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Common Washing Machine Problems and Solutions

Posted by on March 13, 2014 at 13:26 pm

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The next time your washing machine isn’t working try checking all the simple things first before you call the repair man. Troubleshooting can save you a lot of time and money. If you still can’t resolve the issue after you have done these simple checks, then it might be time to call professional help.


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Keeping Your Devices Safe In The Cold

Posted by on January 27, 2014 at 10:19 am

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Stepping out into the bitter cold does not only have an effect on you, but the blast of artic temperatures could put your electronics on thin ice! Smartphones, notebooks, tablets, and laptops can all lose functionality as the temperature drops. Here are some problems that may occur during these chilly days:


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How to Mount Your Flat Screen TV

Posted by on January 2, 2014 at 10:30 am

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Mounting a TV on the wall frees up space in the home and gives a much cleaner appearance, but it can be an intimidating task. To help you out, we have put together a how-to guide with tips to mounting your TV so you can avoid the most common mistakes.


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Thanksgiving Last Minute Checklist

Posted by on November 26, 2013 at 15:30 pm

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Thanksgiving is almost here and if you are hosting at your house this year you, if you are like the majority of us, you’re probably scrambling to make sure everything is in order. Here is a quick checklist to run down to make sure you are right on track for the big day:


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Prepare Your Oven for Thanksgiving with These Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

Posted by on November 22, 2013 at 11:16 am

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner and many of us are preparing for opening our home to friends and family. We are going are over our grocery lists, pulling out the table settings, and cleaning and decorating our home in preparation for this holiday. However, there’s one important thing we all may overlook… our oven. We put a lot of faith in our ovens that day, so it’s smart to get it prepared as well.


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Slow Cooker Recipes for Game Day

Posted by on September 25, 2013 at 12:03 pm

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Game day isn’t just about the game; it’s also about the food. Whether you are hosting game day at your house or you are hosting a tailgate, you are preparing food your party. Keeping your recipes simple (and of course delicious) will make life a lot easier for you. Here are a few of our favorite slow-cooker recipes that are perfect for game day! What makes these recipes so perfect you might ask? Not only are they delicious and simple, but with the slow-cooker you prepare it and leave it to cook, giving you the opportunity to socialize with your party…which makes you the perfect host!


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Tailgating Tips For Rookies

Posted by on September 17, 2013 at 10:30 am

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Tailgating has been a long standing tradition of Football, and having a successful tailgate takes experience and preparation. If you are about to embark on your first tailgate, you may think you have it all under control…but you’re wrong. Everybody has made a rookie mistake during their first tailgate! Here are a few basic tips from seasoned tailgaters to help you avoid some common first time mistakes on game day.


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Safety Tips for Using a Portable Generator

Posted by on September 12, 2013 at 10:55 am

 

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If you really want to be prepared the next time the power goes out, a portable generator is the way to go! A portable generator can be a life saver when the power goes out… You’ll have the lights back on in no time at all! Portable generators can power most, if not all of your home’s power needs. If you plan on using a portable generator here are the dos and don’ts to operating your generator and keeping you and your family safe.


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How to Prepare for Power Outages

Posted by on September 10, 2013 at 12:52 pm

 

prepareWeather can be unpredictable, and we need to keep ourselves and loved ones as safe as possible during a bad storm. There are basic things you can do to prepare your home for loss of power in either the summer or the winter months.


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Introduction to Surround Sound

Posted by on August 16, 2013 at 12:38 pm

 

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Want to have that same surround sound experience you get at the movie theater in your own home? You can and, it’s really simple! Here is a basic “Do It Yourself” introduction to setting up a home theater system in your own home.


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