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Home Improvement
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How Much Does It Cost to Seal or Stain a Deck?

Your deck won't look brand-new forever. Neglected decking is prone to water and sun damage, so it's best to invest in a high-quality stain or sealant to keep it looking its best.

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How Natural Disasters Impact Insurance Premiums

The direct impact of fires and storms is clear, but natural disasters can also have less obvious effects. One of these is an increase in homeowners insurance premiums.

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Home Improvement
Michael Franco

4 Innovations That Will Make Car Lockouts a Thing of the Past

Locked out of your car? Luckily, this unfortunate situation is quickly becoming less and less common as modern car key technology continues to advance.

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Home Improvement
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What Type of Air Conditioner Is Best for My Home?

AC units aren't one-size-fits-all. Understanding the different types of air conditioners and how they work can help you choose the best cooling system for your budget and needs.

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Home Improvement
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7 Ways to Save on Plumbing Repairs

Plumbing repairs are often unexpected, which makes them difficult to budget for. You can save money on plumbing repairs by keeping your plumbing system in good condition.

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How Much Does Professional Liabilities Insurance Cost?

Professional liability insurance covers mistakes and claims of negligence based on your services. Professional liability insurance is often necessary for business owners — but it still comes at a cost.

At most companies, maybe this isn’t news I’d share, but since this what we DO at HomeServe... We had phase one of our new multi zone mini split AC/heating system installed. What a process! The two-man crew was amazing. They never once complained about multiple trips up and down the 50+ stairs of our Pittsburgh row home. And they went with the flow when it came to working alongside their inquisitive canine coworkers. Phase two to add units to the rest of the house gets underway in about four weeks. The logistics of working in a house that was built before 1900 are not for the average HVAC company. Shout out to our HVAC pros who do this type of work everyday!
Home Improvement
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What Is a Mini Split or Ductless Air Conditioner?

A mini-split AC unit is similar to a central air system. The main difference is that it’s ductless — meaning, you don’t need to install expensive ductwork in order to put one to use in your house.

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What's a Cosmetic Dentist?

Although general dentists can help improve teeth, a cosmetic dentist can give your smile a makeover. They perform a range of procedures that can improve your appearance and confidence, as well as your oral health.


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