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Now is the time to eliminate grime, mold, and mildew from your home

Years ago I participated in the professional development program known as the Disney Institute. During one seminar, we learned that Walt Disney World sees its top competition as a new roof. In other words, a family must decide, “Is this the year we go to Disney World or the year we get a new roof?” Never has this notion been more relevant...

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A Final Thought: Michigan in the Spring

Editor’s Note: This spring lament is dedicated to Mitch’s sister and brother-in-law, who recently retired from Columbus, Georgia, to Traverse City, Michigan. What mad Frenchman first settled along Lake Superior, saying, “This seems like a good spot, mon amour,” looking out onto frozen waves, a grey sky, and the silhouettes of...

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Cover your gutters now and never worry about cleaning them again

By now, you may have already cleaned your gutters at least once this year. With this spring’s heavy volume of maple seed “helicopters,” various seed pods, and oak catkins (the pollen-filled tassels that drop from oak trees), homeowners are having a hard time keeping their gutters flowing freely. It may be time, at last, to put away the...

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Enjoy a more beautiful home this summer with Pristine Clean's Summer House Wash

Summer is finally here and Northeast Ohioans will be spending a lot more time outside enjoying our yards and gardens, patios and charcoal grills, verandas, fire pits, and rocking chairs in the cool shade. This is especially true in the summer of 2020, when our plans for beach vacations and trips to Cedar Point have been put on hold, replaced by...

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A Final Thought: America is younger than you think

I was speaking with a friend last week about the many trials and tribulations the United States of America has endured during our history—from the initial 1776 revolution to the Covid-19 pandemic—when it dawned on us both how young our country truly is. Surprisingly, the entire history of the United States is within the living memory...

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