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Your Questions About Scented Candles: Answered

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Soothing and pleasant scents have the power to help people relax, and they can make your home a more comfortable and welcoming place. To this end, scented candles can be an excellent option for those wanting to improve the way their home smells. However, scented candles can be deceivingly complex when you are shopping for them, and you may have a couple of questions that you need answered before you make your decision on which candles to purchase.  Do You Have To Burn Candles To Enjoy The Scent? There are few things that can more...

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Unlocking The Answers To Questions Concerning Implementing A Safe In The Home

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Some of the most valuable material possessions in life are those that cannot be replaced. Even though you will do your best to keep such items protected, without a safe you are always left wondering if your valuables are as protected as they should be. In the event of a fire or burglary, your items could easily be gone. This is why the home safe has been a popular staple in homes since the year 1836 when the safe, also called the strongbox or coffer, was invented. The modern safe has came a long way from just a metal box with a key. It has...

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Tips To Help You Get Rid Of Millipedes At Your House

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If you’re like most people, spotting bugs in your home can be disturbing. It can be hard to get rid of insects and bugs, but there are things you can try. If you are struggling with millipedes in your house, here are some tips that may help you eliminate them. Step 1: Determine what they are Sometimes people confuse millipedes with centipedes, but both types can find their way into homes. A millipede is around 1 1/2 inches long and is usually black or brown. A millipede contains 30 to 400 legs, depending on its size, and it will curl...

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Are You Making A Temporary Move?

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If you are moving temporarily to a new city, you have a big job ahead of you. Make it an easier one by following these suggestions. Take Care Of Details Ahead Of Time – These are the pesky little things that can catch up with you if you don’t address them ahead of time. Don’t forget to change your address at the post office. Stop magazine subscriptions, or supply your new address. Don’t forget to include the date of when you want the change to take place. Inform your library, any clubs or organizations and other...

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Avoiding Insect Infestation

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When the winter weather finally leaves, insects that have been hibernating will start to surface. This is the time of year when bugs try to get into our homes to find an easy food source after being tucked away out of the cold weather for so long. There are several things you can do to avoid having insects get in your home in the spring and summer months. Here are some precautions you can take to keep these critters from infesting your home. Do Spring Cleaning Early Start your spring cleaning a few months early in an attempt to ward out...

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Why Your Sliding Glass Door Is Not Working And What Is Required To Fix It

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If your home’s sliding glass door has stopped sliding like it used to, then it is imperative that you figure out what the problem is and fix it as soon as possible. This is one of those household repairs that will get exponentially more expensive the longer that you let the problem persist. Sliding Glass Door Basic Function Since large plates of glass are very heavy, your home’s sliding glass door uses two roller mechanisms to help you effortlessly move the door. You might be surprised to learn that the door is simply balanced on...

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Cleaning Your Dryer Duct: A Step-By-Step Guide

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If you have a clothes dryer in your home, then you’ll want to take the time to have its exhaust duct cleaned (or clean it yourself) each year. By doing so, you can remove potentially dangerous lint and debris buildup within the duct itself, which can become a fire or carbon monoxide hazard otherwise. The cost of having your ducts cleaned can vary greatly depending on the location of your dryer within the home and how long your dryer duct is, the good news is that you can save money by cleaning your dryer duct out yourself. Locating the...

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Is Your Safe Room FEMA-Approved? How You Can Tell

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Living in an area that is frequently pummeled by tornadoes or hurricanes means you live in constant uncertainty about where you will be when the next one hits. With tornadoes, you do not get much of a warning besides the air raid siren if you live close to a city or town. With hurricanes, you have enough advance warning to board your house up and vacate, but most of the time you do not want to leave your home for fear of what you will find when you return. Building a safe room is an excellent option, but you will need to make it...

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Alternative Dining Areas For Smaller Spaces

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If you don’t actually have a dining room in your home, this doesn’t mean that you can’t set up space to have meals in style. Get creative with your space and furniture options to turn other areas of your home into makeshift dining rooms. Here are five dining room alternatives for your home. 1. Convertible Kitchen Nook If there is space in your kitchen for a small table, then you can use this as a dining area. A collapsible table can work well and save space. This can be folded up while meals are prepared and then extend into...

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Reinventing The Old Ideas Of Residential Patio Design

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For many years the patio of the home has been an extension of inner living areas where homeowners could enjoy rest and relaxation right at their backdoor. Here you can enjoy backyard grilling, stretching out in a favorite lounger, or even an afternoon with friends and family members in the sun. As popular as the patio is and as functional as it may be, there is always room for improvement. Here are a few of the modern ideas surrounding patio implementation that you may be interested in utilizing in your own home design. Patio Disconnection...

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