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  • The Pros And Cons Of Keyless Systems

    The most common key system for the average home is the traditional lock and key. However, this is not always the best option, especially depending on how worried you are of losing your key and how many will need access to your home. Another option is the keyless system, which has several pros and cons. You No Longer Have To Worry About Losing Your Key A keyless lock eliminates the need to carry around a key.
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  • 4 Common Blind Treatments To Consider

    When it comes to sprucing up your house, many people tend to forget that one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to redecorate your home is to invest in new blind treatments. They can change the aesthetics of entire rooms and can introduce new lighting configurations into your home. Throughout the course of this brief article, you will learn about just a few common blind treatments which you should consider.
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  • Teen Esteem: Tips For Loving Your Teen Through Her Troubles

    Teens and self-esteem go hand-in-hand. But sometimes the world conjures up blows to your daughter's ego in the form of how she should look, what she should weigh and more. When this happens, it can cause her to feel badly about herself and her life in general. What can you do as a parent to help ensure your daughter loves herself as much as you love her? Keep Her Involved
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  • So Long And Thanks For All The Microfibers: How To Choose Flooring That's Good For The Fish

    If you live far from the beach, it may seem strange to learn that any of your habits have an impact on ocean life. But they do. There are maps showing the swirling islands of plastic debris that form out of the waste that washes down into the ocean from stream and river runoff. But the real problems are created by microfibers in the rivers, lakes and oceans. Here's what you should know when you select flooring for your home:
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  • Three Tips To Prevent Cracks In Hardwood Floors From Widening

    Since hardwood floors are both fragile and relatively expensive, it's important to protect them even after you've suffered some minor damage. This is especially true if your floor uses exotic wood planks like Brazilian walnut or Patagonian rosewood. So instead of panicking when you see a crack in your hardwood floor, remember these three tips if you want to prevent it from widening. Control Room Temperature And Humidity As Tightly As You Can
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  • Three Reasons Why You Will Want To Cover Your Air Conditioning Unit In Winter

    Your neighbors cover their outdoor central air units with a tarp and bungee cords every fall in preparation for winter. You have always left yours open to the elements, wondering what the fuss is about. There are actually some very good reasons why your neighbors prepare their air conditioners every year, and maybe you will want to follow suit if you know why. 1. Preventing Rust to Major Components Perhaps the most logical and valid reason for covering your central air unit in the fall is to prevent rust damage to some of the major components, such as the fan.
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  • What To Do If Your Air Conditioner Freezes

    Does your air conditioner have frost forming on its pipes? Is there a full block of ice on the outside of the unit? It can be a little confusing to see ice on an outdoor air conditioning unit. After all, your air conditioner is probably running because it's hot out. Ice shouldn't be able to form in hot weather. However, it can happen on a malfunctioning air conditioning unit and it can signal a big problem.
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  • Living Room Furniture Replacements For Baby-Proofing

    Replacing items and furniture in your living room will be a must if there is a new baby on the way. You can decide whether to overhaul your entire living room, or make some minor adjustments that can be changed back once your baby is older. Either way, some necessary changes to your living room furniture will be in order. Here are four living room items you might need to replace before your baby starts to crawl and walk.
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