5 Quick Fall Porch Decorating Tips

Who could not use a few quick fall decorating tips when the kids go back to school, football becomes a water cooler topic, and the daylight fades earlier in the evening? When your schedule is full and there is little time to relax, some helpful tips may be just what you need. Try these ideas…

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How to Choose a Reputable Contractor

You have finally decided to build or remodel your home. While picking out the cabinets, counter tops and floor covering can be exciting, choosing the right contractor is the most important decision you will make during the process. Before you break out the phone book and your checkbook, here are a few things to consider…

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Asthma, "Hidden" Asthma, And Allergies

During the winter months, colds, flu, sore throats, and respiratory illnesses become more prevalent, outdoor activities decline, family members are in closer contact with one another, and our homes are sealed up against the wintry elements. Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) declines as indoor airborne pollutants and indoor allergens increase. The accumulation of built-up antigens (allergens)…

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Roy Lichtenstein’s Famous Works

In the early 1961, Roy Lichtenstein was challenged by his young son to “paint as good” as the artists of the Mickey Mouse comics the lad was reading. Thus, a icon of the American pop art scene stumbled upon the format that would make him famous. Two of his best-known works are the comic-inspired pieces,…

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Security Entrance Products That Prevent Tailgating and Piggybacking Into Buildings – A Brief History

In today’s civilized society the art and science of protecting ourselves and our properties from harm has evolved considerably. Just look at the numbers, variety, and types of doors, locks, alarms systems, video monitoring devices, and other technology designed specifically to keep us safe and protect our privacy and personal property/vehicles. The technology and industry…

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Sheet Music

Modern sheet music comes in many different formats including the recent invention of digital sheet music (often downloadable in the .PDF Portable Digital Format) and it can be argued that at least in the Western world what was known as printed music is now moving away from the paper format. Sheet music is different to…

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Why Are Ladder Accessories Necessary?

There are many different ladder accessories that can make your job safer and easier. “Shoes” can make using your ladder worry free because they eliminate the possibility of the ladder losing traction from being on an unstable surface and slipping. Ladder levelers ensure stability on uneven ground or stairs so that you will not be…

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4 Most Common Types of Construction Accidents That Cause Serious Injury and Death

Construction site accidents are responsible for numerous injuries and deaths each year. While construction site accidents vary in severity, the following article discusses the four most common types that result in the most serious injuries, including death. Electrical Accidents – Perhaps the most common accident occurs because of contact with power lines. Overhead and buried…

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Laminate Flooring Advantages

Durability Because it’s designed with a tough and durable wear layer, laminate flooring is much stronger than most installed solid hardwood flooring, carpets and vinyls, it’s more resistant to scratches than softer surfaces (solid hardwood floors for eg.) and is one of the best choices for households with heavy foot traffic, kids, or pets. But,…

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