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  1. How to use a generator without setting your house on fire or electrocuting yourself

    Power outages are frustrating enough. Add in a generator catastrophe, and, well ... boom.

    Portable generators provide a convenient backup supply of electricity when the grid goes down. But use one incorrectly, and the hazards are high. Among them are carbon monoxide poisoning, electrical shocks and electrocution, and fires.

    Any one of these can lead to death. But carbon monoxide exposure may be your biggest enemy. According to data from the Consumer Product Safety Commission, ...
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  2. A complete view of Fluorescent light

    The term fluorescent means strikingly bright or glowing or any object possessing the property of fluorescence. In today’s world fluorescent lamps are used everywhere at offices, big warehouses, stores and even homes.

    Fluorescent light creates when electricity is passed through mercury vapour. It was first patented by American physicist Peter Cooper Hewitt in 1901.Initially the light produced was bluish green and was not appealing enough to light up homes; but it was useful in industries ...
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  3. Painting The Outdoor Furniture. Things to Consider

    Tired of the same color you have been seeing on the garden chairs and table for the last decade? Then maybe it is time to give them a new refreshed look?

    Below you will find easy and well-working suggestions on how to repaint the outdoor furnishing quickly and with minimal efforts!

    Coloring Furniture: Hints And Nuances

    Painting your garden furniture may seem to be easy but, like any painting, this procedure requires certain skills and knowledge. For instance, ...
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    Patio and Outdoor
  4. Get an Exclusive Look with Hardwood Floors

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ID:	11340No one can deny or ignore the increasing popularity of engineered hardwoods, as it is one of the best choices for homeowners that are seeking quality flooring.

    It provides so many benefits and is quite different from solid wood.

    Some significant reasons for choosing engineered hardwood

    • More beautiful appearance
    • Getting the highest quality
    • More stability
    • Enhanced performance
    • Highly durable
    • Environment-friendly
    • Easy
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  5. Should I install a ductless mini-split system?

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ID:	11339You may have heard of ductless mini-split air conditioners or heat pumps recently. They're one of the more recent developments in HVAC technology. But is one right for your home?

    Ductless mini-splits do exactly what the name implies: They provide heating and cooling without requiring large metal ducts to snake through the entire house, and without requiring intrusive window units. Small ductless units install directly in the rooms they're servicing, connected ...
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  6. How much does it cost to install a pond?

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ID:	11338Few home luxuries beat the tranquility and beauty of a man-made pond in your yard. The cost to build an artificial pond averages $3,100. Most jobs range between $1,200 and $9,000.

    The cost of homemade ponds varies by the type. For example, koi ponds and swimming lakes require different materials to function correctly. The least expensive style is the small garden pond for $50 and up, while bodies of water with practical functions like fishing cost much more. ...
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    Garden, Landscaping
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