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  • There are clear dangers and drawbacks to having water in your home – and we’ve covered ways to prevent water damage – but sometimes water can add life to your home.  Many people in Sioux Falls, Brookings, Yankton, and other areas choose to power wash the exterior of their homes every year, because the benefits clearly [...]

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  • Construction projects in or around your home this orange-cone season? Fumes, allergens, and drywall dust can all creep their way into your home — even if the construction project is across the street. Here’s how to keep your home and air clean when large projects take over. No Dusty [...]

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  • It’s important for homeowners in Brookings to know not only what a sump pump is, but also whether their houses have a working one installed.  Sump pumps in Brookings are notoriously hard to know and maintain. At INTEK, our team gets questions about sump pumps all the time. One of the most common questions [...]

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  • Brookings residents already know that carpet cleaning works, but for those who might be first-timers… How exactly does the process work? And, is it worth the time?  Your time is valuable, so we’ll get straight to the point. Yes, carpet cleaning is worth the time, but it actually takes less time than you might [...]

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  • Despite what the South Dakota forecast might be telling you – spring has sprung! This year, as you make your spring cleaning plans, consider your carpet. Here are seven reasons to clean your carpets as part of your spring cleaning routine:  Breathe better: Properly cleaning your household carpet removes dust, allergens, pollen, and pet and [...]

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  • When you think of flooding, you might think of rivers flowing over their banks, or fields and streets covered in water. It’s an all-too-common sight. And while April showers certainly cause the majority of flooding here in the Midwest, the damage they cause isn’t so immediately apparent.  Frozen pipes, poor drainage, and the absence [...]

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  • Having a house fire doesn’t always mean you’ll lose all of your belongings. With Intek’s fire damage restoration and cleaning services, you can save many things from your home. Our highly trained fire cleaning specialists work in both residential and commercial fire damage restoration and cleaning to restore your property after it has been [...]

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  • Let’s be frank, we have a love-hate relationship with fire. It’s great for grilling steaks from the Meat Lodge and hanging out around the campfire by the river. But sometimes, fire isn’t always friendly. It can wreak havoc on your home.  That’s where INTEK comes in.  Fire Restoration & Smoke Damage If unfortunate circumstances happen [...]

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  • April showers bring May flowers and with it spring brings. . . property claims! The warmer weather and melting snow have the potential to bring a host of issues. So, in addition to your spring cleaning list, here are five things to keep in mind to prepare your home and cut down on spring [...]

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  •   Living in Brookings means experiencing cold winters and hot summers, but we (usually) have a bit of time in between that is optimal for some deep home cleaning — spring cleaning!  We’ve put together a few around-the-house projects (some big, some small) that can help maintain your home’s condition and save you money on [...]

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  • The year 2022 is quickly approaching. With the end of another year comes a time for reflection. Intek wants to remind you to reflect on your homeowners insurance and what it covers so the new year can have fewer worries.  Whether you recently bought your first home or just want to refresh your coverage [...]

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  • This time of year is one of food, family and festivities of all kinds. But with all of the excitement around the holidays, we can easily forget the extra safety precautions needed to prevent any accidents or damage to your home and belongings.  We’re not saying the holidays are bound for disaster, but [...]

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