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Move over mosquitoes: Tick prevention grabs attention in fall and winter

(HIB) – Zika-carrying mosquitoes had their moment this year as the nation’s top headline-grabbing pests, but the arrival of cooler weather means the resurgence of another disease-carrying insect. Ticks transmit a number of diseases, including Lyme disease, that affect people and pets. And while cold weather may kill off mosquitoes, ticks remain a year-round threat. The …

best smart appliances on the market today

Did you know that by 2019 it is predicted that the market value for smart appliances is set to exceed a staggering 25,000,000,000 US dollars? This infographic examines some of the best smart appliances on the market today, and looks ahead to what the future holds for the household of tomorrow.

Home Foundation Problems

Due to poor soil conditions homeowners often encounter foundation problems in their home or business. It is quite common that over time buildings to shift and sink. When a property experiences a cracked foundation, it can lead to a multitude of issues with the structure. Being of aware of signs that cause foundation failure can prevent …

Old fuel can be hard on lawn mowers

(HIB) - Nothing says summer like neighborhoods coming alive with the sounds of lawn mowers and the smell of fresh-cut grass. But getting the lawn mower out of the shed and running properly can be a struggle early in the season. You turn the key and the...