” you can protect yourself and your family by preparing for a power outage before a major storm hits.
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