Allergic Reactions to Wool Carpets and Rugs?

The natural performance of a wool fiber and it’s durable qualities have protected man for over 25,000 years. Wool is actually a hypoallergenic fiber. Those who say they are allergic are most often referring to the prickle and tickle effect of an old wool sweater. Sitting or laying on wool carpets and rugs rarely, if…

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Tiling Onto A Wooden Floor

When most people think of tiling, what comes to mind is usually basic information that’s not particularly interesting or beneficial. But there’s a lot more to tiling than just the basics. The best time to learn about tiling is before you’re in the thick of things. Wise readers will keep reading to earn some valuable…

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How a Deluge System Works

Deluge fire fighting systems are purposely designed to disperse a large volume of water, or in some cases a combination of water and chemical fire retardant, over a designated area in a short amount of time. Deluge systems are typically installed in areas where the risk of an extreme fire is very high, such as…

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Black Truffle Cleaning and Recipes

Cleaning The Black Truffle When you have fresh black winter truffles, do not clean them until your are ready to eat them. Other wise they will spoil quicker. Remove any soil from the black truffles just before using them in any recipe. They must be washed with water and a nail brush under running water.…

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How Do You Tell Fake Ivory From Real

Ivory comes from animal teeth and tusk and has been used traditionally by many different cultures. It can be very difficult to tell real ivory from synthetic or fake ivory. The problem is that real ivory varies so much in color and grain. There are ways of telling fake ivory from real ivory just by…

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