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Hello everyone, I have decided to write hubs on topics of home improvement and a variety of other topics which I hope provides valuable tips that may be of help to you who are looking for a cost-effective method of saving money.

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  • Kodi for XBMC
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    Kodi for XBMC

    2 months ago

    Kodi developed an open source application which is licensed to anyone to use, modify, and study. The source code is accessible to anyone and is encouraged to improve on the design.

  • Investment Income Tips
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    Investment Income Tips

    3 months ago

    Here are a couple of ways to get the checks coming into your mailbox (1) Continued flow of income from stocks that raise their dividends on a yearly basis or (Perpetual Dividend Raisers)

  • Chicago Tylenol Murders
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    Chicago Tylenol Murders

    3 months ago

    On September 29, 1982, a innocent Mary Kellerman who resided in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, died after taking a capsule of the Extra Strength Tylenol she was only 12 years old.

  • My First Colon Exam
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    My First Colon Exam

    3 months ago

    Under the directions of my family doctor after realizing all the issues that had pop up from my lack of irregular check up, she had me do a blood test for scrotum cancer which I did last week and was told that if there...

  • Wall Framing Basics
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    Wall Framing Basics

    2 months ago

    Sooner or later every one who does home improvement needs to build a wall, a floor deck, or a roof.

  • Cigarette Addiction
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    Cigarette Addiction

    3 months ago

    Are you battling with cigarette addiction? then you are aware of how difficult it is to stop.

  • Painless Tips For Home Improvement
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    Painless Tips For Home Improvement

    3 months ago

    Almost anyone can enjoy and benefit from doing some home improvement projects. Yet, for someone just starting out, choosing the right tool or which permits are necessary and what regulations to follow can be...

  • "How To Install Drywall", Sheetrock Installation.
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    "How To Install Drywall", Sheetrock Installation.

    3 months ago

    The Invention of drywall had almost a large impact on building construction as the internet has on social networking. .

  • Jamaican Flag History
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    Jamaican Flag History

    3 months ago

    The Jamaican flag was created on August 6, 1962 when Jamaica became independent from the British protected Federation of the West Indies. The flag was designed with colors of gold saltire, that separated the colors of...

  • Air Tight Homes
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    Air Tight Homes

    3 months ago

    Caulking is at least as effective from the inside as from the outside, and it is far less trouble. Therefore, caulk cracks around windows and door trims from the inside. For electrical outlets on exterior walls, use...

  • Tips For Choosing A Pediatrician
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    Tips For Choosing A Pediatrician

    3 months ago

    Check family background. Know the health history for both you and your partner, it is very important to find out if there are any history of medical problems and genetic or chromosomal disorders such as...

  • Before You Conceive
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    Before You Conceive

    3 months ago

    Conception often times sneaks up on couples, removing the preconception period altogether and making those methods pointless. I...

  • Brick Cleaning
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    Brick Cleaning

    3 months ago

    The thing to remember is that too much cleaning can be harmful. Years past, sandblasting was popular, but often removed the hardened, baked on outer layer of the brick.

  • Stucco Over Brick
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    Stucco Over Brick

    3 months ago

    Apply stucco over brick in two coats. Wet the wall with a hose the night before the first coat is to be applied and again just before the work begins. It is best to apply stucco on a humid, ...

  • Kitchen Updates
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    Kitchen Updates

    3 months ago

    To remedy sagging shelves is to take the shelves out and turn them over , and put them back where they were. Or put in a brace or a thicker piece of shelving.

  • Different Types Of Heat
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    Different Types Of Heat

    3 months ago

    Hot water. A central boiler heats water that is pumped through 3/4 inch pipes to radiators and baseboard heaters. These System s are by far the most expensive to install in most homes.

  • Food Quality Standards
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    Food Quality Standards

    2 months ago

    Food service success depends on the customers' experience and their word of mouth in reference to the experience. Many of us have heard our friends complain of some form of food illness from an establishment.

  • Mortar Joint Repair Tips
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    Mortar Joint Repair Tips

    3 months ago

    To test the integrity of the mortar joints, poke them with an ice pick. If the mortar seems sandy and falls out easily, the joints have deteriorated to the point where you have to do something.

  • Home Remodeling Trend
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    Home Remodeling Trend

    3 months ago

    Americans, it seems, have fallen in love with purchasing old homes and then renovating them. The national home improvement industry grew from less

  • Plaster Repair Cost Saving Tip
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    Plaster Repair Cost Saving Tip

    3 months ago

    Our experience has shown that it is less expensive to replace 50% of the walls and ceilings with sound plaster repair than it is to replace all the plaster and lath and replace it with drywall over the entire surface.

  • Painting Tips
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    Painting Tips

    3 months ago

    Homeowners takes painting as their major do-it-yourself project more often than any other task, and with good reason: with a little instruction, almost anyone can paint, even a whole house interior.

  • CeilingMax-Armstrong
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    CeilingMax-Armstrong

    3 months ago

    We flatly don't recommend suspended ceilings. Often they are used as a bandage over major problems (namely, crumbling ceilings) that will lead to continual dust and potential fire hazards until they are fixed. In...

  • "Hardwood Floor Installation"
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    "Hardwood Floor Installation"

    2 months ago

    The most common repair technique is to cut out the bad flooring using a circular saw and a carbide tipped blade. Clean cut can be made more easily by nailing down a board temporarily as a straight edge.

  • "How To Refinish Hardwood Flooring"
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    "How To Refinish Hardwood Flooring"

    3 months ago

    Pretreatment for sanding includes a number of chores. First , replace worn or damaged floorboards and fill any holes with wood cut to size ( a job for professionals or very skilled do-it-yourselfers).

  • Painting Wood Floors
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    Painting Wood Floors

    3 months ago

    Colonial floors were usually painted solid colors; gray,dark green, yellow, brown, and terra-cotta red predominated. Between the Revolution and the 1840s,

  • "Home Energy Cost", Variables.
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    "Home Energy Cost", Variables.

    3 months ago

    Oil is generally, but not always, more expensive than gas as a heating fuel, and an oil fired furnace is the most expensive you can buy. Even so,

  • Air Condition Decision
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    Air Condition Decision

    3 months ago

    A central air-conditioning system is not for everyone. In fact, if temperatures rarely exceed 85 degrees F and the humidity is generally tolerable in locale,

  • House Repair Plans
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    House Repair Plans

    3 months ago

    Before starting a big home improvement project, it is important to look at what you are trying to accomplish. It is likely to be one or more of the fallowing.

  • House Painting Prepairation
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    House Painting Prepairation

    3 months ago

    Peeling or cracking paint generally is caused by moisture getting into the board behind the paint and pushing it off from the inside.

  •  Used building materials
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    Used building materials

    3 months ago

    Appliances. When shopping for heavy appliance such as stove and refrigerator, ask outlets if they have slightly damaged models in the back of the store.

  • Asbestos Compliance
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    Asbestos Compliance

    3 months ago

    If you suspect lead-based paint take extraordinary precautions, especially with paint dust, even low levels of lead in children can cause permanent brain damage.

  • Important Safety Tips
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    Important Safety Tips

    2 months ago

    Wear protective clothing and equipment. Wear goggles when working around debris that may fly into your eyes.

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