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Creating A Sprinkler System For A Home That Gets Water From A Well

Posted by on Aug 16, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Creating A Sprinkler System For A Home That Gets Water From A Well

If you have a well pump, and you plan to irrigate your yard with an automated sprinkler system, your task becomes slightly more complicated than installing a sprinkler system in a home that gets its water from a municipal water supply. You have to consider the level of water in your aquifer, the size of your pumps, and the pressure you are able to achieve. Once you know these values, you can then get started on the task of designing your sprinkler system.  Water Level In some areas, it is possible to pump water out of your aquifer faster than the aquifer can fill up. If you are doing normal household tasks, this should not be a problem, but if you are going to be running a sprinkler system for an hour or more, you could deplete the aquifer....

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3 Tips For Organizing Your Tack Room

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips For Organizing Your Tack Room

You probably keep all of your horsey essentials in your horse barn and tack room, and you probably know how easy it can be for everything to become a tangle of bridles, saddles, halters, grooming supplies and other horse supplies. Luckily, these three helpful tips can make it easier for you to maintain a clean, efficient and organized tack room. 1. Utilize Your Wall Space If you aren’t taking advantage of the wall space in your tack room, you are missing out on a great opportunity for storage. Use command hooks to hang up halters, bridles, lead lines and other similar items — this helps prevent them from getting tangled up with one another and helps you avoid taking up valuable floor space that could be better used for items that can’t be hung up. 2. Repurpose Items Rather...

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Are There Benefits To Having A Backup Generator?

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Are There Benefits To Having A Backup Generator?

Living in an area where you experience frequent power outages or are dependent on a constant power source such as for an elderly person or someone with mobility issues in your home, a backup generator might be a good investment for you. A standby generator will automatically provide your home with electricity until you can repair the problem that caused the outage. Appliances Continue Function  Depending on the strength of your generator, basic systems can remain functional. Big items including computers, televisions, heating and cooling units, and other household appliances will require a powerful generator. The level of comfort and safety in a home can be maintained with a good generator. Many individuals need life-saving devices such as oxygen machines that require electricity to remain functional. Hospitals, for example, rely on backup generators in the event of a power...

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Removing Tomato Sauce Stains From A Marble Countertop

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Removing Tomato Sauce Stains From A Marble Countertop

Marble is a popular material for use in kitchens due to its shimmering and patterned surface. However, marble is a porous material, and spills can easily seep into the surface. Some substances can actually stain and etch the rock. This happens when an acidic food, like tomato sauce, comes into contact with the stone. If you have recently spilled the sauce, then keep reading to learn how to remove the stain. Create a Poultice To remove the tomato sauce, you will need to create a poultice. A poultice is a thick cleaning paste that absorbs and cleans stains out of surfaces. To get rid of an organic stain, you can use hydrogen peroxide as your cleaning agent. Hydrogen peroxide will break down the bonds within the food item so the absorbing material can suck up the stain. You can make...

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Three Frequent Questions About Owning Garage Doors Answered

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Frequent Questions About Owning Garage Doors Answered

Automatic garage doors can be an excellent addition to almost any home. While these doors are fairly common, you may not have much experience with them if you are a new homeowner. As a result, you may find it difficult to make choices about choosing to have one of these door systems installed. If this is something you are struggling with, you might find the following garage door questions and answers useful. Does It Matter What Type Of Garage Door You Install? When you are choosing your garage door, it may be tempting to simply go for the option with the lowest price. Unfortunately, this can prove to be an expensive decision as traditional garage doors can be a source of energy inefficiency. Rather, you may want to pay the additional cost to opt for garage doors that are...

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