Tips for Using a Boom Pump to Create a Foundation Slab

Posted on: 17 January 2017

If you are completing an advanced DIY project, like the constructions of a new garage, barn, shed, or deck, then you probably know that you need to start with a solid foundation to build your structure. The foundation is best constructed out of a concrete slab, and you can create the slab in a variety of different ways. You will need to place the concrete in between forms, and the slab will need to be about four inches thick.
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Child Tested Positive For Lead Exposure? Here's What You Need To Do

Posted on: 17 January 2017

Lead based paint was commonly used in homes built before 1978, which is when the Environmental Protection Agency enacted strict laws preventing lead paint usage after it was determined that lead exposure could cause serious health implications, especially in young children. Because of this danger, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends lead testing for children between 1 and 2 years old, especially for those who live in older homes. Older children who have not been tested should also be screened due to the serious health risks.
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Toddlers & Fireplaces: Four Safe Options That Can Last For Years

Posted on: 17 January 2017

It's safe to say that toddlers and fire don't mix very well. Because of this idea, many parents may be hesitant to use or install a fireplace in the home. Just because you have a child in their toddler years does not mean that you should give up on the idea of having a fireplace. They are great for relaxing, reading, and enjoying family time together. The best way to manage a toddler and a fireplace is to choose one with options that can add extra safety and protection in your home.
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Aspiring DIY Landscaper? What You Need to Know About Topsoil & How to Choose the Right Type for Your Lawn

Posted on: 16 January 2017

While it will take some hard work, DIY landscaping is far from impossible. While you may be eagerly hunting for the beautiful plants and flowers you would like to plant in your lawn, it is important to learn about soil first, because those beautiful plants and flowers will not thrive without good soil providing them the nutrients they need.  A little bit of the right topsoil mixed in with the soil already present in your yard will create a great "
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