Building Bridges

Bridges are built to create passages that reach from one area to another. These areas could be people, places, or things. The possibilities are endless, unless boundaries or obstacles are in place to limit our reach. The key words in the previous sentence are “boundaries or obstacles are in place”. We are not always in…

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Wall Assembly Comparison

When one takes a look at the five-in-one construction components provided by insulating concrete form (ICF) construction, and combine that with the major performance benefits of building with ICFs, it becomes evident that ICF construction is a better way to build. Here is the breakdown: Five-in-One Construction The 5-in-1 wall assembly provided by insulating concrete…

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Flat Panel TV Mounts

Clean integration is made easy for flat panel   mounting . This mount is an all in one mount which includes shelving for a clean looking system. Having it manufactured as one unit, makes it easier to install and secure your TV, cable boxes or DVD players. A tempered glass shelf is sturdy and will support the…

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Arm & Hammer Whitening Booster

One product on the market that has received rave reviews is from the long-time favorite tooth paste manufacturer, Arm and  Hammer ; introducing whitening booster. The way Whitening booster works is by first applying regular toothpaste, preferably Arm and  Hammer  toothpaste, to a wet toothbrush. Next, apply the same amount of the whitening booster onto the…

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DIY – Tile Flooring in the Living Room

Americans generally reserve tile flooring for the kitchen or the bathroom. But if you’ve ever spent time in a Mexican hacienda, you know the deep, exotic pleasure of walking barefoot across beautiful tiles in a space not meant for dripping dishwater or stepping out of the shower. My husband and I honeymooned in San Miguel…

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Organic Methods To Stop Slugs and Snails

Slugs and snails have a tremendous capacity to frustrate gardeners. Overnight they can destroy young seedlings and disfigure your favourite plants. There are numerous ways to stop slugs and snails. The most common is the ubiquitous slug pellet; however, many gardeners are reluctant to use a poison which can harm wildlife and the environment. If…

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How to Choose an Oil Free Compressor

Air  compressors  are widely available in oil-less and lubricated models and choosing the correct unit for your application can be a difficult decision. The key differences are that conventional lubricated units require oil to operate and need to be monitored just like a car engine. However, these units are generally more durable than their oil-free…

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Flat Iron Mat

Spare your furniture from scorch marks and the fiery plates of your flat iron by using a  mat  to protect your home and your trusty hair tool from damage. A flat iron  mat  may not seem too necessary, but once you learn about their multiple uses you’ll find yourself wondering why you hadn’t purchased one…

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Fence Cleaning and Maintenance

Fence maintenance can be frustrating if you are not sure how to clean a fence. Regardless if you’re looking for tips on how to clean a vinyl fence, wood fence, chain link fence or steel & aluminum fences; This article should teach you everything you need to know for proper fence maintenance. Each section will…

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