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  • The Worst Things You Can Hear From A Plumbing Inspector (And How To Fix Them)

    Whether you're making a new home purchase or remodeling a home you've owned for a while, if it was built before 1980 chances are pretty good you're dreading the inspection a little bit. Prior to this time it was common for materials that present problems to be used in construction. When the plumbing inspector makes an appearance the inspection can go one of two ways. Either the home has been updated and everything is awesome or it has some plumbing problems.
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  • Eviction Questions: What To Do When Your Tenant Abandons The Property

    Figuring out how to handle an eviction is one of the hardest things that any landlord has to deal with, and if you rent out property for long enough, you'll eventually have to deal with it. There is a lot of advice out there for landlords who are dealing with tenants who just won't leave. But what do you do when the tenant packs up and abandons the property without a word?
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  • Crazy Security Gadgets You Might Want To Consider For Your Home

    Installing a home security system is a very common way to keep unwanted intruders out of your home and to signal the proper authorities if anything goes wrong. If you'd like to take your own home security a step or two further, consider these unusual devices and ideas. Some of them are a little bit over the top, but you can't be too careful when it comes to security.  
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  • Need A New Furnace? Avoid Making These 3 Mistakes

    If your old furnace barely made it though the last winter, spring is a good time to think about buying a replacement and having it installed. Now that the coldest days of the year are behind you and the hottest days are yet to come, your favorite HVAC company will be less busy, and you won't have to wait as long for an installation appointment. Even better, you may be able to snag a deal by buying at a time when heaters aren't in great demand.
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  • 5 Tips For Starting A Successful Online Business

    Starting an online business is a dream for many people, but the decision should not be taken lightly. Before you consider opening your business, consider these 5 tips to increase your chances of success. 1. Don't Reinvent The Wheel A major problem for many new online businesses is they are not unique. When you are planning to start a business, you need to consider what ideas you have that are different from anyone else.
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  • 5 Ways To Optimize The Benefits Of Your Call Center's Security Services

    Hiring a security company, such as Security Services Northwest, Inc, to patrol your call center's premises provides you with around the clock protection, emergency responses, and surveillance options. Security officers provide protection for your call center employees too. There are a variety of things you can do to make the most of your call center's security services so you know you're getting your money's worth – here are 5 options to consider:
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  • Caring For Your Fire Extinguisher: What You Need To Know So It Won't Let You Down When You Need It

    Every home should have at least one fire extinguisher on hand in case of emergency. However, you can't just purchase a fire extinguisher and set it just anywhere and forget it. Here are a few things that you need to know about caring for your fire extinguisher properly so it will be ready to save you at a moment's notice. Labeling All fire extinguishers are not created equally. There are different fire extinguishers that should be used for different types of fires, and each fire extinguisher should be labeled for its use.
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  • Got An Awesome Sauce You Want To Sell? Here's What You Need On Your Bottle Labels

    If you created a sauce recipe everyone loves, your friends and family may have suggested you bottle your amazing sauce to sell it. You took their suggestions, came up with a business plan, got financing and all the ingredients and bottles you need. You're all set to start preparing and bottling your sauce… except one thing—the bottle labels. There are several very important pieces of information you need to include on your bottle labels or you could face lawsuits from personal injury claims.
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  • 6 Uses For An Air Compressor In A Knife Making Workshop

    There's something almost magical about taking a chunk of raw steel and transforming it into a beautiful and useful knife. Since it's already plenty of work to shape the blade by hand by spending hours at your forge, you should invest in a few power tools that speed up the other steps in the process. An air compressor is a smart investment because it can serve at least six different purposes in a busy knife making workshop.
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  • Need New Office Furniture? Consider Going Ergonomic

    If you're in the market for new office furniture, you might consider looking at ergonomic options. The following is a little bit of history on the subject and a listing of four reasons why switching to comfortable, fatigue reducing office furniture from places like D & R Office Works, Inc. is a smart move. A Little Ergonomic History The word "ergonomics" was coined by Wojceich Jastrzebowski in 1857. It means "how to work according to nature.
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