Category Archives: DIY

Doing your own repairs and renovations to your rental properties.

How Do I Know If There Are Bed Bugs In My Rental Properties?

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How Do I Know If There Are Bed Bugs In My Rental Properties? According to Wikipedia, bed bugs are parasitic insects that feed exclusively on blood.  They have been known as human parasites for thousands of years.  The name “bed bug” is derived from the preferred habitat of the insect: warm houses and especially near…

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How to Prevent Rodents

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How to Prevent Rodents We would like to introduce our friend, and valuable member of our real estate team, The Bug Guy Tom.  Tom helps protect our rental properties from infestations in the Cincinnati area.  In this video he helps tell us how to prevent rodents from entering the home. In this video he talks…

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Should I Have Wood Flooring or Carpet in a Rental Property?

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Should I Have Wood Flooring or Carpet in a Rental Property? Recently we had some tenant turnover in one of our rental properties.  Unfortunately they left the place in a mess, and we had our work cut out for us as we cleaned up a ton of garbage, cleaned, painted the entire home, and did…

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