Get Rid of Cockroaches – 10 Useful Tips

There are many sprays and medicines which are available in the markets for getting rid of cockroaches, but the problem in using these is that, they have strong chemicals present in them, which can prove to be harmful for humans as well. Therefore, when trying to clean your home from the menace of these cockroaches,…

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Cockroach Behaviour

Did you know that cockroaches love to huddle in large groups? The larger the space for a growing population of cockroaches, the better, according to observations made on cockroach behaviour. One may absolutely shudder at the thought of possible a cockroach infestation in the home and may be completely unaware of the possibility of an…

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Are Outdoor Patio Heaters Worth the Investment?

The first thing you need to know before discussing patio heaters are the basic functions. Many people enjoy sitting on an outside patio and enjoying the outdoors, which is why weather is an enormous factor to be considered. Obviously, during warmer months many people like to spend time outdoors; however, when the weather becomes colder…

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Diagnosing Flickering House Lights

To start with there are a handful of reasons for flickering lights. Let’s first establish if it is limited to one room, two rooms or the whole house. The reason for wanting to know this is to narrow the areas in which we will be looking. If it’s the whole house it could be your…

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Thiamine (Vitamin B1) How, Why and When to Supplement

Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) Sources and Physiologic Functions Requirements and Sources: Pork, whole grains, and legumes are the richest sources of thiamine. Outer layers of seeds are particularly rich in this vitamin. Populations at Risk: The populations most at risk of developing a thiamine deficiency are chronic alcoholics in Western countries and those with an over…

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Flyback Transformer-How to Locate the ABL Line

Whenever there is a complaint about monitor contrast problem I will check on the flyback transformer ABL (automatic blanking limiter) circuit. Sometimes a weak picture tube might caused contrast problem. If the picture tube is good, I will go straight to the contrast circuit. The question is how do we find where the contrast circuit…

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Business Writing – The Memorandum

In business writing, the memorandum is a common document. Typically it is a short informational message sent from one person in an organization to another. In business writing, the memorandum is sent in a number of different formats: e-mail (most common), electronically formatted and published emailed document, e-mail with an attachment, or hard copy. Often,…

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How Light Pollution Can Affect the Environment

We have all heard of water pollution and air pollution. Furthermore, most people would not argue the fact that they are indeed a problem. However, light may be the only source of pollution that is overlooked by the average consumer. That may be because the average person does not think “light” when the word pollution…

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