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Buying A New Range? Differences Between Gas And Electric

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When the time comes to purchase a new oven, do you know whether you want a gas one or an electric one, or would you prefer a combination? If you have never used both types, you may have no idea which to choose, but here are some factors you may want to think about as you decide which to get. Your Current One When replacing an oven range, you may want to consider the type you currently have. Read More»

Get Outta Town! 4 Surprising Items For Your Bug-Out Bag

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Between 1998 and 2010, natural disasters affected over 26 million Americans. Of that number, 12,366 lives were lost.  From home fires and earthquakes to sinkholes and floods, the importance of preparing for disaster is easy to see. Fortunately, millions of people are prepping for natural, economic, or biblical disasters. If you are considering stocking up on supplies and building an emergency preparedness kit, a bug-out bag is imperative for your survival. Read More»

3 Toxic Compounds Found In Dirty Chimney Flues

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The National Fire Protection Association recommends that homeowners have their chimney inspected for defects and thick soot deposits every twelve months. The actual amount of time between cleanings depends on how often you use your fireplace. Although you might be tempted to use commercially available granules or logs to clean your chimney, it is important to understand the risk of releasing toxic compounds in the soot during this process. Professional cleaning methods drastically reduce the potential for exposure to the harmful substances listed below. Read More»

How To Choose Furniture For Cabins

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If you have invested in buying, or building a cabin, the next step is to select the furnishings that will go inside. While the pieces that you select will depend upon your style and taste, there are some simple steps that you can take that will make the selection easier. Look Around Look around your current living space and decide what you love about it. Most people will decorate with colors, fabrics and textures that appeal to them. Read More»

3 Ways To Incorporate Greige: Decorating With A Safe, Yet Satisfying Color Palette

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In the interior decorating world, greige is a word used to define any and all combinations of gray and beige. Dubbed one of the most prized color palettes of 2014 by a popular home remodeling blog, greige colors are bright enough to meet the modern-day detest of bland, sterile-looking neutrals, but neutral enough to offer long-lasting, timeless appeal. Do you want to join the droves of interior designers and do-it-yourselfers enjoying this palette as their go-to color scheme? Read More»

5 Reasons To Install Carpet Tile In Your Business

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As you’re coming close to completion on your new building for your company, you may be faced with the big decision about the type of floor you would like to install in it. The flooring in your business will not only say a lot about your company, but it will also be something you must clean and maintain. With all the available options, you may want to consider choosing carpet tile, and there are several reasons this may be the best option for your new building. Read More»

3 Uncommon & Unforgettable Gifts For Aging Parents

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Grown children may come in all sizes and shapes, but many still have one thing in common – difficulty in deciding what to give their parents for birthdays, holidays and special occasions. Trendy clothes and geeky gadgets rarely seem appropriate, especially when looking for something parents can enjoy together. Do not despair, however, because giving parents a wonderful gift they will want to enjoy often and cherish together is a goal that can be accomplished. Read More»

4 Small Tips With Huge Health Benefits For Office Workers

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When many people think of dangerous jobs, the last type of job that likely comes to mind is an office desk job. While you may not be working with heavy, dangerous equipment, desk jobs have special health risks of their own. Thankfully, you can avoid many of the health hazards of desk jobs when you recognize the dangers and follow these tips.  Trade Your Regular Desk for a Standing Desk Read More»

Do You Have A Pond Or Fountain? Learn How To Keep Mosquitoes From Ruining Your Outdoor Experience

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If you have an outdoor water feature, perhaps a small pond, fountain or birdbath, then you probably enjoy the little slice of nature that you own. However, you may also have problems with mosquitoes, and they certainly are not enjoyable for anyone. Mosquitoes depend upon standing water for reproduction, but if you don’t want to drain your pond or empty your fountain, then what can you do to escape their presence? Read More»

Three Important Tips For Gorgeous Living Room Furniture Arrangement And Design

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When was the last time you rearranged or revamped your living room? If the answer is never, you might benefit from updating your arrangement with more modern style rules. While picking the right pieces is important, it’s also vital that you understand how to design a gorgeous living room from the ground up. Your chosen design should suit your lifestyle and the room size itself. Curious about how to do it just right? Read More»