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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.

The Best Mattresses According to the MYMOVE Team

You’ve probably heard how important a good night’s sleep is. It lifts your mood, strengthens your heart, and improves your concentration. One study even found that people who didn’t get enough sleep were four times more likely to catch a cold. After an exhausting move, getting to sleep probably won’t be an issue. But if […]

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Which States Are Paying the Most for Internet?

These days, people depend on the internet as their connection to the world. You can get minute-by-minute news updates, check up on old friends, mindlessly scroll through social media feeds, or watch cute animal videos. But the freedom of the web comes at a cost — heavier in some states than others.  The bottom line […]

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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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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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Spectrum Packages for Your Home Internet

What you need to know about Spectrum Once you’re all done with the heavy lifting and hard work that comes with a move, it’s time to settle into your new home and set up your internet service. When you research “best internet providers near me,” Spectrum may pop up as a primary ISP in your […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Find DSL Internet for Your Home

Moving to a new home is exciting, but there’s a lot to do. You have to ensure all utilities and services are on and ready for when you move in. This makes your move the ideal time to re-evaluate your internet service provider (ISP) and consider DSL internet if it’s available in your area. What […]

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RCN Internet: Reviews, Pricing, and Performance

About RCN Internet Launched in 1993, RCN Internet has grown to become a top provider of internet plans, digital TV and phone services. The company is currently serving Boston, Chicago, Lehigh Valley, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Their internet services are ideal for internet home networking, streaming, watching TV online and Wi-Fi. Their internet […]

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