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East VS. West – Damage Caused to Your Home

San Diego, California, is a beautiful place to own a home. We have perfect weather year round and you just can’t get much better than that. The down side would be with the sun shining for most of the year, our homes take a beating. Sunlight is the major cause of damage to a number […]

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Choosing the appropriate contractor for your specific job

A contractor can be a great asset for your wood damage repairs as long as they specialize in wood damage repairs like Best Rate Repair and Termite. Before you hire just anyone, you will want to make sure they are licensed and reputable. Hiring the right contractor for your job can make the difference when […]

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Home Is Where The HEART Is

Your home is the place where you spend most of your time, where you desire to be at the end of the day. When you open the door and feel the warmth and safety of the walls surrounding you. You love the place which you call your home. Your home does not have to necessarily […]

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Happy Holidays from the Best Rate Family

Happy Holidays from everyone at Best Rate Repair & Termite. We hope your holidays will be filled with joy and laughter through the New Year. During this season, we take time to reflect upon the good things we have… like our partnership with you. We would like to express our sincerest appreciation for the trust […]

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Ten Home Maintenance Recommendations For Your Spring Cleaning List

As the days grow longer, you’ll have more time in the evening to take care of all those chores that have been stacking up during the winter. Yes, spring cleaning is no fun, but performing basic maintenance on your house is the best way to catch small problems early before they become big, expensive problems. […]

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Christmas-Lights

Fascia Boards and Christmas Lights

How To Check Your Fascia Boards For Damage If you plan on getting up on the roof to hang your Christmas lights this year, you might as well check on the condition of your fascia boards while you’re up there. Fascia boards are attached to the edge of the roof and horizontally connect the rafters. […]

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Real Estate Agent Quick Tip: Always Ask For A Home’s Termite Infestation History

Home sellers are required to disclose a variety of information about their home to buyers. The specific disclosure requirements vary by state, so buyers and their real estate agents should make sure they know what is and is not required. Some states require the seller to disclose the home’s past history of termite inspections. In […]

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Instructional Video: How to Nail a Fascia Board to a Rafter

Looking to repair an eave? Then you’re going to have to make sure you correctly nail the fascia board to the rafter. Since the fascia is the most visible part of the eave, a fascia that is not attached correctly or well-maintained will negatively affect the overall ascetic of the home. This quick and simple […]

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Prepping Your Home To Sell

Top Overlooked Home Prep Steps that Can Help you Sell Your Home Faster and Easier Thinking about selling your home this spring or summer? You probably already have a pretty long prep list to make sure your home looks its very best before it goes on the market.  Common home prep steps could include touching […]

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Repair Or Replace Wooden Shakes

No, wooden shakes aren’t the least popular flavor of malt at the local burger shop. Rather, wooden shakes are made from split logs and are used to cover a roof, much like a shingle. They’re typically made of cedar, spruce or treated pine. Shakes are brown or reddish in color when new, but usually fade […]

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