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Putting That Mattress In Storage This Spring? Follow These Tips!

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Beds are difficult to store properly, because they can easily get moldy in storage, and they can take up a lot of room in your storage unit. If your spring cleaning involves putting a mattress in storage, these tips will help you store your furniture item without causing damage. Clean, then Cover Your Mattress Use the upholstery tool on your vacuum to clean your mattress. If you use cleaner to wash stains from your mattress, allow the mattress to dry for several days before putting it in a cover.

8 February 2016

What Household Waste Ends Up In Compost?

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If you're looking for a natural, green way to improve your garden soil, then there is nothing better than compost. It helps recycle waste, and provides rich nutrients for your soil. You can either make compost at home, or buy compost from a supplier. Compost is made from natural, recyclable trash from your home. The ingredients in a compost heap are divided into nitrogen rich and carbon rich. It is important to have both carbon rich ingredients, as well as nitrogen rich ingredients.

19 January 2016

4 Must-Ask Questions Before Hiring A Motivational Speaker

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Hiring a motivational speaker can be a great choice in a number of situations. For instance, if you're the owner of a company, perhaps bringing in a motivational speaker could help to boost employee morale and productivity. Or, if you're an administrator at a school, bringing in a motivational speaker to talk to students at an assembly can be a wonderful experience for all involved. Still, no two speakers are the same--so there are a few important questions you'll want to ask before you decide to hire a motivational speaker.

30 December 2015

Want Happy Tenants? 3 Considerations For Apartments

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With the amount of information available online, you want to ensure your property has favorable reviews to help you retain and attract tenants. By addressing common problems in apartments, you can improve the perception of your property and even your current tenants may want to renew their lease. Do Preventative Pest Control One of the biggest concerns with apartments is the prospect of pest infestations. Since pests can move between adjoining apartments quickly, it is difficult to control an infestation once it starts.

14 December 2015

Cooking Christmas Dinner: 3 Ways To Keep Your Full Refridgerator Running Efficiently

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If you are cooking Christmas dinner this year for your family and friends, your refrigerator will be full of a lot of food. For this reason, you should make sure your refrigerator is running efficiently. This will not only keep the food well preserved, but can also keep your bills down. Cover Up As you place food in your refrigerator, make sure you keep everything covered up with either a lid, or plastic wrap placed tightly over the bowls.

27 November 2015

Prepping Your Pond Fish For Winter

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Koi, Shubunkins, and goldfish are beautiful additions to any backyard pond, but can they live through the winter outdoors? While some breeds of goldfish should be brought inside during the winter, most can tough out the winter in your pond with some special care. Here are some tips to keep your fish alive and well, even when the weather is chilly: Make Sure Your Pond Is Deep Enough If you plan on having fish in your pond, it is important to do some planning during the construction phase.

5 November 2015

Three Ways To Use A Storage Unit For Your Real Estate Agency

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Being a real estate agent is more than just showing houses and facilitating closing documents. A storage unit can create several opportunities to improve your business by offering value-added services that help sell homes more quickly and give your clients a few perks that come with hiring you as their real estate agent. Here are just a few ways you can use a storage unit to benefit your real estate agency.

16 October 2015

Tips For Packing Difficult Items Into A Storage Unit

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Sometimes storage is a necessity, even when it comes to awkward or valuable items. If you are worried that you have specific items that might be too delicate or awkward for storage, you may have to get creative. Here are four items that might be difficult to store and how to manage. 1. Valuables If you can find the right storage facility, you can trust that your valuables will be safe.

22 September 2015

Four Ways To Make Your Company's Move Less Stressful

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Relocating is an exciting time for any company, but it can become incredibly stressful for you, and your workers, if you don't plan ahead. Taking the time to plan ahead can lower your workforce's stress levels and help them to transition more smoothly to your new location. The Plan When planning to relocate your company to a new location, you have to have a plan. Start out your company's move by letting your employees know at least several months in advance.

5 September 2015

3 Unexpected Uses For Your Pressure Washer

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Having access to a pressure washer can make it easier to keep outdoor living areas free from debris. What many people fail to realize is just how useful a pressure washer can be in other areas as well. If you are looking to get more out of your pressure washer, here are three unexpected uses you might want to consider in the future. 1. Removing spider webs or wasp nests. Pests around the home can be a real bother, but getting too close to a spider web or wasp nest could be dangerous.

27 August 2015