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Are Triple Pane Windows a Good Investment?

triple pane windowsMaking sound investments in your home when it comes to home renovations is essential. You want to make sure you're getting the most for your money, and the quality of the items in your home withstand future years of everyday usage. Something that gets good use practically every day is your windows. Investing in a durable window pane is essential, which is why a triple pane window can be a top choice. So what exactly makes triple-pane windows a good investment?

Triple pane windows end up becoming an excellent investment and have real long-term benefits of installation. You may not see a drastic change in your energy consumption. Still, throughout living in your home, you will see a significant difference from the day you switched to triple-pane to the day you move on to new places.

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Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Patio & Window Screens

cleaning the patioWe spend much of our time making sure the inside of our home is clean. But how much attention do we spend tending to the outside? Your patio and screened-in areas need Spring Cleaning just as much as the rest of your home. It doesn’t have to be a massive chore if you do it right.

The best way to give your patio a thorough clean is to move the furniture, potted plants, BBQ grill, and other outside items. Grab your broom and sweep the entire area, then spray it down with the hose. If the area is filthy, scrub it with a push broom and warm soapy water, but be careful not to remove any paint from the concrete or pavers. After that, clean outdoor furniture and the cushions with mild soap and water and let everything dry thoroughly before putting them back together.

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When is the End of Summer in Florida and When Will It Actually FEEL Like Autumn?

end of summer in floridaWill summer ever end? Halloween decorations are appearing. Kids are back in school. But's STILL September, it's STILL hot, and now our brains are trying to tell us it's about to be Fall? So when is the end of Summer, and when will it feel like Autumn?

Don't get out your boots and pumpkin lattes just yet; we live in Florida, remember? It takes us a few weeks to catch up with the rest of the country when it comes to cooling down.

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Tips to Protect Your Skin in a Hot Central Florida Summer

Summer is here and more people will be enjoying the outdoors and sunshine more. Florida is called the Sunshine State for a good reason, and Floridians love to soak up the Sun as much as possible. Getting out in the Sun every day is right for you, but we all know too much can have damaging, lasting repercussions.

There are ways to enjoy the outdoors while keeping yourself safe from Sun damage. Here are a few rules to keep in mind while spending time outside. 

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Love Bug Season is Back Already

florida love bugsTwice a year in Florida, we get to experience the "lovely" love bug season. Generally, you have seen them flying around in a pair of two locked together. These creatures stay around us for usually four weeks in both May and September. While these bugs are harmless when it comes to biting or stinging, they can be quite a nuisance. Here are some things to remember about these little bugs as they begin their invasion:

Where do they come from? UF says the bugs migrated here all on their own from Central America, via Texas and Louisiana before making their way to the Sunshine State.

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