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3 Safe Storage Tips For Your Diabetes Supplies

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Safe Storage Tips For Your Diabetes Supplies

Your diabetes supplies are critical to managing your disease and keeping yourself safe and healthy. However, it can be easy to put yourself at risk by not taking proper care of these supplies. For example, you should make sure to follow these three safe storage tips for your diabetes supplies to help prevent any potential safety issues. 1. Keep Supplies Out of Reach of Children First of all, make sure that you keep your supplies out of reach of children and pets. Supplies should be kept in a cabinet or drawer that cannot easily be reached by little hands. If you are particularly worried about your little ones getting into your supplies — such as if your child has a tendency to climb and reach into cabinets or drawers that he or she shouldn’t — make sure that you keep them...

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Do You Need To Get Your Water Tested?

Posted by on Nov 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Do You Need To Get Your Water Tested?

If you run a business that utilizes water in its day-to-day operations or if you’re just a person concerned with the quality of the water that you drink and use in your daily life, you should know that there are ways to determine the safety and healthfulness of the water you utilize. In fact, this- testing water quality- is one of the main focuses of environmental labs. Therefore, if you are concerned about water quality, you can set up water testing through a local lab and bring in a sample for testing. Even if you’re not concerned, you might need to be. Drinking unhealthy water can be detrimental to the health of you and your family, and using contaminated water in industrial practices can put your business and your clients at risk. While it’s smart to have water tested...

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Money On The Metal – Making The Best Of What’s In Grandpa’s Shed

Posted by on Aug 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Money On The Metal – Making The Best Of What’s In Grandpa’s Shed

A potentially untapped area of treasure hunting might be your grandfather’s tool shed or garage. In 2010 it was estimated that up to $7 billion worth of recyclable metals was wasted and some of these came from the most metal-rich resource areas in the house: the kitchen, bathroom, living room or garage. The scrap metal from these areas often finds their way into the shed. In fact, it is estimated that there are millions of tons of scrap metal that can be found in such places and these could find new purpose and benefit to you. So if you are sitting on a treasure trove of metals locked up in Grandpa’s shed, here are two suggestions of how they could be of help to you. Let it go It might seem a daunting task to sift through all that metal clutter, but it...

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Eliminating Mold From Under Your Home’s Eaves

Posted by on Jul 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Eliminating Mold From Under Your Home’s Eaves

It’s easy to fall victim to the misconception that a dry house means you don’t have to be concerned about mold. The truth is, even if your home is dry on the inside, that doesn’t mean you don’t have mold growing outside. As these spores start to spread, your outdoor mold problems can quickly become indoor hazards. In fact, you may be surprised to find out that one common source of mold outside your home is underneath the eaves. Since that space doesn’t see much sunlight, moisture can get trapped under the eaves and cause mold growth. Here’s a look at what you can do to get rid of the mold and keep it from coming back. Make Sure You’re Properly Equipped Before you can effectively clean mold away from the eaves, you need to be sure you have...

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Are You Struggling To Keep Your Store Clean? A Janitorial Service Can Help

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Are You Struggling To Keep Your Store Clean? A Janitorial Service Can Help

When you operate a retail store, you want to impress your customers with the cleanliness of your building. Dirty floors and cloudy windows could make it look like you are sloppy and don’t care about your customers or the quality of your merchandise. It’s hard to find time to manage your store and keep it sparkling clean too. That’s why you should hire a janitorial service. Here’s how a cleaning service can benefit you. Keeping The Floors Clean It’s difficult to keep floors clean when your store gets a lot of foot traffic. It’s even harder when it’s raining or snowing. You may need to damp mop during the day and put down rugs near the entrance to trap moisture and dirt. That’s not nearly enough to keep your floors in good shape though. They should be deep cleaned...

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Was Your Home Built Before 1970? What You Need To Know About Asbestos

Posted by on May 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Was Your Home Built Before 1970? What You Need To Know About Asbestos

If you just bought an older home, you might have to worry about asbestos, especially if your home was built before 1970. Prior to 1970, asbestos was used in a variety of products, including insulation and flooring. Asbestos is a potentially dangerous substance that can cause serious health issues. Here are a few things that can keep you safe when dealing with asbestos. Where Is It Found? Many people believe that asbestos was only found in insulation. However, it was actually found in many products that were used in the manufacturing of homes. Some of the most common items that contained asbestos included: Vinyl floor tiles Rubber door gaskets Artificial fire logs for gas fireplaces Wallpaper adhesive What Are The Health Implications? Asbestos fibers have been known to cause two very serious and life-threatening diseases – mesothelioma and asbestosis....

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