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How to clean mold, mildew at home

How to clean mold, mildew at home

Home & Garden
Mold and mildew are not only unsightly but are also a health hazard. Therefore, it is important to clean and remove mold as soon as one spots it. Here are some simple yet effective mold and mildew removal tips and ideas. Homeowners can use these cleaning tips to remove these unsightly blackish-green patches from bathrooms, basements and other damp areas in the house. Before Starting to Clean Mold and Mildew Before beginning to clean mold from any part of the house, it is important to examine the area and detect the reason for the mold. Most often, mold and mildew are found in dark and damp parts of the house, such as the bathroom and the basement. Using a dehumidifier or ensuring adequate ventilation and sunlight can usually help to prevent mold from recurring. In fact, the Wisc...
Marriage management: How to keep love alive

Marriage management: How to keep love alive

Featured, Lifestyle
Most respectful relationships begin with romantic love – the kind of love that many mistakenly believe will sustain. But if believed to marriage management experts the romantic love eventually dissipates, making room for a deeper, more mature love. This issue is discussed in the book, Infidelity, A Survival Guide (New Harbinger Publications, 1998) by Don-David Lusterman, Ph,D. "Even if marriage begins with romantic love," says Lusterman, "it finds its continuity in married love, with peaks of real passion, valleys of disappointment, and plateaus of okay days. Successful couples know this." Companionship in Marriage is a Must According to marriage management experts when couples are together for a long time, they can easily fall into a pattern of going their separate ways. And whi
How to Derive Better Gas Mileage

How to Derive Better Gas Mileage

Automobiles
Fossil Fuels that fuel automobiles come from non-renewable sources and contribute to pollution and global warming in a big way. President Obama’s tough auto efficiency standards that aim to improve cars’ mileage by 40 percent are likely to mitigate the energy crisis in a big way. Regulations apart, there are various methods by which individual drivers can increase gas mileage for the vehicles. Good driving style, adherence to basic car maintenance tips and making optimal use of the car increase fuel economy by as much as twenty percent! Driving Style Irrespective of the declared fuel efficiency of your car, your driving style improves gas mileage, or decreases it in a big way. The following are the major fuel economy driving tips: Aggressive acceleration and braking increas
How To Extract Water From an Aquifer

How To Extract Water From an Aquifer

General
Aquifers are essential to our survival. They store ground water and enable life to flourish in regions that would be otherwise virtually uninhabitable. Humans have become very good at exploiting natural resources such as aquifers, but this very fact makes them vulnerable. Our ever-increasing water demands mean that some aquifers are being depleted more rapidly than they can be replenished, which means the water supply is coming under threat. For exploitation of an aquifer to be sustainable it is necessary for its water content to be replenished at least as quickly as it is extracted. Water is normally drawn from aquifers using wells, although if an aquifer outcrops at the Earth’s surface then drilling a well may not be necessary as groundwater can seep from it naturally. Where this
How to Care for Rose Bushes in Cold Climates

How to Care for Rose Bushes in Cold Climates

Home & Garden
Whether grown in a rose garden or as part of a larger perennial bed, the survival of rose bushes during a harsh winter is a major concern for rose gardeners in northern climates. Protecting rose bushes starts with planting tough roses then developing a rose care plan. Types of Roses Rose species are propagated from wild roses. Shrub roses are hybrid plants bred from rose species. Old roses are from varieties created around the mid nineteenth century. Modern roses include hybrid teas, floribundas and climbers. Roses with a history of harsh winter survival include: -Carefree series shrub roses - hardy repeat bloomers with good pest resistance. -The Explorer series shrub and climbing roses - bred in Canada for winter hardiness. -Rosa ‘William Baffin’ - best hardy climbing rose.
How to Live Green Easily

How to Live Green Easily

Health
Recycling used water bottles and driving a hybrid car are not the only means of living a greener lifestyle. To take baby steps in the process of living an eco-friendly lifestyle, start small. From a morning routine of getting ready, a trip to the grocery store, or planning the next vacation, there are countless ways to be more eco-conscious for any lifestyle. Save Water by Focusing on Water Conservation Techniques in the Home Take into account the amount of water a person can waste by leaving the faucet running while brushing their teeth or shaving. The amount of water could be in the gallons, just for leaving the faucet running when it is not necessary. By simply turning off the water faucet while brushing teeth or shaving, gallons of water can be saved in a household each day....