How to Make a Survival Crossbow

A couple of years ago my son was studying the Medieval age in Social Studies. His teacher assigned the class a project to construct something that represents that era and write a paper on it. I helped him build a homemade crossbow that really works! I was concerned he might not be able to take…

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The Need For Storm Drain Cleaners

It is very essential that a storm drain should be working properly at full efficiency all the time. In the event of a storm, if the drain is cannot channel the accumulated water in a proper manner, it might pose some problems. The water may stagnate resulting in a flood leading to the damage of…

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Floor Coverings for Allergy Sufferers

Allergy sufferers need a clean living environment. Tiny particles of dust or invisible mites can cause allergic reactions that range from mildly inconvenient to life threatening. Allergies are a serious issue, and your home's carpeting might contain the worst allergen offenders. Dust mites, mold spores and pet dander land on the floor and nestle into…

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How to Build a Simple Bookcase

I have built several bookcases over the years. They were not made using technical plans or expensive tools, but they are sturdy, look nice and hold all my books. They are certainly much higher quality than the low budget bookcases I've seen for sale in discount stores. They are usually made of a cheap pressed…

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Verandah Decor – 8 Unique Ideas

Home owners with verandah porches have a unique opportunity to decorate not only the inside of their houses, but also the outside, as well. A verandah is a porch that is usually long, wraps around a home and is covered with a roof. It offers a beautiful spot to sit and sip a cool drink…

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Avoid Choosing the Wrong Roofing Contractor!

There are many different roofing contractors from which to choose; however, there appear to be mainly two different types of them in a general sense. One type is registered and licensed, while the other type is one who goes door-to-door, offering tempting proposals and quality workmanship at very alluring prices. The only way to be…

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Free Sheet Music

Long before radios, movies, television and the Internet popularized music, sheet music made compositions of the good old days popular, or at least, known. Defined, sheet music is a printed musical composition. Musicians back then publish their songs in these unbound sheets of paper. Performers also used these as they played a musical piece to…

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Replacing Your Attic Ladder

Attic Ladders (sometimes referred to as Attic Stairs, Attic Steps, Ceiling Ladders or Pull Down Attic Stairs) are great for adding extra storage space in your home. However, like just about everything, sooner or later they wear out and need to be replaced. My home initially had an attic fan in it but we needed…

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