Archive | December, 2012

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Emergency Plans For Tornado

Emergency preparedness is a big deal wherever you live. There is a reason why cities and governments plan so well for disasters. They can knock out power and put whole areas in third world mode. You should learn what natural disasters that frequent your area. That way you can plan accordingly. Here are ways to […]

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When to Call a Plumber

People often wonder when they should take care of plumbing problems by themselves and when they should call an expert. There are some plumbing problems that are pretty easy to handle. People can buy the parts they need at the store and take care of everything themselves. But there are some problems that can definitely […]

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Concrete as Art

There are various other uses of concrete, aside from the traditional uses, and more people are opening up to them each and every time. Such uses are associated with art and general home and outdoor décor. Art can be anything, it’s always up to the artist to develop and bring into reality their vast ideas, […]

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How Sandblasting Can Beautify your City

Sandblasting is a popular method to prepare vehicles and boats for painting, removing old, peeling paint from homes and restoring outdoor furniture to its prior beauty. However, this method of cleaning can also be used to beautify your city. Some of the ways that this can be accomplished include: Using sandblasting to clean bridges. Cleaning […]

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Common Roof Repairs

There are a few different roof repairs that are very common. Anyone who owns a home needs to be prepared to need to do one or another of these at some point. It is just nice to plan ahead because while some of these things are pretty routine they can still be pretty costly. If […]

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Common Home Maintenance Issues

Part of homeownership is understanding of new responsibility you have taken on; the responsibility to upkeep and maintain areas both inside and outside of your home.  A home that is routinely maintained will not only retain or increase in value, but be a much more inviting place to live and call home.  Here are some […]

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Fun Dates

No matter what age you are, a good date will always be appreciated. So plan it out to impress and excite your love interest. Even if the person is only a friend, you can make this day fun and memorable for both of you so that it is not a waste of time and money. […]

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Broken Thermostat? Time to Get Your AC Fixed

If your thermostat is broken, then it is obviously time to get the air conditioning fixed. The question is, what type of services should you get? What about making sure it is a cost effective repair? How can you prevent this from happening again? All of these questions are valid and should be addressed. First, […]

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Cutting Down on Cooling Bills

Cooling bills during the hot summer months can get very expensive.  Many people dread the summertime because it gets so hot and it can be hard to keep cool.  Most people would rather be cool and pay an expensive air conditioning bill than be hot and save money.  It is very hard to resist turning […]

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How do Air Conditioners Work

If you are anything like me you appreciate very much having a properly working air conditioner during those hot summer months. However, I am not an engineer nor do I have an exact idea of how air conditioners work. As defined, air conditioning is a process where the properties of air are altered to more […]

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