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Home Checkups: 7 Maintenance Tips to Prepare Your Home for Spring

No matter how nasty a winter, spring does finally arrive. Before it does, there is a list of maintenance checks a homeowner should perform to make the house ready for the warmer…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 21, 2018 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Floor Lore: 5 Secrets to Getting Gorgeous Flooring on the Cheap

When you want to replace the floors in your home, it can become expensive. If you are on a tight budget, then you must find ways to buy high-quality floor coverings that are affordable. Use these five secrets to find beautiful flooring for your home that you can afford.

Shop at Online Flooring Stores

You can find a wider variety of inexpensive flooring materials at online stores. A local store can only offer a limited amount of products, and you may…

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Added by Kara Masterson on February 21, 2018 at 11:29am — No Comments

Mouse Trap: How to Keep Mice and Other Rodents out of Your Home This Spring

As the weather gets warmer and animal populations begin to increase, you could find yourself with some unwanted house guests. No one wants rodents in their house. If you want to prevent pests from getting into your house this spring, here are a few tips you…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 20, 2018 at 8:35pm — No Comments

Florida capital to press for gun law change

A hundred Stoneman Douglas High School students are busing 400 miles to Florida’s capital Tuesday to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17 students and faculty last week.

The students plan to hold a rally Wednesday in hopes that it will put pressure on the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws, something some GOP lawmakers said Monday they would consider. Shortly after the shooting, several…

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Added by Adam Fleming on February 20, 2018 at 6:02am — No Comments

5 Post-Winter Repairs for Your Home This Spring

Winter is hard on houses. Snow and ice pile up on their roofs, water freezes in the gutters, their foundations may heave, their pipes freeze and sometimes burst, the timbers creak and shrink. The least a homeowner can do after their house has protected them throughout these hard…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 16, 2018 at 1:41pm — No Comments

The Right Mattress Can Uplift the Look of Your Bedroom

When you are decorating your bedroom, it is crucial for you to buy the right items that match the furniture and the colors of your walls. It is here that you should purchase the correct mattress for your bedroom so that you do not sleep on a comfortable bed. Many people often wake up with a stiff body primarily because they did not buy the right mattress for their needs. It is here that both health specialists and interior designers say that you should carefully take time and research to buy…

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Added by Silvia Watson on February 16, 2018 at 9:03am — No Comments

FDA regulation on medical device packaging design

The FDA has regulations on medical device packaging design. This is quite natural, considering that the FDA has several regulations on all aspects of medical devices. However, it needs to be mentioned that the FDA regulation that covers medical device packaging design – Sec. 820.130 Device packaging under Subpart K–Labeling and Packaging Control -is a single liner, which only merely states that “each manufacturer shall ensure that…

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Added by Adam Fleming on February 16, 2018 at 5:45am — No Comments

4 Signs It's Time to Call for HVAC Repair

Maintaining a comfortable temperature is one of the best ways to enjoy your home. Having a cool home in the summer and a warm home in the winter allow you to focus on other, much more important activities other than simply staying comfortable. Sometimes, though, your HVAC system doesn’t…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on February 14, 2018 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Medical Device Process Validation is the Key Part of a Quality Process

Process validation is one of the essential functions of a quality system for medical devices. Medical device manufacturers who have to stay compliant with regulatory requirements have to obtain premarket approvals (PMA), as well as premarket notifications for both new and modified existing medical devices. The key to all these is medical device process validation.

The FDA…

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Added by Adam Fleming on February 14, 2018 at 6:04am — No Comments

Identifying Common Signs of Roof Wear and Tear

The one construction aspect of your log home that you rely upon the most while it takes the most punishment from the elements is your roof. Being a high-ticket item when it comes to replacement and insurance claims, there are several players who may have an incentive to sway…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on February 13, 2018 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Bright Light: How to Make Your Log Home Feel More Open

A light, bright home can feel open, airy and welcoming. As seemingly simple as it may seem to create a light and inviting space, the reality is that many homeowners struggle in this area. Dark, dreary rooms are unfortunately common, but they can be properly addressed with…

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Added by Meghan Belnap on February 13, 2018 at 5:11pm — No Comments

5 Ways to Make Sure Your Home is a Natural Pest Deterrant this Winter

Cold winter temperatures often cause pests to look for a warmer, more hospitable environment, making deterrents essential to avoid a winter infestation. A variety of deterrents are available to help…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 13, 2018 at 2:01pm — No Comments

Need a New Roof: How Get the Right Materials for Your Budget

The roof is one of the most important parts of your home. If you are looking to implement a new roof, you will want the latest tools and materials to assist you. Let’s take a look at how to get the right materials for your…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 12, 2018 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Winter Weathering: 3 Property Pieces that Will Need Post-Snow Maintenance

While winter is considered a magical time of feasting, gift-giving, and family bonding, it’s not the most forgiving season for your home or your property. Once you’ve survived the frigid winter season, you may want to spend the first days of spring assessing your property for signs of latent winter damages. Here are some of the areas where you can begin your…

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Added by Brooke Chaplan on February 8, 2018 at 7:58pm — No Comments

Leaky Faucets: 4 DIY Plumbing Tricks to Help You Out

Do not let a small budget keep you from repairing your leaky faucet. While the constant dripping may seem to be only a nuisance to your ears, it is actually costing you a pretty penny in water costs over the long haul. Take an hour on your next day off to troubleshoot the problem yourself.…

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Added by Kara Masterson on February 7, 2018 at 11:27am — No Comments

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Hello thanks for adding me. 

My husband and I purchased our log home 

4 years ago. One month of living here I became sick

severe upper respiratory infection , took about 3 months to get well

since then I’ve developed Asthma and numerous allergies 

I had allergy testing and I’m allergic to everything!! Pine 

trees a big one and dust. I’ve seen several drs

and even been in the hospital with my oxygen level being 80 

sorry for the long…

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Added by Linda Harris on February 6, 2018 at 6:40pm — No Comments

4 Things You Haven't Considered That Improve Your Home's Heating and Cooling

When you’re at home, staying comfortable is one of your top priorities. Whether it’s beating the heat in the summer or staying nice and toasty in the winter, you depend on your home and it’s HVAC system to keep you at the perfect temperature, no matter what the…

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Added by Emma Sturgis on February 6, 2018 at 5:19pm — No Comments

Rugby Star Spielführer

Sport war schon immer auf der ganzen Welt beliebt. Die Vielfalt der Sportspiele und Wettbewerbe wächst, ebenso wie die Anzahl der Fans. In jedem Land wird bestimmten Sportspielen der Vorzug gegeben, die nach Meinung der Bewohner ihrer Aufmerksamkeit am ehesten entsprechen.

In den…

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Added by Martin Hertz on February 6, 2018 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Preparing for Spring: 5 Home Repairs You May Need to Make

After the cold winter, you may have a few home repairs to complete. It is best to perform the necessary repairs before the problem gets worse or further damage is incurred. Most of the home repairs to complete in spring deal with preventing rot and keeping water out of…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on February 5, 2018 at 5:43pm — No Comments

Fixer-Upper: A Few Tips for Renovating an Older Home

Moving into a new home is enthralling, regardless of the house’s age. However, you might want to make some upgrades to bring the house into the new millennium and to better emulate your personal style. Renovations can be challenging to tackle and to live through, but you can make the situation more bearable by keeping some considerations in mind.…

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Added by Kara Masterson on February 2, 2018 at 11:49am — No Comments

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