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Keep your home in tip-top shape. Whether that means minor repairs or beefing up your security system, our home services resources have you covered.

Best Cheap Internet Providers

Whether you’re old provider isn’t available at your new address or you just want to try something new, moving is the perfect time to re-evaluate your internet options. It’s probably in your best interest to switch to a new provider, too — new customers usually get attractive sign-up bonuses and discounts — and after all […]

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The Best Home Security Systems According to the MYMOVE team

Honestly, the best home security system is any home security system. According to a University of North Carolina at Charlotte survey of 422 convicted burglars, 60% said the presence of an alarm would deter them from breaking into a home. To help you choose the best security system for your home, we polled the MYMOVE […]

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Common Causes of Wi-Fi Connectivity Problems

Imagine settling in for the night to watch a few episodes of your favorite binge-worthy TV show when suddenly, your streaming service stops loading, and all you can do is watch the Wi-Fi go in and out, hoping the endless buffering stops soon. You might be gritting your teeth just thinking about it — you […]

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Ask an Internet Expert: How to Set Up Internet In Your New Home

In the neverending lists that come with moving, one of the to-dos that tends to slip through the cracks is setting up the internet. But shopping for a new internet plan can feel like one of those stress dreams where you forgot about a big exam. Consider this your “How to Get Internet in Your […]

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Internet In My Area: Switch Before You Move

Checking off “find internet in my area” should be at the top of your moving to-do list. In times when working and schooling from home are becoming the norm, a stable internet connection has never been more important. Googling “best internet in my area” and “internet providers near me” will give you a number of […]

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What is Good Internet Speed? Everything You Need to Know

You might ask, what exactly is “fast” internet? What internet speed do I actually need? Don’t worry. We’re here to help you break through all of the internet speed mumbo jumbo.

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The Best Modems and Routers for Xfinity

To use Xfinity internet, you’ll need a compatible modem and router. You might think a modem and a router are the same device, but they’re not. Simply put, a modem is a device that connects your household to your service provider, in this case, Xfinity. A router connects to the modem in order to create […]

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The Best Pest Control Services of 2022

When searching for “pest control near me,” it is easy to be overwhelmed by the different options. Pest control companies vary when it comes to customer service, price, and environmental practices, which makes choosing the right bug exterminator a time-consuming process for some. To help you save some time, we’ve compiled a short list of […]

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How to Get Smoke Smell Out of Your House

If you’re selling your home, you may be concerned about odors. Follow MYMOVE’s step by step guide to learn how to get rid of smoke smell in your house.

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How to Get Dog Pee and Other Pet Waste Out of Carpet

Having a pet brings many joys, but life with man’s best friend can get a little messy at times. This is why pet owners must know how to get dog and cat pee out of carpet surfaces. Urine stains are common problems associated with owning pets—especially when house-training puppies and kittens. For this reason, pet […]

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8 Essential Warm Weather Lawn Care Tips

Warm weather brings its own hazards to your lawn, which is under attack from the hot summer sun, weeds, insects, and, of course, foot traffic from entertaining guests and kids playing. Whether you have a sprawling estate with extensive landscaping or you live in an urban neighborhood with more shrubbery than lawn, there are always […]

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How to Make Sure Your Home Stays Energy Efficient this Summer

For many of us, summer has become synonymous with high energy bills. However, even if you’re one of those people who has to have their AC running at all times, there are things that you can do to cut down on energy costs. To that end, we’ve created the following guide. Below is a list […]

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How to Get Rid of Moles and Keep them Away for Good

What do moles look like? Including its tail, the average mole is between four and 11 inches long. They typically have black, brown, or gray fur and resemble rodents, though they’re technically small mammals. They have tiny ears and eyes, small hind feet, and larger forefeet used for digging. Even though moles look similar to […]

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How Long Does it Take for Grass to Grow?

There are a variety of factors that can affect grass seed germination. Here’s a look at how long it may take your grass seed to grow and why.

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How to Get Blood Out of Carpet With Everyday Items 

If you get blood on your living room carpet, don’t worry. It isn’t permanently ruined — there are several ways to remove blood from carpet. And the best part? The products you need to remove the stain are probably in your bathroom or kitchen pantry. Read on to learn how to get blood out of carpet.

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12 Steps to Install a Sprinkler System Yourself

One of the top secrets to a lush and verdant lawn is proper watering. Accomplish this efficiently by using a lawn sprinkler system. Many homeowners choose to hire a contractor to install a sprinkler system, as constructing a DIY sprinkler system can be a challenging project for someone to complete on their own. However, with […]

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12 Landscaping Ideas for Small Backyards

Looking for landscaping ideas fit for a small space? Check out these small backyard ideas and start your next project!

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How To Keep Mosquitoes Away From Your Home for Good

What do mosquitoes look like? Adult mosquitoes are small flying insects with spindly legs and narrow abdomens. Mosquitoes range from dark black to light brown in color, with different species carrying varied markings. All mosquitoes, however, possess a long and slender proboscis, an elongated mouthpart. Female mosquitoes are biting insects that feed on blood, inflicting […]

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How to Get Gum Out of Carpet in Six Steps

Of all the things to get in your carpet, chewing gum is one of the worst. Gum is a sticky substance that is difficult to remove from most surfaces, especially the soft fibers of a carpet. The pliable texture of chewing gum means that it easily gets into microscopic crevices, forming a tight bond with […]

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How to Make and Use Homemade Carpet Cleaner

Whether you want to reduce the use of plastic products, avoid toxic chemicals, save money, or all of the above — making your own carpet cleaner solution at home is often the most effective way to clean carpet stains.

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How to Get Rid of Termites in Your Home for Good

Termites can cause serious damage to your home if left untreated, and are difficult and costly to remove. Professional exterminators are almost always the best way to get rid of termites, however, there are many do-it-yourself options for controlling and preventing termites as well. 

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Modem vs Router

Mario Marco / Getty Images If you aren’t already tech-savvy, it can be difficult to figure out the difference between a modem vs. router. But if you want to set up your own internet and WiFi, it’s important to know what distinguishes the two. We’ve created this simple guide to help you learn what modems […]

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How to Set Up Wi-Fi at Your New Home

The Internet powers the 21st century. Adults and children alike use the web for so many activities, from streaming games to communicating with friends and family around the world. Don’t sacrifice that connectivity when you move. Stay connected with all of the people and pastimes that matter to you by setting up internet service for […]

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New place, new internet: How to pick the right ISP for your needs

What to know when switching internet providers Moving into a new place often comes with a ton of to-do lists. One of those items on your list is most likely finding a new internet service provider (ISP), especially if you’ve moved away from your former neighborhood.  Or, maybe you picked the first ISP on the […]

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