Say What? Watch For Chikungunya In 2015

Posted on: 15 January 2015
You know better than to share your twilight BBQ with mosquitoes because of the risk of contracting the West Nile virus. However, now you have another mosquito-borne illness to be concerned about: chikungunya. Yes, it is indeed difficult to pronounce--and impossible to treat. Although it isn't fatal, chikungunya can make you pretty miserable. Here's what you need to know about this virus that is just beginning to hit the United States.
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Drip Irrigation Overview For Perennial Plants

Posted on: 7 January 2015
Perennial flowers and shrubs have different watering needs than your lawn grass. Installing a permanent drip irrigation system in conjunction with your sprinkler installation can help you meet these needs, while encouraging the best health of the plants. Drip Benefits When it comes to the perennial flower garden, drip irrigation offers several key benefits compared to hand watering or overhead sprinklers. A few of these are: Leaves and flowers stays dry.
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Tips To Avoid Furnace Repair This Winter

Posted on: 26 December 2014
Winter is a terrible time for furnace repair. With the outdoor temperatures dropping, the pressure to keep your home constantly heated rises steadily with each passing day. These tips will help you avoid an ill-timed and inconvenient furnace repair this winter. Change the Air Filter The air filter cleans the air that flows through your HVAC system with every use. In addition to improving the air quality in your home, this prevents dirt and pollutants from building up inside your furnace and air conditioner, contributing to the efficiency and smooth functioning of the system.
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3 Benefits Of Replacing Old Exterior Residential Doors

Posted on: 22 December 2014
When it comes to the exterior doors of your home, it is important to make sure that they are in the best shape possible. This might mean the occasional repair, or in many cases, it means a complete replacement because that is what will give you the most benefits. If you are not yet sure as to whether you should go ahead and pay to have your old exterior residential doors replaced, you will want to take a moment to review the following benefits.
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