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Four Tips That Will Help You Choose The Best Solar Energy Improvements For Your Home

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you want to integrate renewable energy into the design of your home, solar energy is a great choice. There are a few different options when it comes to solar energy; grid-tied systems can help reduce your energy bills and still have service from your electrical company, off-grid systems can provide you with all the energy you need for your home, or you can have solar water heaters for heating or hot water.  Here are some tips that can help you make the best solar energy choices for your home: 1. Find The Best Real Estate For Installation Of Solar Systems Any space around your home that has direct sunlight is valuable space. The south facing areas of your roof are great locations for solar panels. You can also use space in direct sunlight for PV solar panels to...

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Remove Mice Effectively From Your Home

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It doesn’t matter what area of the country you live in. The presence of mice is a constant reminder that you need to do a better job at protecting your home from pests. The house mouse is the most common type of mouse that can be seen in and around homes. Mice provide many dangers to homeowners. From causing structural damage to transmitting diseases, it is important to rid your home of mice when you spot the signs that mice are present. In just one year, your resident female mouse can have up to 10 litters of about 5 to 6 babies. Having over 50 mice in your home is a scary thought. Here are 3 ways to remove mice for good.  Closing Off Entry Points If you don’t want mice in your home, you have to make sure...

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Attack Your Attic And Beat The Clutter With Simple Strategies

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Is your attic a catchall for the clutter from the rest of your home? An attic should be reserved for seasonal storage and occasionally for sentimental items that you want to keep and eventually give away to someone special. Keep the following in mind when clearing and organizing your attic: Whittle down the clutter Storage spaces typically are filled with three different types of items: active storage, seasonal storage, and dead storage. Dead storage is what comprises clutter, and is also what can be cleaned out to provide more ample storage room for your active and seasonal items. More information about these three types of storage include: Active storage is the stuff that you need to pull out and use fairly regularly. This may include cookware, reference books, or tools that you store for short, intermittent periods of time....

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5 Tips For Maintaining Fire Safety In Your Commercial Kitchen

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether you operate a restaurant, cafeteria or any other type of commercial kitchen, you probably know that there is always a risk of fire. Fortunately, there are ways to help prevent fires from happening at all and to keep everyone safe in the event of a disaster. Implement these five things into your commercial kitchen’s fire safety plan, and you can help prevent anyone from getting hurt. 1. Install a Fire Suppression System Probably the biggest way to help improve fire safety in your commercial kitchen is to install a fire suppression system. Fire suppression systems include commercial sprinkler systems that are connected to smoke detectors; basically, when it is established that there is smoke in your kitchen, the sprinklers will automatically turn on to help put the fire out. 2. Keep Your Grease Trap Clean Failing to keep...

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How To Use A Roll-Off Dumpster Safely

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Since roll-off dumpsters are large and are rolled off of a truck, they can be potentially dangerous if they are not used carefully. Don’t Overfill the Roll-off The roll-off dumpsters are only meant to be filled to the top of the container. Not only can overfilling a roll-off dumpster cause you to be fined, but you can also create a safety hazard. If an item is placed on top of a dumpster, it is likely to roll off. The typical maximum weight for a dumpster is 10 tons, but the weight can vary from dumpster to dumpster. This weight will allow for the dumpster to be legally transported on most roads. If you are performing a large-scale renovation project, you will probably need a dumpster that is 40 cubic yards. The dumpster should be loaded as evenly as possible...

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Before Throwing An Item Away, See If You Can Recycle It

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you think about recycling, you probably think about cans, magazines, newspapers, grocery bags and more. However, there are plenty of other things that you can easily recycle as well. Much of the trash that you are throwing away in the trash can might be recyclable. Instead of throwing it away, you could do your part by recycling it and allowing it to be turned into something else that could be used by people around the world. Check out some of these unusual items that can be recycled. Eliminate your old CD collection. Today, more and more people are turning their CD collection into digital downloads. Instead of keeping a huge pile of CDs around the house, you can put everything on your computer or an external hard drive. While some people just throw them away, you can do...

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