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Asbestos Regulations: History And How They Have Changed

Asbestos regulations have changed over the past 100 years.  The regulations came about through various reports linking asbestos and inhalation to the cause of lung cancer. To get a good understanding, it is better to see how these reports affected…

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Changning Your Bedroom With The Seasons

Changing your bedroom with the seasons is a great way to keep a crisp, welcoming appeal to the room; while avoiding the dreaded home interior decorating fear of drab and boring. Here are some tips for four seasons of fresh.…

Why You Should Consider A Flat Pack House

Said to be just as easy to assemble as an IKEA bookcase, flat pack homes (or ‘kit houses’) are a cheaper and quicker alternative to conventional housing. Despite being around since after WWII, prefabricated housing has become increasingly popular since…

Everything You Need To Know About Ladder Safety

The OSHA Standard for portable ladders contains specific requirements during use to ensure worker safety. Many of these rules in the workplace are intuitive, but due to time-constraints and cut corners, many workers are injured every year due to failed…

5 Common Myths About Granite Countertops

What causes a myth to begin? Is there some small grain of truth that sparks the beginning, or do some situations and circumstances create the myth? Some myths are started by people who are trying to sell something, or by…

The Challenge Of Decorating Children’s Rooms

The Challenge: Designing a children’s room. Well-designed spaces have the ability to keep your children safe as well as enhance the way they learn to take care of their own things. Good design can strengthen families by creating easier living…

Energy Efficiency Labels Explained

EU energy labels are found on a selection of appliances and are designed to help you see how energy efficient a model is before you part with your hard-earned cash. But what exactly do energy ratings mean and what does…