4 Ways To Illuminate Kitchen Countertops

Posted on: 29 November 2015

Many of the most popular kitchen countertop materials don't come cheap; yet, thanks to cabinets blocking overhead lighting, countertops are often among the darkest spots in the kitchen. Adding light to the area around the countertop -- or even the countertop itself -- allows you to brighten up your workspace for cooking and food prep and can also provide a decorative or aesthetic appeal to your kitchen. Some of the fanciest countertop light options can even serve as a cool conversation piece all on their own.
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Tips For Bringing In Cold-Sensitive Outdoor Plants For The Winter

Posted on: 18 November 2015

It's that time of year again. Temperatures outside are dropping and the beautiful cold-sensitive potted plants that you use in your residential landscaping must be brought indoors. These tips will help you bring in your potted plants for the winter, so they'll be alive and ready to go out again when the spring comes. Make Changes Gradually Bringing your potted plants inside your warm home after being outside in the cold air can shock your plants and cause wilting, yellowed leaves or even death.
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How Do Hydraulics Work?

Posted on: 11 November 2015

The theory of hydraulics has been around for a long time. Hydraulic systems have been used to build and shape the world for centuries. Part of the reason is that a hydraulics system is really a very simple system. As long as there are two or more cylinders and a noncompressible liquid inside the system, a hydraulic system will work.  How Does a Hydraulic System Work? The way that a hydraulic system works is that one piston in a cylinder pushes down onto the hydraulic fluid.
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Vinegar And Your Septic System: Here's How It Can Help

Posted on: 2 November 2015

If you are searching for something simple and cost-effective to give your plumbing a good cleaning--specifically your septic system--you probably have what you need in your kitchen cabinet. Vinegar is an excellent cleaning agent. It can help to clean your home and your septic system all in one swoop. Instead of using all of those harsh chemical cleaners found in stores today, make the switch to a mild cleaner with vinegar. Not convinced that vinegar can help?
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