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Preparing For An Emergency

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Many people wonder what would happen if there was a national emergency where you would be limited on your food and water supply options. Becoming trapped at home, unable to travel until conditions are safe is a scary thought that can be handled by making preparations in case something were to happen. Here are some ways you can prepare yourself for an emergency situation where you would be unable to travel for an extended time. Food Supply Each time you go grocery shopping, grab an item or two that you will set aside in case of an emergency....

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Choosing The Right Window Treatment For Your Home

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When it comes to dressing up your home, window treatments can do just the trick. Not only do they add a bit of aesthetic appeal, but they can also make your home more functional by adding and reducing light. Knowing which type of window treatment to use for each room shouldn’t require you to hire an interior designer. Instead, here are 4 areas of your home that can be improved with the right window treatment.  Bedrooms If you are looking for a window treatment for your bedroom, there are a few things you need to consider. If you...

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Easy Tips For Keeping Fingerprints Off Of Your Stainless Steel Appliances

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You probably love the bright and modern look of stainless steel appliances, but one not-so-pleasant thing that you have probably noticed is the fact that they can become streaked with fingerprints very easily. Short of telling your family members not to touch your appliances at all, you might not think that there’s much that you can do about it. Luckily, however, there are a few tips that you can follow to help prevent fingerprints from appearing in the first place. Follow these tips, and you are sure to love the clean, fingerprint-free...

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Catering To The New Generation Of Furniture Buyers

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For many years, Baby Boomers were the main generation of shoppers in furniture stores. As they’ve aged, retailers have looked to the next generation of consumers, the Boomer’s children and grandchildren. Smart furniture store owners know that the younger generations have different shopping habits compared to their elders, and are adjusting accordingly. Generation X In broad terms, Gen X refers to those born between the early ’60s and the early ’80s. This generation is now fully in the workforce. They’re also...

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Destroying Foxtail Weeds Can Protect Your Pet’s Life

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Weeds are a nuisance that mar the beautiful appearance of lawn, trigger allergies and can get stuck to clothes and hair. But did you know that a specific type of weed, foxtails, can also put your pet’s life at risk? This guide will explain how your pet can be hurt by foxtails, and what you can do about it. Foxtails Foxtails are named for their bushy, tail-like appearance. Foxtails cover the seeds of wild grasses and are designed to easily stick to anything that touches them so the seeds can be spread wherever they’re...

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3 Mistakes You Might Be Making With Your Boiler

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When your boiler is working, you don’t think about it very much. However, boiler repairs can be expensive to fix, and a broken boiler can result in very cold days in your home. That’s why it’s important to make sure you’re doing everything you can to keep your boiler in good shape. Here are some common mistakes you may be making with your boiler. Surrounding the Boiler with Clutter Boilers are typically located in closets and rooms where they can get the ventilation they need to function properly. However, many people...

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How To Pick The Right Washer So That It Is User-Friendly And Lasts Longer

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It used to be that a washer was just a washer and there was nothing special to set it apart from many others. Now, however, there are a lot of features that can set the best washers apart from others. If you need to buy a new one, then here are 3 features to look for so that your washer is more user-friendly. Stainless Steel Interior and Hoses First, you need to buy a washer that is stainless steel inside instead of ceramic or metal coated in white. Traditional washers are made with white coated interiors, but the problem with this is that...

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3 Effective Things That Make Your Home More Secure

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As a homeowner, an important thing to consider is its security. In order to improve the security of your home, you can incorporate these things into your house. Triple Pane Glass When burglars try to break into your home, they might try to go through the window. You can make this extremely difficult for them when you install triple pane glass on all of the windows. This can be done safely and quickly when you get help from a window replacement company like http://kcglassinc.com/. Professionals that work for these window companies will...

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Sandy Alternatives To A Turf-Based Landscape

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Sand has been used to revolutionize how a lawn looks. If you would like a new look for your lawn, take a look at these options and decide whether they speak to you. Your Desert Backyard If you are tired of how the backyards of many friends and family members look alike, consider creating a desert backyard instead. Place boulders near the back of the plot. Nearby these boulders, plant aloes to add some greenery and create a desert feel. Then, add other desert plants, including ironwood trees and cacti. To keep the landscape interesting, use a...

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Tips For Troubleshooting Common Vacuum Cleaner Problems

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There are two basic types of vacuum cleaners: the upright and the canister. Both operate on similar principles, which is a universal motor that drives a fan to draw air into a bag or canister. Vacuum cleaner problems are commonly due to worn or clogged roller brushes or a damaged drive belt. So, when problems occur, it is good to know a few troubleshooting tips to help you get your vacuum back up and running properly. Problem 1: Noisy Motor If your vacuum is making loud noises that you know are not normal, there are several possible...

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