How to Help Your Kids Sleep Better

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There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep…waking up feeling rested, rejuvenated, and ready to tackle the day. And yet did you know that most children don’t get the proper amount of quality sleep they need to perform at their best? Even small amounts of missed sleep can produce what some experts call a “sleep debt”, […]

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How to Get More from Your Heating System

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When you’re warm enough or cool enough inside your home, you don’t you’re your HVAC systems a second though. You know, “don’t fix what isn’t broken.” Well, “fixing” isn’t the only thing heating and cooling system need from time to time. In fact, you can prevent a whole lot of fixing with annual system maintenance. […]

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How to Improve Home Security

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While U.S. crime statistics are trending downward, there remains an ever-present risk of home burglary, even in neighborhoods with few if any reported incidents. Here are several eye-opening statistics to help underscore the problem: Home break-ins occur once every 13 seconds About 30 percent of all burglaries originate through an open or unlocked window or […]

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Tub to Shower Conversion

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More and more homeowners now prefer shower stalls to tubs with a shower.  That’s especially true for families with more than one bathroom…they realize it’s much easier to sell a house with at least one tub. Not sure if this is the right move for you?  Consider the following advantages of a tub-to-shower conversion: Additional […]

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How to Reduce AC System Stress

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You think you get stressed out at times?  Just ask your AC system how it feels after running non-stop during an extended hot streak. Or, for that matter, being on call 24/7 from May through October. It’s the kind of stress none of us could stand up to.  Well, neither can your AC system – […]

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Burton Sponsors Exhibit at the Omaha Children’s Museum

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Behind every great team, you’ll find a strong rally cry, a motivating catch phrase, or a single mission statement. It’s one simple line that unites a team together behind one goal – one purpose. When it’s used, the whole team becomes focused on the mission and works together to make magic happen, to achieve success. […]

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Summer Pet Safety Tips

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You think you have a hard time coping with the summer heat and humidity?  Just ask your pets how they feel about it. And, if they could talk, you would get an earful. The fact is, summer can be a very difficult time for your pets; a time that requires extra caution and prevention on […]

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The Importance of Accurate AC System Sizing

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Think about the last time you replaced a central air conditioning system.  If you haven’t already, this blog is still for you. As a system ages, it gradually loses its cooling capability, and you forget how well it performed when it was new. All you know is that it’s not getting the job done now, […]

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A Guide to Landscape Lighting

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One way to achieve greater home security is with landscape lighting.  It’s available in many forms, including front yard lamp posts, miniature can lights embedded in shrubby and flower beds, or even solar or LED pathway lights. The point of landscape lighting is to help illuminate your yard and home so you can monitor the […]

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Is My Sewer Clogged?

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A clog in your underground sewer line is a very serious problem, especially if not detected in timely fashion. Once clogged, the water has no place to go.  That means it will flow backwards into your household plumbing. But since you can’t see what’s going on underground, how would you even know the above-ground problems […]

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