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5 Best Places to Install Home Security Cameras

According to the U.S. Department of Justice’s Crime Victimization Report, an estimated 3.7 million burglaries occur each year in the United States, with seven percent of those burglaries resulting in the victimization of a household member who was present. Luckily, there are several brilliant ways to safeguard your home so it doesn’t become a target. Smart devices allow…

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Where is the Best Location for an Air Purifier?

Installing an air purifier is one of the best ways you can improve the air quality inside your home. These handy little systems eliminate contaminants from the air, preventing you from breathing in substances that could trigger allergies, discomfort and illness. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), harmful contaminants can get into your home via the outdoors,…

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7 of the Best Ways to Cook a Turkey

Mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy and turkey sandwiches for days-these are hallmarks of a good Thanksgiving season. All Americans know that the centerpiece of the holiday table is undoubtedly the bird, but this tasty entrée can be tough (quite literally) to get right. As such, for about as long as Thanksgiving has been around—that’s about 400 years, if you…

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Celebrating America Recycles Day

November 15th is America Recycles Day, a day dedicated to educating people on the importance of recycling, and motivating them to make it a regular part of their lives. While recycling seems like an easy concept, there are enough rules that it can get confusing—and that can be discouraging. America Recycles Day aims to take some of the…

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Tips to Beat the Heat

A vicious heat wave is about to hit Chicagoland—and much of the country. Even if your air conditioner is up to snuff, it may still have trouble keeping your house cool, because there’s only so much of a temperature differential it can overcome. Add in the likelihood of brownouts or blackouts from an increase in overall strain on…

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