• home-improvement

    Picking perfect patio furniture

    Your home is your castle. When you come home after a hectic day at work, you need a place to unwind. Some of us can relax in front of the television. Some prefer to spend some time with the nature may be in your backyard. Lot of us have patios built to unwind, entertain and for many other reasons. You need to furnish your patio for many reasons and here are some factors to consider when you pick up furniture for your patio. Complement your furniture inside the house. Your patio is an extension of your home. So, try and find furniture that carries the inside theme to outdoors. Consider…

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    Paint color as a decorating tool

    Article by Pierre Zarokian Home improvement projects could be costly, time-consuming and daunting. But it shouldn’t be that way. Have you considered changing your wall colors to improve the look of your home? New paint color can dramatically change your intimate space, your home. Here are some things to consider when selecting a paint color. Location: Some interior and exterior parts of your home may be getting ample sunlight while other parts may be compromised due to trees and other objects. Consider the location of the intended space before deciding on a color for that space. Light: Color behaves differently under natural and artificial light. It is a daunting task…

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    Retrofitting older foreclosed homes for profit

    The recent real estate bust is a boom for the innovative home remodeling contractors. A group dubbed as “eco flippers” are buying foreclosed older homes and retrofitting them with more efficient heating and cooling systems; replace with energy-efficient thermostats; improve attic insulation; install greener appliances; install new energy efficient windows, doors and skylights; plant water conserving native plants in yards and sell remodeled homes for a quick profit. The cost of remodeling an older home varies from state to state and region to region. In Houston, Texas the cost to remodel an older home cost between $75,000 and $120,000. Due to the energy saving improvements, remodeled homes are selling much…

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    Common Objects to Replace in Your Backyard or Patio

    Backyard and patio maintenance and redesigning help ensure your outdoor living area remains refreshing, comfortable, and enjoyable for friends and family to spend time in. In order to keep your backyard or patio in good shape, there are several common backyard objects you may want to replace. Here are a few. Furniture If you’ve been using traditional furniture for your outdoor living space, it will likely be worn down by weather conditions such as sunlight, moisture, and microorganisms. If you haven’t been taking your furniture inside, you’ll need to replace it with furniture that is more resistant to the unique conditions of the outdoors such as outdoor wicker furniture. You…

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  • Business Services

    How to build and protect a business’s online reputation

    A healthy online reputation can increase sales as customers prefer to purchase from companies with positive reviews. Investing in a business’s online presence can protect a brand from negative reviews while strengthening the business’s customer relationships. Here are some strategies that can help build and protect a business’s online reputation: Create fresh content – Quality content that is clear and less promotional is seen as trustworthy. Authentic content can give customers insight into a business’s values and standards. Additionally, good quality content helps to improve search rankings and supports a business to stand out online. Encourage positive reviews – Reviews have become important as customers see them as unbiased recommendations.…

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    How to Choose the Right Braces for Your Child

    Written by Article By Remarkable Smiles Orthodontics. Braces can be a great solution to fix all types of issues with your teeth. Often, parents take their kids in for this procedure at young ages. You can get braces for your child once all their permanent teeth come in. As we grow and age, our teeth do move though. Some orthodontists recommend that parents wait until their kids are at least eight years old while others prefer that kids be around ten. The best idea is to take your child to see an orthodontist by the age of seven so they can analyze your child’s bite and oral habits. They might…

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    Is Your Life Too Busy with No Time for Fun?

    Meditation therapy works for people of all ages. It can relieve pain and stiffness in our muscles while getting to the root of the problem. And this is a very simple affordable solution. If you need guidance, then teacher Zhang Xinyue has written a book called Create Abundance. She shows us how we can let go of everyday problems and look inside our own hearts to find peace. Zhang Xinyue has established herself around the world with business leaders looking for solutions to the stress and difficulties that they face each day. She helps us see that as we begin this journey, we must search our hearts to see what…

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    Experience Meditation while Creating Abundance in Castello di Milan, Italy

    Article by Zhang Xinyue of Golden Touch A lot of people share a myriad of success stories, yet they are blind to nature and the environment in which they live. They are passive citizens, living by default in a world teeming with the miracles of nature. However, there are also those who respect the environment, and live in harmony with nature, which is an important Pillar of Success. Respect for Nature During the Great Drought of the 1930’s which affected much of Canada and America, many found joy in the fact that, although the land was arid and the crops would not grow, the ground teemed with prairie dogs. There…

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    Protecting your business’s online reputation

    Safeguarding a healthy online business reputation has not been more important as modern consumers rely on reviews to make a purchasing decision. Building, maintaining, and protecting a business’s online reputation is part of growing a business and this may involve some of the following strategies: Check search engines – Online reviews, blogs, and social media posts are uploaded daily by consumers. Which makes checking Google Alerts and other notifications a necessity to understand what is said about a business. Private customer review websites such as Revdex.com, TripAdvisor, and Yelp additionally offer businesses with profiles notifications when a customer review has been posted. Have multiple business profiles – Claiming profiles on…

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    How businesses should respond to negative reviews.

    Article provided by Revdex.com Negative reviews are part and parcel of business operations. While most businesses dislike negative reviews, if negative reviews are looked at in a positive light they can be an effective way to gather customer information while supporting business growth and brand loyalty. Here are some simple strategies that can help businesses respond to negative reviews: Be aware of negative reviews – Monitor review websites such as Revdex.com, Google, Yelp, and Facebook to identify negative feedback as soon they are posted. Respond to negative reviews – Responding professionally and thanking the customer for their review, will place the whole situation in a better light. Avoid responding immediately…

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    How you can use wicker furniture for your backyard

    Blog provided by Wicker Paradise Many people are drawn to the intricately weaved design of wicker furniture. The patterns of wicker furniture are simple but elegant and are a seamless fit for Victorian, bohemian, and tropical aesthetics. The beauty and grace of wicker furniture make them a popular choice for living rooms and interior design. But what if you could use wicker furniture to transform the aesthetic of your backyard or outdoor patio? Applying interior design principles to outdoor patios is a growing trend among well-to-do Americans and home design enthusiasts. Many homeowners have added outdoor living areas, dining areas, and even television sets to their backyards and patios. Many…

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    Importance of orthodontics

    Article written by Elite Dental Group. The main purpose of an orthodontist treatment is to alter a person’s tooth alignment and reposition their jaws. When a person’s jaw and teeth are aligned they will be able to eat and pronounce correctly. Additionally straight, well-aligned teeth are easier to clean and are less prone to decay, disease, and injury. Most often people will need to see an orthodontist if they have inherited an alignment problem, or have misaligned teeth due to thumb, finger, or tongue sucking. In some cases, sports accidents, poor nutrition, and dental habits are to blame. If teeth are misaligned, seeing an orthodontist is necessary as teeth will…

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  • Travel

    Vacationers Keeping the San Juan Islands Clean

    Each year on National Public Lands Day, the residents and vacationers on San Juan Islands get together to focus on cleaning up the islands. Places like this have such beautiful natural resources. The sea, the beaches, the trees and flowers … they’re all so lovely and tourists really enjoy relaxing in a cabin by the ocean or a cute cottage inland. You can bring the whole family, even the dog and enjoy a week or more of this natural beauty. There are countless things to do and places to see. Every photo is so lovely. But it does require some vigilance from tourists to keep the San Juan Islands in…

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