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Answers To Common Question About Residential Solar Panel Systems

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Answers To Common Question About Residential Solar Panel Systems

Renewable energy sources can be an excellent way of helping to reduce the cost of powering your home. However, this is a relatively new technology that many homeowners have little or no experience using. Therefore, it can be difficult for them to make informed choices as they may not know what to expect. To help you make the best choices for your home, you might benefit from having these questions about solar panels addressed. How Do Solar Panel Systems Provide Power At Night Or On Cloudy Days? The prospects of using solar panels to power a...

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Working With Radioactive Materials? Here Are Some Things You Must Know

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Working With Radioactive Materials? Here Are Some Things You Must Know

If you have just started to work in the nuclear industry or have a job that involves radioactive materials in some capacity, you might know that you need to take measures to remain safe but be unsure about what you can do. While you are likely to receive training when you start your job, there are a few things you may want to be aware of before you begin working around radioactive materials. Take Breaks The longer you are exposed to radioactive and nuclear materials, the higher your risk of being affected by radiation. To make sure this...

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Cleaning Up After A Flood: What You Need To Know Before Renting A Dumpster

Posted by on Jul 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Cleaning Up After A Flood: What You Need To Know Before Renting A Dumpster

A flooded basement can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare, but having a plan in place to clean up the damage and restore your basement to pre-flooding conditions can help you through this stressful time. One thing you may not think about right away is renting a roll-off dumpster, but it should definitely be on your to-do list. The mass of the items you need to throw away can quickly exceed the available space in your garbage cans. Here are a few things you need to know about renting a roll-off dumpster when preparing to clean up after a...

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Keeping Birds Away From Your Home’s Solar Panels

Posted by on Jul 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keeping Birds Away From Your Home’s Solar Panels

If you have just placed solar panels upon your rooftop, you are most likely enjoying the reduced cost in energy. Solar panels need to be cared for properly in order to keep birds from using them as a nesting area. If birds make their way near your solar panels, droppings can become present upon their surfaces, leading to a reduction in the amount of energy you will be able to collect as a result. Here are some tips you can use to effectively keep these feathered creatures away from solar panels. Add Some Decoys Alongside Your Solar Panels...

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Water Is The Key To Life, And It Needs To Be Clean

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Water Is The Key To Life, And It Needs To Be Clean

In the midst of a water crisis in Michigan, water may be at the forefront of some minds. There are a lot of different questions, but this article is going to address how water is purified and how you could purify your own water if you were in a dire situation. Water is absolutely essential to human life, in fact you will die if you have not had a drink within 3 days. So, with that in mind, this is how water is purified for most cities, and how if faced with a bad situation you could purify your own water. Survival Situation If you find...

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3 Tips For Getting Rid Of Hazardous Waste

Posted by on Jun 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips For Getting Rid Of Hazardous Waste

Disposing of hazardous waste improperly can have huge impacts on a community. People, plants and animals can all be harmed by careless disposal methods, especially if those methods allow toxic chemicals to seep into the local groundwater. So keep reading if you’re interested in learning about just a few things you can do to more carefully dispose of hazardous waste, whether as an individual or a business. Identify Hazardous Waste The first step to properly disposing of hazardous waste is identifying what qualifies as hazardous and what...

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How Metal Fab Shops Can Go Green By Reducing Hazardous Waste Levels

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How Metal Fab Shops Can Go Green By Reducing Hazardous Waste Levels

In today’s world of business, reducing your impact on the environment is a huge contributing attribute to your success. Many of your potential customers look for companies that make efforts to control their environmental footprint while still offering high quality products or services. When it comes to your metal fab shop, taking a close look at your production practices can help you make the right choices about reducing the amount of hazardous waste you produce. Check out these tips for helping you pinpoint areas in your shop that can...

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3 Ways For Dealing With Hillside Soil Erosion

Posted by on Jun 2, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways For Dealing With Hillside Soil Erosion

Soil erosion is a very damaging and annoying process that occurs when large amounts of water rapidly wash across the soil and begin to take the nutrient rich topsoil with it. This not only makes it difficult for plants to survive and grow, but it can also wear away the land and cause problems for homes and yards that are built on hills, problems such as stability issues. Listed below are three ways of dealing with hillside soil erosion. Mulch One of the easiest and most cost-effective ways of dealing with soil erosion is the use of mulch....

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Recycling Tips

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Recycling Tips

Everyone knows that recycling is good for the environment, but not everyone knows exactly how the process works or why it’s so eco-friendly. To help you get a better idea of how recycling works and how you can integrate recycling into your life, here are some things to consider: What You Recycle Matters First of all, it’s important to understand that different materials are recycled differently, with some materials being much more useful than others when they are recycled. This means that you might want to take a more aggressive...

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3 Humane Ways To Remove Mice From Your Home

Posted by on May 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Humane Ways To Remove Mice From Your Home

Having mice running all over your home can be pretty unsettling. Many people use mouse traps to get rid of mice. However, if you would prefer to use a more humane method, here are a few different ideas that you might want to consider.  1. Encourage Them To Leave With Peppermint Oil  Mice have an extremely good sense of smell. Therefore, you can encourage them to leave by letting them get a good whiff of a strong smelling scent such as peppermint oil.  Just put several drops of peppermint oil on some cotton balls and then place...

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