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Autumn is just around the corner

Here, in Kansas City, we have just a few more weeks to make sure that our houses are “pest tight”. That is, all the holes, cracks, nooks and crannies have been sealed sufficiently to keep out rats, mice, insects, spiders and other critters which will be seeking shelter. Remember, also, that sealing the house against pests also raises the insulating quality of your home and lowers your heating bill!

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Steam Clean Tile and Grout for a Deeper Clean

Choosing floor coverings for the home requires a number of different considerations. Depending on the unique needs of your home, the choice may be part aesthetics and also geared to finding a floor covering that suits the lifestyle of you and your family. Carpet provides a measure of cushion, which is important for older adults and young children who might experience falls, and it also provides a quality of sound dampening throughout the room. Tile on the other hand does not have the soft, cushion-like qualities of carpet but it does offer an incredible range of color and pattern choices that allow a homeowner to create a truly unique look in the home.

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Let Augustine Services Clean Your Gutters This Fall

For homeowners, each change of the seasons means different tasks will be required to keep your home looking good and remaining in top working order. In the winter, that means shoveling the driveway and sidewalks, spring brings cutting back dead branches to make way for new growth and the fall means it’s time to rake the leaves and clean out the gutters.

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Consider Air Duct Cleaning Before Cooler Weather Arrives

This summer the residents of Kansas and Missouri received a rare treat from Mother Nature of more than a handful of beautiful cool nights and stretches of 80-some degree days. For many homeowners this meant turning off the air conditioning to enjoy several days and nights of open windows and fresh air blowing throughout the home. As nice as that break was, the days of open windows will soon be coming to an end with cooler weather days ahead as the calendar shifts into fall.

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