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Shelley Frost

Why Is My Dentist Upselling Me?

“Would you be interested in a fluoride treatment today?” If this sounds like something your dentist has said, you may be frustrated at their attempt to “upsell” you during your appointment.

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Home Improvement
Lee Soren

Do You Need to Leave the House During Bedbug Treatment?

Dealing with bedbugs? Fortunately, simple treatments can eradicate these unwanted bedmates, but you’ll typically need to leave home for several hours.

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Kaia Koglin

Do You Need to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Before you go rushing to make an appointment for oral surgery, you should know that wisdom teeth removal isn’t always necessary.  This is what you need to know.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

Can You Live in Your House During a Renovation?

Remodeling comes with a lot of noise, dust and inconveniences, especially if you're remodeling your kitchen or bathroom. Whether you can stay at your house during a remodel depends largely on the scope of the job and the work you're doing.

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Home Improvement
Shelley Frost

What's a MERV Rating?

Seeing all the options in the air filter aisle can be overwhelming, but starting with the MERV rating can help you narrow down your selection.

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Home Improvement
Sandy Hess

Can Exterminators Get Rid of Honeybees?

Trying to remove a honeybee hive from your property can be both dangerous and difficult. It’s recommended to let a professional pest control company with experience in honeybee removal handle the task for you.

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Home Improvement
Elizabeth Marcant

Why You Shouldn't Use Water to Clean Your Air Fryer

You may have seen that viral TikTok air fryer hack that shows people cleaning air fryer baskets with soap and water — but you may not want to try this hack for yourself. Here's why.

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Bridget Coila

Does Teeth Whitening Hurt Your Enamel?

Questions about the safety and efficacy of teeth whitening might leave you wondering whether to invest in polishing up your smile, but in general, the procedure is considered safe for enamel.

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