New and Innovative Ways LED’s Are Changing Our Lives For The Better

Every day of the year, there is some city or town in the world that is changing over to LED lights for their street lights. The city of Columbus, Ohio is considering replacing their streetlight system with LED lights. Officials estimate that the lights will save the city at least $1 million dollars a year in electricity costs. That’s not to mention the cost savings in maintenance since LED’s require less maintenance overall than traditional…

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Top Designs of and Materials for Padlock Shackles

Shackle designs (i) Closed shackle design In this case, the body has its shoulders raised to conceal as much length of the shackle as possible, leaving a small section that is hard to access for attacking. This is the design preferred in industries with high-security needs such as banking and courier. However, the small clearance makes it difficult to lock lockers with concealed hasps and chain links. (ii) Open design The open design is a…

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Living With Natural Slate Flooring

Slate is a product that most people are familiar with, many of us see it every day of our lives on roofs or steps but it is also a widely used product for flooring in many parts of the world. In the UK we have a few indigenous varieties of slate, notably Welsh roofing slate and the harder, green slates from Delabole in Cornwall but there isn’t much variety in colour and Welsh slate in…

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Reasons to Choose Engineered Wood Flooring

There are so many great reasons you may want to choose engineered oak wood flooring over solid wood floors. Today more home owners are choosing engineered wood floors due to them being made with a top layer of solid and natural wood to enjoy the characteristics, while having a number of layers below, which are bonded together to give this flooring option the strength, durability and stability you want in your home when walking on…

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All in Due Time, So She Says

For several weeks, or has it been years, I’ve been waiting for an important package to come through the mail. I don’t know why they call it snail mail because I have seen snails crawl faster. With all our technology today, you would think that mail could come in on a particular schedule, and I’m thinking of a fast-paced schedule. I’ve been going to the mailbox every day for several weeks, and I find a…

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Benefits of Engineered Hardwood Flooring

Engineered hardwood flooring has become a top choice in homes and offices throughout the world. This manufactured flooring solution provides you with the beauty of natural wood with the strength of layers which have been laminated together. This type of flooring lasts for years, providing you with a beautiful finish to any room design. One of the main benefits of engineered hardwood flooring is that you get to enjoy the natural characteristics of solid wood….

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Top Tips for Protecting Your Wardrobe?

Wardrobe is a personal room, just like our home. As a young girl, the most exciting thing is to shopping with close friends in the mall. Unfortunately, as we know, women are emotional animal. We have to admit that the vast majority of our clothes we bought were fooled by its feature. Thus, the wardrobe always is the victim of overuse. Follow our smart tips for protecting your wardrobe. 1. Clean We should clean our…

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Stand Alone Power Systems – What You Need to Know

Stand alone power systems are growing in demand on a global scale. Thousands of families still live off grid in certain countries. Off grid means that they have no mains power running to their properties and they have to look at alternate solutions. Up to now, these people would rely on wood burners for heating and cooking and paraffin lamps for light in the night, but with stand along power systems, also known as SAPS,…

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How to Keep A Clogged Toilet From Becoming A Disaster

Few things are as simultaneously unnerving and inconvenient as a clogged toilet. Not only does it render the restroom useless, but it must be handled immediately or things can get out of hand very quickly. Without fixing the problem immediately, you can risk water damage from overflow, human waste contamination, foul odors, or even embarrassment. This issue is no laughing matter and must be handled as soon as possible. Here is how to keep a…

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Tips and Tricks for Better Indoor Air

Readers wrote me with questions about air purification in their home. Here’s the latest on actions you can take to improve indoor air quality. “I’ve heard of a HEPA filter for air conditioning. What is this and should I buy one?” HEPA stands for High-Efficiency Particulate Air. A HEPA filter works with a powerful fan to force air through a thick pleated mesh that traps pollen, pet dander, dust mites, and smoke. It can filter…

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