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  • The Great Fluoride Debate: Should You Worry About Chemicals In Your Water?

    Adding fluoride to water has been a common practice in America since the 1940's. Some medical professionals and dental associations believe it helps to reduce cavities and tooth decay. However, some people and some experts do not think that fluoridating water is healthy or ethical. Should you get a home water filtration system from a site like http://www.valleypumpnw.com that removes fluoride from your tap water? First, you should know what fluoride actually does to help your teeth.
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  • So You Want To Burn Wood - Four Things To Consider Before Getting A Wood Burning Stove

    Idyllic images of happy families sitting around the woodstove may prompt you to think installing one will solve all your problems. While there are no guarantees that a new source of heat in your home will transform unruly teens to endearing creatures who long to sit beside the fire and read, it may bring you warmth and comfort like you've never experienced before. Many people claim the heat from burning wood is more comforting because it provides a constant source of heat that radiates throughout the room.
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  • 3 Reasons To Get A Boiler Tune-Up

    Any type of furnace needs maintenance work periodically, including boilers. A boiler may operate differently than a forced-air furnace; however, boilers still need tune-ups. Getting a boiler tune-up can be beneficial in many ways, and here are three reasons you should consider scheduling one for your system. It Will Extend Its Life A boiler tune-up is a service designed to clean a boiler system, but it is also used as a way to ensure all parts are working properly.
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  • 3 Home Cleaning Tips And Tricks That Do More Harm Than Good

    Are you a stickler for the household cleaning tips and tricks you find circulating social media sites? Do you stop to read any bit of information that offers new, convenient, penny-saving ways to take care of your household chores? If so, it may be time to slow down. Many of these trendy little tips and tricks offer no real benefit, and some even cause more harm than good. Below are three great examples of cleaning tricks to avoid.
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  • 2 Things Every Homeowner Can Learn From Industrial Fall Protection Training

    If you work in an industrial setting where heights are involved, chances are that you will be asked to take a fall protection training course. Employers place heavy emphasis on fall prevention because falls represent a large percentage of accidental deaths in the workplace. In fact, falls accounted for 36.9% of fatal construction accidents in 2013 alone. However, construction sites aren't the only place where you can sustain serious injuries because of a rickety ladder.
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  • Moving Mature Trees

    The problem with trees is they take a long time to grow. So if you're currently designing a restaurant or a backyard oasis where you want fully grown trees to shade your guests, it's going to take planning and a lot more effort than simply planting a few saplings. Large, mature trees require big equipment like a crane, as well as manpower. They can also be quite pricey. But mature trees bring with them a beauty and majesty that young trees just can't pull off.
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  • 3 Ways Your City's Asphalt Choice Could Affect Your Commute

    When most people hear about city council meetings, they don't usually mark their calendars and make a date out of it. Although listening to long, drawn-out discussions about asphalt might not sound like a good time, the type of road your city decides to install can directly affect your drive into work everyday.  Here are three ways your city's asphalt choice affects your commute, and why you should think about voicing your opinion.
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