2015

3 Great Ways To Baby Proof Your Fireplace

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Just because you have a baby doesn’t mean that you can’t still use and enjoy your fireplace. You have a few different modification options that you can choose from and implement in order to make your fireplace a functional, yet safe location. This article will discuss 3 great ways to baby proof your fireplace.  1. Round The Corners  The hearth that sits out in front of your fireplace can be very harmful to babies.…

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3 Services To Protect Your Restaurant Against Fire Damage

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Do you own or run a restaurant? If so, you likely understand the very real and significant threat that fire poses to your business. With open flames and grease waste in the kitchen, you have a dangerous combination that could ignite a large fire in a matter of seconds. That can obviously be dangerous for your restaurant, but it can also cost you a lot of money in the form of high insurance premiums.…

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Important Information About French Drain Systems

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Have you recently purchased a home with a basement? Does the basement seem to flood relatively easily? Even if your basement seems to be well built, a heavy rain can still bring puddles of water into your home. If you want to keep this from happening, it may be time to look into installing a French drain system. But before you make any firm decisions, it’s a good idea to know your options.…

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Are Quartz Countertops Eco-Friendly?

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Environmentally-conscious homeowners seek out green building materials for a variety of reasons, including concerns over pollution and greenhouse gas emissions, a desire to protect indoor air quality, and the wish to preserve limited resources for future generations. Quartz – an engineered stone product that costs roughly the same as granite – offers advantages in all of these areas, making it a truly green product that will appeal to homebuyers seeking healthy, sustainable materials.…

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How To Install Recessed And Wall Mounted Medicine Cabinets

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Prefabricated medicine cabinets are designed so they will be easy to install. You can install a recessed medicine cabinet quite easily on a drywall surface with standard studs that are 16” apart. Recessed cabinets are preferable because they maximize space and they don’t stick out into the room. However, you do need to cut through the drywall to install them. Wall mounted medicine cabinets are installed directly onto the wall, so they stick out further.…

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How To Create A Rustic Look For Your Master Bathroom

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Whether you own a cabin or you simply prefer rustic country decor, giving your master bathroom a stylish rustic theme creates a warm and cozy look that you are sure to love. Use these ideas to help you create a stunning master bathroom with a unique design theme. Opt For Wood Countertops Bathroom countertops don’t need to be tile, Formica or granite. Wood countertops with a durable sealed finish stand up to exposure to water without warping and give your bathroom a beautiful look.…

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Five Common Myths About Mold Removal

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If you have mold anywhere in your house, it’s important to remove it quickly and safely. Even non-toxic varieties of mold can cause health problems, and if left alone, it can spread far. Before you start cleaning up, however, you should know what chemicals are safe to use and how your method of removal can vary depending on what type of house you live in. 1 Bleach Is an Effective Mold Killer…

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Let There Be Light: What Type Of Glass Should You Use In Your French Doors?

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French doors – double doors typically made of many panes of glass separated by metal or wood dividers – are an ideal way to let lots of light into your home. Plus, they’re a bit more stylish and they seal better than a mundane sliding glass door.  But when you’re talking about using glass, you’ve got some choices to make. Taking the time to consider where the doors will be installed, what you’re likely to do both indoors and out by the door and what your energy savings should be can help you determine what type of glass will be right for your exterior French doors.…

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How Your Air Conditioner Can Make You Sick

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When you think about your air conditioner, you probably think about the wonderful job that it does of keeping your home cool. Unfortunately, your air conditioning unit can also make you sick if you aren’t careful. These are some of the ways that your AC could potentially make you and your family members sick. Mold Growth First of all, you have to think about the growth of mold in your home, which could cause breathing issues for you and your family.…

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How To Install A Drum Warmer

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If you must keep the contents of a drum heated to a particular temperature, you will need a drum warmer. But you will need to make sure the drum warmer is implemented properly to make sure you do not create any hazards. Choose the Right Size Before you purchase a drum heater, make sure that the heater is designed to fit around your specific drum. Do not use the heater until after you have inspected it and verified that it does not have any damage.…

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