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What does the medical device/biotechnology auditor look for and why?

Audits -both internal and external -are a vital tool for ensuring that a medical device or biotechnology product and its manufacturing operations meet prescribed regulatory requirements. Medical device and biotechnology auditors have guidelines on how to establish that the manufacturer has met standards such as ISO 13485, ISO 14971, or regulations such as 21 CFR Part 820.

Apart from going by these guidelines; the auditor…


Added by Adam Fleming on June 14, 2018 at 7:18am — No Comments

Adding on to Your Home? How to Avoid Costly Mistakes in Your New Addition

Adding an addition to a house can have a lot of upsides. If your family is growing, it can give you the space you need for more children. It can serve as a home office that produces revenue or a comfy guest room for visitors. There are many possibilities.…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 13, 2018 at 7:36pm — No Comments

Honest Abe Log Homes Sponsors Financial Planning Curriculum for Clay County Students

Dave Ramsey’s Foundations in Personal Finance course, a comprehensive curriculum that provides students with sound financial principles to guide them into adulthood, is being sponsored at Clay County High School by Honest Abe Log Homes.

“Supporting our schools and youth continues to be an important way for Honest Abe to give back to our community,” said Josh Beasley, President of Honest Abe Log Homes. “Becoming a corporate sponsor to provide this curriculum to the high school…


Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on June 13, 2018 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Cabin Design: How to Make Yours Look Perfect

Designing a cabin can be a joyous thing. It can be satisfying to set up a cozy abode that’s yours and yours alone. That doesn’t mean that it cannot be rather taxing and overwhelming at times, however. If you’re looking to design a cabin that’s 100 percent ideal for coziness and serenity, these suggestions can be…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 12, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Home Handyman: 5 Maintenance Projects for This Summer

With the turning of the seasons, there’s a whole new list of projects that you need to tackle around the house. Summer generally brings more of the outdoor projects into play. Here are some of the maintenance projects that you might want to consider taking on this…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on June 11, 2018 at 7:15pm — No Comments

5 Tips to Making Your Cabin Ready for All Four Seasons

Having a cabin as a vacation destination can give you a great place to get away and relax. While these cabins are normally OK nine months of the year, they often are too cold in the winter. Fortunately, there are tips you can follow that can winterize to make them usable…


Added by Meghan Belnap on June 6, 2018 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Food Fraud in the Organic Industry

A recent admission by The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of the Inspector General of its failure to review required documents for products labeled as “organic” indicates a lack of controls at U.S. borders, increasing the likelihood of nonorganic products entering the U.S. under false “organic” labels.

This opens the floodgates for the entry of dubious products into the market and getting passed off as organic, without being that. In fact, many imported products that carry the…


Added by Adam Fleming on June 5, 2018 at 5:47am — No Comments

3 Building Conditions that Make DIY a Risky Decision

With a wealth of online videos and products more and more geared towards the DIY’er, doing things yourself has never been easier. There are, however, a few factors that can seriously increase the risk of doing things yourself. In addition, there are some construction projects that actually require permits to perform. Without the right permits, your project…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on June 4, 2018 at 6:51pm — No Comments

Designing a Dual Use Space in a Downsized Home


Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on June 4, 2018 at 10:24am — No Comments

Honest Abe Living May 2018

Honest Abe Log Homes’ monthly interactive, online magazine, Honest Abe Living, contains some interesting stories, helpful tips and exciting invitations. Read about two log homes (completed and furnished) that will be open for a free tour on June 16. Find out how you can attend the next log raising that includes a tour of Honest Abe’s mill and a new Honest Abe Log Home. Get tips on creating a plan that allows for privacy along with open spaces. Find out why…


Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on June 4, 2018 at 10:12am — No Comments

Log Home Comfort: How Cabin Dwellers Live in the Lap of Luxury

Life in a log home can make you feel like you’re close to nature. It can make you feel calm and fully at peace, too. If you want to optimize your cabin dwelling lifestyle, there are a wealth of approaches you can take. It’s time to welcome the finest degree of log…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 30, 2018 at 11:45am — No Comments

5 Crucial Considerations Before Moving to a Cabin in the Woods

The thought of retreating to a cabin in the woods for a vacation is inspiring to many. In fact, some decide that they want to turn these trips into long-term living arrangements. Whether you’re moving from an apartment in the city or a sprawling house in the…


Added by Meghan Belnap on May 29, 2018 at 5:51pm — No Comments

5 Signs Your Log Home Needs a New Roof

If you live in a log home, you are undoubtedly aware that you must deal with different maintenance requirements. Replacing a log cabin roof means working with a structural component, which requires an understanding of how this structure performs. Obvious signs of leaks or holes may be an…


Added by Emma Sturgis on May 29, 2018 at 4:59pm — No Comments

Know why Robert Simonds’ STX Entertainment is the fastest-growing company

Robert Simonds, STX Entertainment Chairman and CEO, has decided to co-produce 'Warriors', which is one of the highest-profile movies being developed by Alibaba Pictures. 'Warriors' is based on a series of young-adult books and its target audience is children and the YA crowd. The live action and CGI hybrid film will be based on books that revolves around stories of adventure, forbidden love and faith. 'Warriors' is a Chinese-British project which will promote both Chinese…


Added by Tom Clark on May 28, 2018 at 7:26am — No Comments

What you need to start your garden

You have some space around your home and you like the idea of being able to enjoy your own garden but don’t know where to start. Don’t worry, getting a garden off the ground is easier that you might think, and spring is a great time to plant. A garden will give you something to do all year round. You will enjoy the flowers and food you grow and the wildlife they bring into your garden. We can’t do enough today to help protect our bees, and they have such an important role to play in nature…


Added by Sam North on May 24, 2018 at 3:30am — No Comments

Storm Damage: How to Get Your Home in Pristine Condition After a Natural Disaster

Overcoming the fear of living through a natural disaster is a prodigious accomplishment in itself. When you’re starting to recover from this jarring experience, you may also begin to think about your home and getting it back into…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 22, 2018 at 7:18pm — No Comments

4 Home Renovations to Prepare Your Log Cabin for All 4 Seasons

Maintaining your home properly is a seemingly never-ending task. Throughout the year, various chores require your attention if you want to delay or prevent repair issues from developing. While some maintenance tasks are seasonal, there are other tasks that require…


Added by Meghan Belnap on May 22, 2018 at 12:20pm — No Comments

4 Ways to Afford a Cabin

For many people, buying a holiday home or a cabin away from the hustle of everyday life is a dream. Their first home is close to the city for work, or in the suburbs so they can raise their children in a safe area with a nearby school. Later in life however, home owners find they want to escape to a lakeside cabin to relax for the weekend.


While it sounds like the perfect way for a getaway every other weekend, purchasing a second piece of real…


Added by Alana Downer on May 17, 2018 at 9:44am — No Comments

Shingle Problems: 4 Major Signs Your Home Needs Roof Repair

If you notice that your roof is starting to leak, that is a sure sign that you need to replace it. However, you may see other signs prior to a leak that may mean that its time to call a roofing professional right away. Let’s take a look at some of those signs and what…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 15, 2018 at 7:27pm — No Comments

4 Luxury Fireplace Options for Your Cabin in the Woods

Do you have a cabin that you want to make you feel exquisite? Does your charming little hideaway in the woods need something to create warmth and functionality? We cover four of the most luxurious fireplace options for you to consider putting in your vacation home or…


Added by Lizzie Weakley on May 15, 2018 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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