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How to avoid gutter ice

Depending on exactly where you live in Northeast Ohio, your neighborhood received 10 to 13 inches of rainfall in July and August, making 2021 a wet summer. And in the gutter cleaning and covering business, when it rains, it pours. “The phone has been ringing off the hook,” says Anthony Alberino, founder of The Gutter Boys. “When...

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How to protect your concrete

The icy grip of winter is on its way and Northeast Ohio homeowners who haven’t yet cleaned and sealed their concrete driveways are scheduling the service right now. It’s a good idea. While removing mold, mildew, moss, oil and stains from your concrete surfaces, and sealing them, creates a far more pleasing appearance, there is an even better...

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If you’re 65 and have decided to retire, Medicare may be an option

If you’re getting ready to turn 65, if you’re a fresh 65, or if 65 is on the horizon, you might have questions about what the next phase of your healthcare is going to look like. Understanding your options can feel a little confusing, but I’m here to help you navigate the choices—without the stress of having to go it alone. And the...

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Here’s how Polly F. is aging better and stronger, with help from the team at MaxStrength Fitness

Four years ago, Polly F. of Rocky River heard rave reviews about MaxStrength Fitness from both her remodeler and hairdresser—within the same week. “I had been thinking about doing strength training, and the endorsements from these ladies—and their results—made it easy for me to check the studio out,” she...

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Before you hit “submit” on that negative review, think about it from the business owner’s perspective

For many complex reasons, there is a major labor shortage. Chief among them are government subsidies, increased personal savings, fear of Covid, and workers having a pandemic-induced existential crisis over whether the traditional work-a-lot/spend-a-lot lifestyle still applies to them. Whatever the reasons, experts agree that the labor...

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