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Do it Yourself Home Termite Control

Termites are small insects that live in the ground or near house foundations. Termites are mostly white and about the size of a boiled rice grain. They slowly eat away the wood and can cause massive damage to your home if you do not take precautions in time. Warm and wet conditions are ideal for a t...More...

How to Kill a Rat With No Baits

Most rat traps require bait, but when you use bait, there's always the chance that a pet or a child might get caught in the trap instead. Some rats can steal the bait from the trap without setting it off, but not all rat traps need bait. Some snap traps have a trigger that is impregnated with a food...More...

How to Calculate Energy Savings of Incandescent Lights Vs. LED

LED (light-emitting diode) lights can save you significant amounts of money, while helping to save the environment. LED lights offer a zero-maintenance lighting alternative that provides equivalent illumination to incandescent bulbs, with environmentally safe components, at a lower wattage. LED li...More...

How to Re-Cover an Overstuffed Recliner

It's much more economical to re-cover an existing recliner than to buy a brand-new piece of furniture, but re-covering overstuffed designs can be a little tricky. Reupholstering an overstuffed recliner requires more material and more padding than you'd use for a standard upholstered chair; neverthel...More...

Features of Burglar Alarms

What with the rise of crime in the world we live in today, it has become mandatory for some to have some form of security in order for them to feel safe. Not so long ago some African societies used to make homes with no doors on them. Nowadays however, it is rare to find a culture that continues tha...More...

Simple Ways To Avoid Credit Card Fraud

Not all lives of crime end in a full recovery, and identity theft is not always a means to an end for a young man with big dreams. In this information age, it is easier than ever for someone to steal your social security number; or illegally obtain your personal information. How can you avoid it whe...More...

Liftmaster Garage Door Openers Repairs

Liftmaster is one of the most popular styles of electric garage door opener offered on the market today. Although they are very reliable and give many years of trouble free use - eventually, like all ... ...More...

Craftsman Rotor Tiller Instructions

A Craftsman rotor tiller is an indispensable tool to have when you have a lot of ground to cultivate. Your other option is to turn the soil by hand with a round-nose shovel, which will take a while to accomplish. A rotor tiller will not only cultivate the soil, but it will also help you add and mix ...More...

ADT Alarms Can Help Save You and Your Loved Ones

Homes have different characteristics and each of them needs different kinds of home security. A lot of private properties and business establishments use ADT alarms in order to guard their estates and businesses from intruders....More...

What To Look For In A Home Security System

Not all home security products are the same and not all providers carry the same components.This article describes the important aspects of a home security system that you should consider before choosing your provider....More...

Decorating Ideas for a Lunch Table

Whether its for a lunch get together among friends or for a quiet family lunch, even simple decorations can liven up the room. By focusing on different aspects of the lunch table, you can easily decorate to embrace a variety of themes and color schemes, from clean, white decor to an ornate Victorian...More...

How to Set the Time Zone for an Acu-Rite Atomic Clock

Acu-Rite Atomic clocks contain a microchip and antenna that receives and updates time based on a signal produced by the US Government's National Institute of Standards and Technology. This allows the clock to continuously maintain the accurate time. Analog atomic clocks allow you to change the time ...More...

Do You Have Security Breeches in Your Home Or Business?

Security is an important aspect of life, but then it always has been. It is normal for parents to do their best to protect their families and it is normal and even a legal requirement for an employer to ensure the safety of his or her staff. Part of the way we carry out these duties is to defend the...More...

How to Disassemble an EAA Witness

The EAA Witness is part of the 9mm semi-automatic handgun series. To disassemble, make sure that you are familiar with the gun and its moving parts, and check carefully to ensure that the gun is not loaded before beginning any procedure. The Witness is a sensitive instrument and like all guns, it is...More...

Portable Fire Extinguisher Safety

Portable fire extinguishers are first-line home safety devices that can put out small fires before they spread. Small home units can also control larger blazes until firefighters arrive on the scene to take over, according to the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors. These extinguishers...More...