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The keypad is the device you and your loved ones will interface with daily. You need at least one keypad to communicate with the control panel. If you elect to have only one keypad you should have it installed as close to the door you use most often as possible.
How To Attract Hummingbirds
Planting a garden full of red flowers is the best way to attract these beautiful jeweled birds. Be a hummingbird magnet by having as much red in your backyard as possible. Besides flowers use gazing balls, backyard furniture, ribbons, and other yard decorations.
Don't Get Soaked: Hot Water Tanks and Washing Machines are Costing Home Owners More Time and Money
When Robert and Rosalinda Wells moved into their new home in West Linn, Ore., last Thanksgiving, it was the realization of a dream. After a three-week trip back to California to pack up their belongings, they were looking forward to enjoying their new home...
Spruce up Your Outdoor Spaces in One Weekend
With the summer season upon us, homeowners are opening their doors and rediscovering their backyards. If your patio, deck or porch is looking a bit worn – or in need of an update – don't despair. Here is a plan to spruce up your space in a weekend.
The 5 Things You Should Know Before Breeding Cats
The cat population is astronomical. Most experts agree that average cat owners should spay their cat, not breed. Still there are people who want to have a litter from their pet. But there's a lot to think about before planning a feline family.
Too Good to be True
The whole thing had started about a week earlier when I was paging through a pet catalog and came across a section devoted to dental supplies. "Simply squirt into your pet's mouth and the specially formulated solution goes to work immediately...
Expert Tips for Instant Outdoor Style
Whether you are looking to create an outdoor retreat or just want a great place to entertain this summer, there are a few things you can do to achieve instant outdoor style.
Running Out of Storage Space?
If you are like most people, you're probably close to, or have already run out of room to store "stuff" in your house. The china cabinet and drawers are full, the closets are jam-packed, and you have so many boxes in the garage, they are touching the ceiling.
Guide to Roof Maintenance
The next time you step outside, take a good look at the roof over your home. Are there trees touching it? Do you see loose or damaged shingles? Are some of them covered with black streaks? If so, your roof is well overdue for a maintenance checkup.
Understanding the Language & Behavior of Your Pet Bird
Birds communicate to other birds and also communicate to their owners, in a variety of ways. While all species have their own unique methods of bird language, there are many generalities.
Stressed Out? Feng Shui Your Fish Bowl
Keeping fish is widely known to reduce stress and anxiety, and by investing in a biOrb fish bowl to keep them in, you're well on your way to transforming your home or office into a stylish space for you to enjoy in harmony.
A Thorough Cleaning Can Make Your Home Look Like New
Warmer weather means home improvement for many Americans. But, before you hire workers or purchase expensive tools to transform your home, consider the little things you can do that may make a big difference. With a few quick and simple tips, you can easily improve the look of your home.
The Green Secret to Life
What's the secret to health and happiness? Look out your window for the answer. Caring for your lawn is an opportunity for exercise, fresh air and stress relief that results in a great-looking yard. But keeping your yard beautiful means maintaining your equipment -- from the lawn mower to the person using it! Here's a checklist for taking care of your mower and yourself
Keeping Your Cool This Summer
Tips to Keep Your House Cool and Your Energy Bills Down. The heat is on! Summer is upon us and many homeowners worry as the temperature continues to rise, so will their utility bills. No need to panic. There are several ways to control the comfort level of your indoor air while still keeping energy consumption down.
Printable Grocery Coupons - Shopping Tips For Mommies
Are Mommies shopping smarter with online coupons and printable grocery coupons .? Some of us search endlessly for bargains online and easy ways to save money while some of us are content with just a small discount or deal.
Shopping for a new home
Congratulations on your decision to get a new home, now is the time to consider some aspects to help you find your dream home
Shower tray and shower enclosure installation
Making the decision to install an additional shower in your home takes some careful planning and the first consideration is where you plan to install the new shower unit.
Hardwood flooring basics to beautify your home
Spring is well under way and summer is fast approaching. It's time for kids to take out their roller blades for carefree treks down boardwalks and sidewalks. Dads will rummage through closets for dormant baseball caps and to see if last year's uniform still fits. If not playing ball he'll watch from the sidelines, or from the comfort of his favorite chair. Moms, time to don old jeans, stock up on sunscreen, and get out the fishing poles. You heard me, ladies. Fishing poles! It's time to fight back!
How to clean mattress stains
Sooner or later, almost every mattress ends up with a stain. While it's true that only the person who changes the bed will see whether or not the mattress is stained, ignoring the stain won't make it go away. You can learn how to clean mattress stains using either commercial products or things you probably have in your kitchen.
How to get rid of fruit flies
A fruit fly is a small flying insect about 1/8 inch in length with red eyes. The essential element in how to get rid of fruit flies is to locate and eliminate their breeding sources. Although there are several sprays and traps used to kill flies in a home, restaurant or other building, the infestation cannot be completely eradicated without eliminating its source.