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4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Getting an Electric Gate

Are you thinking about installing a new gate in your driveway? Is the reason simply that you want to keep intruders out? But a gate—particularly, an electric gate—has so much more to offer. So before you rush into the decision to install just another manual gate, think about all the other options you have. Here are four reasons why you should choose an electric gate for your home. 1. Increased Home Security An electric gate provides an additional layer of security to your home. Most thefts are crimes of opportunity, and you don’t want to give that opportunity to...

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Termite Infestations—How They Can Ruin the Value of Your Property

Studies conducted by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) revealed that every year, over 600,000 homes are affected by termite infestation. Why is this a concern for homeowners? Because on the discovery of a termite infestation, the value of a property falls by nearly 20 percent—and that’s just if the damage is discovered in time to be treated. Here’s how a termite infestation can affect the value of your home. 1. Weakens the structural integrity of your home Termites eat their way through materials from the inside out. That means that the surface might look fine on the outside,...

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3 Reasons Why Bed Bugs Can be a Health Hazard

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, bed bugs are a resurging problem that may ultimately lead to physical and health conditions, along with economic consequences. Because they don’t cause severe physical reactions in the majority of the cases, people tend to overlook the hazards of bed bug infestations. We’ve outlined three primary reasons why bed bugs pose a serious health risk and need to be dealt with immediately. 1. May Cause Mild to Moderate Allergic Reaction Some individuals have no reaction to the bite. The symptoms are often so insignificant that they can often be missed. Thirty percent...

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3 Signs Its Time to Resurface Your Pool

While many homeowners may ignore these issues assuming they can do well without the aesthetics and curb appeal, they don’t realize that there can be more severe consequences for avoiding their pool’s condition.

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The Secret to Non-Combustible Building Structures

New and advanced technologies are being used in building construction every day. Manufacturers are looking into ways to improve building structures’ integrity, strength, and load-bearing capabilities. However, in most cases, despite the structure being stronger, the structural integrity of the building weakens under fire conditions. As a result, there’s a hunt for fire-resistant building materials in the marketplace that can reduce the risk of life and property damage. Even though no building material is truly fire-proof, fire-resistant SIPs and wallboards can offer varying degrees of protection, such as the MagMatrix Magnesium FirePro subfloor board. In this blog post, we’ll...

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