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The Health Benefits Of Drinking Water - Is Bottled Drinking Water Healthier Than Filtered Tap Water?

Water is a key ingredient in a healthy diet and lifestyle. There are many health benefits of drinking water. It helps flush impurities and toxins out of our systems. It aids in the delivery of oxygen and nutrients. In fact, nearly every system in our bodies relies on water for proper functioning. But what if your water is unhealthy? In past decades, concerns about tap water and its impact on... ❯❯❯

Electrical Safety and Power Tools

Power tools are one of the greatest conveniences for getting handyman jobs and professional jobs done quickly, but since power tools often run on electricity, it is essential that safety instructions are followed. Here are a few quick power tool safety tips. Tip 1 - Always use the correct power tool for the environment.Power tools that are made for outdoor use have better insulation, heavier... ❯❯❯

The Four Major Types of Air Filters

Hygienic air is essential to human life, and in this modern age, that requires air cleaners. There are a few different methods of air cleaning, like Filtration, Electro-static Precipitation and Ion Generation. Air Filtration cleans air through the removal of sub-micron particulate, gases and odors. If you are plagued by allergies or asthma, an air filter might help you. Air filters are the best... ❯❯❯

Alarm System: Smoke and Heat Detectors

Smoke & Heat Detectors- Smoke detectors are available that will interface with your security system. The smoke detectors that are already in your home can’t be tied into your security system. The device that the builder put in your home is either electrical, battery operated, or in some instances both, if you have the better quality detectors. Lifesaving smoke detectors should be in every home.... ❯❯❯

How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

Millions of people everyday rely on fire extinguishers to put out minor fires which start in the home. Fire extinguishers contain a powder which is known to instantly put out a fire and prevent it from spreading any further. In 2004, fire extinguishers saved over 25 lives in the United States and prevented over 1,500 injuries. Fire departments all over the world encourage home owners to have at... ❯❯❯

How Safe Is Your Roommate?

Landlord - Tenant Common Sense When choosing the perfect roommate, whether you are the tenant or the landlord, a little common sense and due diligence should be a pre-requisite before making your decision. Several factors come into play for both the landlord and the tenant. As a landlord, you are bringing a relative stranger into your household who could prove to be the perfect way to offset... ❯❯❯

To Roommate Or Not To Roommate

Making the Decision Do you want or need to live with a roommate? What are the pros and cons of having a roommate? What should you consider when looking for a roommate? And what issues should you get settled before you move in? On this page we'll look at the pros and cons and some tips to consider; later, we will look at the some of the issues you should get settled before moving in with... ❯❯❯

Not All Apartment Leases Are Created Equal

Before signing any lease: * Take a walk through the unit that you are renting to make sure it is in good repair. * Be sure to read the lease completely. All leases are not the same. What should be included in your lease: * All verbal promises should be reduced to writing within the lease. * Are there provisions for a job transfer within the lease? * How and when do you give notice to... ❯❯❯

Renting a House

Renting a house or a room in your home is a great business that millions of people take advantage of to make some extra cash. While many people rent houses each year, not all of them are successful. Renting a house can be profitable and rewarding if you manage it properly. Benefits of Renting a House The main reason for renting a house is you can gain a large steady income. Many people buy... ❯❯❯

What is a Loft Apartment?

What is a loft apartment? At the most basic level a loft apartment differs from a regular apartment because of the open layout. Lofts are open floor plans with few if any walls separating the living, dining, living and sleeping areas. The open floor plan of a loft gives it a stylish look that many residents enjoy. In general loft apartments are older buildings that were once commercial properties... ❯❯❯

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