When to Release Spayed Feral Cats

With so many feral cats roaming our streets and countryside it is becoming important to spay or neuter as many as possible. They can then be returned to their habitat to carry on the work they do in keeping the rodent population down. Although we have a problem with the overpopulation of cats, we would…

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Start Shoveling Money Back INTO the Window

Now, more than ever, it's possible to stop wasting energy and be rewarded handsomely for doing so. Whether you're refinancing your home with an Energy Efficient Mortgage, getting a rebate from your local utility for purchasing an Energy Star appliance or earning a tax credit when you install a new boiler, the savings are immediate,…

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Zojirushi Rice Cookers

If you cook rice more than a couple times each month you want a countertop electric rice cooker. The electric rice cooker is a clever device that is as simple to use as a toaster but always produces magical results. It’s a tribute to human ingenuity how this simple kitchen small appliance does its magic…

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Stain on Railing–Just Spray and Wipe

Just remember my advice before you start this job of using opaque, semi-opaque or transparent stain. Don’t do it. You will have turned wood that didn’t do anything to you into a maintenance item. Weathered gray wood is nature’s way of staining and it will fit into most landscape plans. But, I know most of…

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How to Use the Space Under Your Stairs

When home owners think about updating their stairs and hallway, they tend to focus only on tasks such as replacing the stair balustrade, handrails, spindles and newels for a fresh new look. But there is so much more that can be done to improve this area, especially if you are short of storage. One possible…

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Add Wrought Iron to Your Stairway

Having a nice stairway in your home is important because it is the first impression of what the upper level of your house is like. Using wrought iron in your stairway can make the statement that your upstairs is full of style and glamour. Wrought iron can be used in stairways for the railings and…

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How Well Can Acupuncture Relieve Pain?

How effective is acupuncture at relieving pain? While some people may be sceptical about any treatment that falls under the category of 'alternative medicine' it seems now that even conventional western medicine has embraced the benefits of acupuncture in the treatment of pain and other illnesses. Acupuncture has been used to successfully treat pain all…

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