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4 Reasons Your House Might Have Low Water Pressure

When we reach for the handle on a faucet or commode, we expect enough water pressure for everything to work normally. When that doesn’t happen, we should do some investigating. If you have a problem with low water pressure, consider these four possible causes.

Clogged Pipes

Water is full of minerals, especially in areas with hard…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 24, 2020 at 7:26pm — No Comments

4 Important Reasons to Hire a Professional Plumber

One of the things that can disrupt the working of any home is its plumbing system. From a leaking tap to the hot water supply not working efficiently, these small problems can cause a lot of inconvenience to all the family members and even upset their daily schedules. In such situations, a plumber is the best person to solve these problems and get your home working efficiently again. But just hiring any person will not do, as he needs to be qualified and well…

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Added by Zoe Sewell on January 24, 2020 at 8:27am — No Comments

Changing Trend in Risk Allocation - Differing Site Conditions

The differing site conditions clause was created by the U.S. Federal government in 1926, in regards to construction contracts. Over the years, the Courts and Boards of Contract Appeals have been slowing changing the interpretation of risk allocation under the clause. A series of Court and Board cases have increased the contractor’s risk concerning differing site conditions.…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on January 24, 2020 at 3:23am — No Comments

6 Tips for Hiring a Great Website Development Company

We are in a virtual era. Businesses, whether large or small, need to have a professional website. A professional website can generate more business by generating brand awareness, building trust, and brand loyalty.
Here are a few stats from Blue Corona Marketing Solutions as to why need a professional website for your business.
  • 30% of consumers won’t do business with a company that doesn’t have a website.
  • 97% of consumers go online to…
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Added by KitelyTech on January 24, 2020 at 3:23am — No Comments

Creating Rewards and Recognitions that Get You What You Want to Achieve

Typically, it is the responsibility of the professionals in Human Resources (HR) to recommend and often control compensation, bonuses and other rewards and recognitions available to management.  

It is management's responsibility to determine what they wish to reward, how often, and whether or not the decisions they've made regarding these extra monetary compensations and/or perquisites are achieving the goals they wish to achieve.

The information that follows applies to human…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on January 24, 2020 at 3:22am — No Comments

Using VLOOKUP, MATCH, and INDEX

Learn about VLOOKUP function in Excel which enables you to quickly and easily look for a value down a column of data and return a value from the same row in a different column. Perfect for when working with large tabular data.

INDEX and MATCH work in a similar way but provide more flexibility.

In just one fast-paced and informative training session, you’ll learn how to use lookup functions to let you work with your data more efficiently and gain powerful new tools to help you…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on January 24, 2020 at 3:21am — No Comments

Using VLOOKUP, MATCH, and INDEX

Learn about VLOOKUP function in Excel which enables you to quickly and easily look for a value down a column of data and return a value from the same row in a different column. Perfect for when working with large tabular data.

INDEX and MATCH work in a similar way but provide more flexibility.

In just one fast-paced and informative training session, you’ll learn how to use lookup functions to let you work with your data more efficiently and gain powerful new tools to help you…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on January 24, 2020 at 3:21am — No Comments

Resolving Conflict and Effective Mediation

If you avoid arguments, lie to keep the peace, or believe that hiding behind your desk is better that disagreeing than this webinar is for you. Conflict is not a bad thing, in fact it can a truly positive tool in your professional toolkit if you let it. By taking hard conversations, feedback, and discomfort and transforming it with mediation and compassion you can grow in ways you never before imagined…

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Added by Joseph Wilcox on January 24, 2020 at 3:19am — No Comments

4 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Thermostat

A thermostat is a fairly simple device that’s easy to take for granted. After all, if it’s working properly, you never give it a second thought. If it starts malfunctioning, then, it can sometimes be difficult to recognize the signs. However, a malfunctioning thermostat can lead to higher utility bills as your HVAC system runs more often than necessary. In the worst cases, a malfunctioning thermostat can actually wear out your HVAC system by causing it to run in ways it wasn’t designed to.…

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Added by Anica Oaks on January 23, 2020 at 11:09am — No Comments

Automating Your Home - the Evolved Way of Living

Smart technologies are not any more limited to the simple time regulated thermostat or advanced security door locks. Instead, it has become much more inventive in recent years. The best part is, for awarding your home with the best-fit automation, you don’t need to be a millionaire necessarily. Even you are renting an apartment; then also you can enjoy the benefits of a fully automated home. 

Starting from …

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Added by Tom Clark on January 23, 2020 at 8:48am — No Comments

Who Builds Your Honest Abe Log Home?

Honest Abe helps with log…

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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on January 21, 2020 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Honest Abe Living January 2020 Online Now

The first Honest Abe Living interactive magazine of the new decade is now available online at Honest Abe Living.
In the January 2020 issue you’ll read an interview and peruse a photo gallery of…
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Added by Honest Abe Log Homes on January 19, 2020 at 8:00am — No Comments

Business Virtual PBX: The Best Way to Work From Your Cabin

Virtual PBXs make it easier to work from your cabin, a working model increasingly used by companies. Indeed, working from a log cabin, also called teleworking, allows greater flexibility and mobility for all employees.

These working methods encourage work-life balance, making workers feel more motivated and happy to work.

But telework is not only good…

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Added by Emma Smith on January 16, 2020 at 5:50am — No Comments

How to Keep Your Cabin Comfy in the Winter Weather

Even though many people dream of owning a cabin out in the wilderness, those types of buildings can be drafty and poorly insulated. In order to keep your cabin comfy during the coldest months of the year, you might need to carry out at least a few upgrades and renovations.

Add Insulation to the Roof

While having a large roof with…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 10, 2020 at 11:45am — 1 Comment

All You Need to Know About Window Cleaning Squeegee Used by Professionals

A window squeegee is a tool which is pretty convenient to help you clean your windows and any plain polished area. There are several types of squeegees available. The professional ones are beneficial in cleaning your window very neatly. This unique tool cleans windows effectively and very efficiently. There are more features in…

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Added by Eada Hudes on January 10, 2020 at 6:12am — 1 Comment

Remodeling? Here's 4 Things You Will Need

When it is time to remodel a home, there are many things to consider about the process. You should have a plan in place to make remodeling a smooth process that is less stressful. Here are four ways to make the remodel of a home faster and easier.

Hiring a Licensed Contractor

While you may have some do-it-yourself skills, you will…

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Added by Lizzie Weakley on January 9, 2020 at 3:34pm — No Comments

Water Softening For you log home

Is it maybe time to add a water treatment system to your home?  You may be left wondering what the white flaky sand that you see on your faucets and dishware and you may be wondering if its time to add water softener system to your home.   

1.  Buy online

Where should you buy your new water system?  Amazon is one of the cheapest DIY ways to get a new water system.   There…

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Added by Judy Juan on January 9, 2020 at 1:07am — No Comments

7 Benefits of Structural Steel Fabrication!

Structural steel has a huge list of benefits tagged with it, as it is a very sustainable and highly reliable component for construction. But, the fabrication and welding procedure that is important to transform structural steel into the products which can be used for construction…

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Added by Eada Hudes on January 8, 2020 at 5:30am — 1 Comment

Should You Paint Yourself or Hire Professionals?

The best thing that you get to do when you get a new home is to get to customize it. You are probably very excited to get on with it. But then a dilemma arises: Whether to do it yourself or get it done by professional painters. There are many pros and cons to this effect. On one hand, you can apply your creative mantras to your…

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Added by Eada Hudes on January 8, 2020 at 5:21am — No Comments

Why Investing in Pvc Strip Curtains Is worth the Effort?

PVC curtain, also known as strip doors or vinyl strips are one of the best pocket-friendly options for separating two units, protecting a place against pollutants, for improving traffic flow. Without any constraint, it can be effectively used to create two distinct spaces – thus,…

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Added by Eada Hudes on January 8, 2020 at 3:00am — No Comments

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