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  1. How should I maintain my garbage disposal?

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    Garbage disposals are one of those appliances you just assume will work every time. Shove debris in there, flip the switch, grind it up and make it go bye-bye! And indeed, that's exactly how it should work. But like any other home appliance, things can go wrong. You can preserve your disposal and give it a long life by giving it proper care and maintenance.

    What not to put in the disposal

    First up, don't assume it can chew up anything ...
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    Kitchen
  2. How can my landscaping prevent basement flooding?

    You can take many steps within your basement itself to deal with floods, leaks and other water intrusions. But the single best basement waterproofing measure is to keep water from getting near your basement in the first place.

    Landscaping is your first and most effective line of defense against a flooded basement. Consider these steps to ease up the water pressure. A landscaping professional can help you sort out your options and recommend the best steps.

    1. Grade your ...
  3. Various Roofing Styles for an Impressive Exterior

    Roofing is important for a durable and attractive exterior of your home. After protecting your home from external roughness, it gives a complete look. Different types of roofing are done with varied materials in contemporary houses. If you have any aesthetic idea, you can make it exceptional and impressive.

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    Different Roofing Styles:

    Different houses have different roofing system. The roofing of a church is not similar to the roofing ...
  4. How to Design a Model Railway for your Kids Room

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    Having a model railway can become a very thrilling hobby. If you're eager to share your passion with your little ones, and you're looking to design a model railway in their room, you're facing a challenging task. From planning the railway size to deciding how much money you want to spend on it, there's a whole array of aspects you'll need to cover before you can enjoy looking your little trains travel in circles.

    Opting for a scale

    If ...
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    Kids, Kids Furniture
  5. 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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    HVAC
  6. 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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    Lighting
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