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5 Tips For Summer Safety At Home

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The sun and heat are dangerous, full stop. Yes, it is very inviting, yes you associate it with a lot of fun activities such as picnics, hiking and barbeques. But, without proper precaution, the sun and the heat that summer brings can cause you any number of health issues. So to stay safe, we would like to provide you with…

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What Is The Best Material To Keep Heat In?

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The battle against the elements has been part of the human experience for as long as we’ve been on earth. We’ve used so many different materials in an attempt to keep us warm, from mineral wool from animals, to whale blubber, to things we find from trees and plants. Today, we are far more sophisticated in the materials we use,…

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5 Cheap Ways to Block Heat from Windows

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Summer has arrived and the sun is out for many long hours. The warm weather is often very inviting and there are so many activities that you want to do during this time. However, with summer comes an abundance of heat, and while you are out at the beach or park this heat is welcome, but when you are at…

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How To Beat the Summer Heat in Your Home

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As the days get longer and the weather warms, you start thinking about beautiful summer days and basking in the sun’s warm bosom. However, there is a dark side to it, as the sun produces a lot of harmful UV rays as well. So it becomes very important to protect yourself from it and get UV protection. One thing to…

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HOW TO BLOCK HEAT FROM WINDOWS FOR CHEAP

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The summer season is marked by long days and bright sunshine and while the longer days ensure more time at your disposal, bright sunshine forces you to remain inside to avoid health hazards. Consequently, low productivity is a significant challenge that must be overcome during the summer season. Even when you are inside your homes or offices, you have to…

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5 Tips For Your First Smart Home

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Remember those movies set in the distant future where someone enters a room, claps his hands, and turns on the lights? Or do you want to ask an invisible device to play a song or a recording? All of this and more is now possible in reality thanks to futuristic technology coming to life in our modern age. Home automation…

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How To Stay Cool in Extreme Heat

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Summer has arrived. Heatwaves can occur in areas of the country where cooler climates are the norm during most of the year. Some homes in these areas lack air conditioning, making coping in extreme temperatures difficult for everyone. With the temperature rising, it’s time to consider keeping your home cool and ready for the long, hot days ahead.  As the…

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HOW TO REFLECT SUNLIGHT FROM WINDOWS

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On warm days, sunlight pouring into your house can become oppressive and overwhelming, sometimes bringing a lot of excess heat with it. While sunshine can be very inviting and welcoming at times, if left unchecked, it can generate a lot of heat inside your house. So here we are going to suggest a few ways to help block sunlight heat…

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