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  • Ionic Or HEPA Filtration – Which Will Do Best In Your Home?

    Air pollution inside your home can contribute to several health issues. It can cause allergy symptoms to worsen, trigger asthma attacks and according to some studies, damage heart and blood vessels. Cleaning the air in your home can improve your health, but how do you go about doing it? You have probably seen advertisements for ionic air purifiers and heard about HEPA filtration air purifiers, so how do you choose which type of system to go with for your home? [Read More]

  • Pack For Your Next Move Like A Pro

    Get your personal items to your new home unharmed by taking the time to wrap and pack them like professional movers. Using the right materials and knowing how to load boxes takes the risk out of moving even the most fragile items. Here is how to pack those favorite household items for the trip to your next living space. Have the Right Packing Supplies Before You Start Before you begin any packing project, get all of the right materials together and have them within reach. [Read More]

  • Tips For Tackling Your Own Backyard Concrete Construction Project

    If you're planning to construct a concrete patio or walkway as part of your backyard landscaping, you need to understand the fundamentals of preparing, pouring and finishing the concrete. Once you understand the process, you'll be in a better position to do the work on your own. Here is a look at some of the basics that you need to know, including the equipment you may need to rent. Preparing and Pouring the Concrete Mixture [Read More]

  • Using A Water Dowser

    Water dowsing is the ancient art of finding water using a stick, rod, or pendulum. When the dowser passes over water, the tool or tools will be pulled downward. Although this method may not seem "scientific," it has been a reliable method for centuries. If you are planning to dig a well, you should consider hiring a water dowser.  The Proof Even though water dowsing is an ancient art, many skeptics of the practice exist. [Read More]

  • Preventing Damages Caused By Friction: 3 Tips For Lubricating Overhead Doors

    If you ever hear an annoying squeaking sound coming from the overhead doors, it's a sign that they need to be lubricated. The fact that you can hear squeaking indicates that the lifespan of the overhead door is being shortened. The pressure and friction are quickly wearing down the parts. Don't wait until you hear sounds coming from the overhead door before you lubricate it. Be proactive and lubricate the door at least once a year. [Read More]

  • Storing Lumber Properly

    If you had just finished a remodeling project in your home, you may have a few pieces of lumber left over. You have the choice in bringing lumber back to a hardware store or lumberyard for monetary compensation, or you may want to hang on to a few pieces in case another project arises in the future. Proper storage methods need to be administered to keep this wood in the best of shape so you do not lose out on your investment. [Read More]

  • Three Safety Tips to Keep in Mind When Using a Pallet Jack

    When you're planning a heavy-duty job at home, such as a major renovation or even a reorganization of your garage, one of the biggest challenges you'll face is moving heavy objects around. While there's always the option of enlisting the help of some friends -- and subsequently nursing a sore back -- a better choice is to visit a rental center and rent a pallet jack. This wheeled, two-forked device is designed to move heavy objects sitting on wooden pallets with a great deal of ease. [Read More]

  • Tips For Caring For Your Air Compressor

    If you have an air compressor, you might want to make sure that you are going to be able to keep it in the best possible shape. To help you do just that, you will want to take a few moments to review the following tips. This way, your air compressor will last for as long as possible. Remove Moisture From The Tanks You might notice that there is a little bit of moisture that builds up in the tank of your compressor after each use. [Read More]

  • How To Prevent Grease From Entering The Septic System

    Grease refers to animal fats, vegetable oils and lard. These substances can be harmful to a septic system when they are introduced in large quantities. While it may be difficult to completely prevent grease from being disposed in your septic system, it is important to reduce how much grease enters your septic system and to also use enzymes to break down grease.  What Grease Does To Your System When grease accumulates in a septic system, it prevents bacteria from completely breaking down your waste. [Read More]

  • Easier Recycling And Disposal For Computer-Powered Businesses

    Some businesses change to new computer systems on a regular, rapid basis. This may be caused by the release of a different operating system that triggers a need for change, or they could stem from upgrades for specific pieces of hardware that the entire business needs. No matter the reason, if you're changing out a lot of computers, you'll need an efficient removal and recycling plan. Take a look at a few ways to make the disposal and recycling as efficient as possible with conventional equipment and employees. [Read More]