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Predatory Pools
Predatory Pools
Pools & Spas
Published May 21st, 2019
John and Erin Hodgson were really excited about their plans for a new pool. So excited that they didn’t trust their gut when hiring a contractor. But their high hopes were soon sunk when this contractor pulled a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde transformation once all the papers were signed.
Online Privacy Tips
Online Privacy Tips
Published May 18th, 2019
We live so much of our lives online these days that it’s easy to slip up at times and compromise your security. But with important data like our identities and bank accounts accessible online, protecting your online privacy is more important than ever.
The Best Way to Clean Your Windows This Spring
The Best Way to Clean Your Windows This Spring
Window Cleaning
Published May 15th, 2019
One type of cleaning that many homeowners leave for spring is window cleaning. Window cleaning can be time-consuming and laborious, which may lead some people to skip it altogether. But if you do it right, you can clean your windows this spring with excellent results.
Shady Tree Company
Shady Tree Company
Tree Service and Removal
Published May 12th, 2019
Most legitimate companies will perform some or all of the work before they expect payment. But here’s the story of someone who trusted a business and uncovered a scheme.
Tips for Planning a New Deck
Tips for Planning a New Deck
Decks
Published May 9th, 2019
Designing a deck for your home can be fun and rewarding. It also gives you the opportunity to come up with a deck that is truly unique and truly tailored to your custom needs.
LJIA Masonry
LJIA Masonry
Masonry, Concrete, Brick & Stone
Published May 6th, 2019
While there are plenty of new and designer building materials out there, sometimes the most traditional materials really are best. That’s certainly true when it comes to stone. One of the oldest building materials is still one of the most popular, both for looks and durability.
Summer Grooming Tips to Keep Your Dog Healthy
Summer Grooming Tips to Keep Your Dog Healthy
Grooming
Published May 3rd, 2019
Warmer weather and more time outdoors mean your pet has special grooming needs. Paying attention to those needs will keep your dog comfortable and safe all summer long. So here are our TrustDALE summer grooming tips to keep your dog healthy all season long.
Just So You Know - Credit Freezes
Just So You Know - Credit Freezes
Published April 30th, 2019
We recently brought you the story of Shea, one of our employees at TrustDALE, who had her credit cards stolen. Luckily, she had set up monitoring on all of her accounts, so she was alerted to suspicious activity right away. Credit Freezes are another very useful service to protect your credit.
Avoid Damaging Your Home With a Pressure Washer
Avoid Damaging Your Home With a Pressure Washer
Pressure Washing
Published April 28th, 2019
After a long winter of dirt and storms, your roof, siding, patio, or deck could probably use some cleaning. But while anyone can rent a pressure washer at your local home improvement store, you may want to educate yourself before you start blasting your home.
7 Point Process: Lawsuit Search
7 Point Process: Lawsuit Search
Published April 24th, 2019
Knowing if a company has been the subject of lawsuits, as well as the claims and resolutions of any lawsuits, is vital information for evaluating a business’ reliability and customer service. But that information is not always easy to get.