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Finding a Cozy Hideaway in the City

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When most people think of hideaways or sanctuaries, they imagine a hut by the beach with the sound of splashing waves in the background, or a mountain lodge with surrounding pine trees and cool weather, or even a plantation house in the farm where there are just loads and loads of space. But then, that's most people. For a retired people based in the States or anywhere in abroad, their idea of a restful home is right smack at the center of the metropolis. For them, the idea of coming back home to the Philippines in a dwelling that evokes a sense of rest nd calm coupled with accessibility fits their own definitaion of a sanctuary.


Keep the Water Flowing

Plumbing is one facility in a home or office that needs to work properly. When the plumbing is out of order, you can’t flush toilets, take showers, wash clothes or dishes. In fact, running water is so important, it’s worth looking into a plumbing repair Springfield MO maintenance program, so you are never in plumbing difficulty.

What is a Maintenance Program?

A plumbing maintenance program provides regular checks of your plumbing system and is the best way to avoid plumbing emergencies. When pipes burst, water heaters shut down or dampness grows inside your walls and ceilings, you may require costly repairs not only to your pipes and fixtures but to the structure of your home.

The Main Benefits of a Maintenance Program

With a maintenance program, you’ll have trained professionals check for leaks, tune-up your water heater and do a safety check of all of you plumbing. Other benefits are:

• Small problems are caught early, so they don’t develop into big, expensive problems

• Water heate…

Wood Collection for Home Decor

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If you love collecting wood items, you can find a uniquely wood collection made by Filipinos at any outlet of Kultura Filipino. Kultura Filipino has been known in the country for selling unique products made of indigenous wood, and other Filipino native products. These are perfect for souvenirs, gifts, and of course, it's perfect for your home decor.




Truly a world class showcase of local artisans, Kultura's latest collection features pieces which are both functional and stylish. Basic dining accessories and home staples break away from tradition, with unconventional combinations in materials such as acacia and capiz. Likewise, Kultura breathes new life into classic designs with innovative wood treatments like color-stains and vintage finishes.




For an expansive selection of elegant wood products at a wide range of prices, shop at Kultura Filipino, with stores at all SM Store nationwide.

Zebra Stripes and Berry Lime Bedsheets

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Wow! I found these bedsheets at Ensogo.com.ph. This is an online store here in my tiny country. I honestly like the designs of these bedsheets. I don't have planned yet to shop for a new bedsheet, but my eyes were glued on these beautiful bedsheet's design. It is available in four sizes: single, double, queen and king size. I need the queen size for me and a double size for my teenager's bed. The best thing on these, Ensogo is giving a huge discount on these items, but in a limited time. So, I hope my money will arrive soon so I could shop at least 1 bedsheet for me. If I have extra, then I will buy 2 bedsheets.






In case you wanted to avail these huge discounts, here are the details of the sizes:

Material: Tencil Blend
Sizes Available: Single, Double, Queen Size and King Size
Product Dimension/Weight:

4-Piece Bedsheet (Single)
Fitted Sheet: 90cm x 195cm x 20cm
Flat Sheet: 120cm x 220cm
2 Pillow Cases: 46cm x 72cm
Product Weight: 0.50kg

4-Piece Bedsheet (Double)
Fitted Shee…

Finding Solutions for Big Problems

When you work with overhead cranes for a living, you have major responsibilities sitting on your shoulders. You've got a crew depending on you. You have a client that expects you to meet your deadline. There's a list of jobs lined up for you once you complete the current assignment. If you do your job well and you have a solid reputation, your schedule is full. Any kind of delays can mean a setback that will make you lose money. That old expression, "Time is money," holds true. You've got to deliver services on time so that you can get paid and move on. When your overhead crane is out of commission, it can be a big headache for you. Thanks to the ProservCrane Group, you have a definitive source for disabled crane parts at the ready.

Parts for Any Make or Model

The staff members at the ProservCrane Group know how important it is to help you find the parts that you need and get them as quickly as possible. You don't have time to spare and searching for parts c…

Door-frame Shelves

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I like this, an overhead storage for a large collection of books.

The owners of this house needed to store a vast library, without having the luxury of a dedicated space. Their solution is an ingenious use of space, with floor-to-ceiling shelves around the walls, including the corridors, and shelving that is recessed into the door frame. A shelf is also fitted above the door for books that need to be kept but do not need to be accessed frequently.


Starting a Hot Dog Business

Nothing is more popular than the all-American hot dog and its many related products like chips and sodas. That makes selling hot dogs and related products one of the best small businesses to start. However, like any business, even the most modest hot dog venture needs preparation and planning if it is to get off to a successful start.

Get Legal

For better or worse, all businesses are subject to government regulations and the hot dog business is no exception. Generally, the regulations are set locally and vary from place to place. Therefore, contact the local health department in the city or town in which you intend to set up your business and find out what permits and licenses may be required. A food handler's license and a vending license may also be required. Alas, the payment of a fee is usually required to get licenses and permits. You might also be legally required to carry a certain amount of business insurance to cover lawsuits.

Do the Paperwork

Along with licenses and perm…

Take a Look at What Your Office is Wasting

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Here are some common ways to reduce waste in the office:

Reduce paper. Encourage employees to use electronic means to work and communicate. Make double-sided copies for handouts at meetings to conserve the amount of paer you use.

You will inevitably have to use some paper, so start a recycling program.

Choose your printer inks and toners carefully. Reuse and refill toners; recycle ink cartridges.

Reuse office equipment. If you choose to upgrade your computer system, you'll be left with fully functioning machines that still have a lot of life in them. Donate them to charities or give them back to your supplier instead of throwing them away.

Cut down on disposable products. If your business has a kitchen, cafeteria, or coffee machine, encourage employees to bring their own mugs and silverware.

Reuse boxes and other shipping and packaging materials. Reuse old envelopes for interoffice mail.