Category Archives: Tips & Tricks

Nursing Home Activities Ideas For March

March is the month of St. Patrick’s Day, the leprechaun, shamrocks, green beer and all things Irish. If you are an activity director in a nursing home and are planning activities around the Irish theme for this month, here are some activity suggestions to keep in mind. Trivia games can be on all things green or on Ireland. A party theme could be the same and there are many crafts to be made in the spirit of the Irish too! Ireland is well known for its fabled […]

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The Pros and Cons of Wireless Lighting Control

Turning off lights when they are not needed is one of the best ways to save energy. This is especially true in commercial buildings, where lighting can account for up to 40% of the building's total energy cost. With wireless lighting control, you don't need to rely on employees to turn lights on and off. Instead, you can take advantage of scheduling, timers, occupancy sensors and photosensors to deliver the optimal illumination level in all situations while minimizing wasted energy. Many traditional building and lighting control systems […]

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Off Gassing in Mobile Homes – 5 Ways to Reduce Chemical Off Gassing in Your Mobile Home

Mobile homes are often considered an economically effective housing solution. What is often not considered is the tremendous amount of off gassing from the mobile home itself and from products used in mobile homes that can send harmful chemicals into the air. This becomes an unhealthy situation quickly because of the initially tight seals, and lack of ventilation. Here are 5 ways to reduce the chemicals that mobile homes off gas; and reducing these chemicals will help you and your family stay healthy. Avoid Carpeting If Possible […]

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Get To Know All The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Rammed Earth Homes

Rammed Earth Home is one of the most economical, comfortable, durable and elegant looking building structures. It was an ancient method of building construction which is still very popular up in order to these days. Why? Simply because of the many top qualities it possesses that benefits both the homeowners and the rammed earth builders. These advantages include the following: Long Lasting Strength and Durability The thousands of years of remaining standing from archaic times to the present day plus several scientific testing conducted are evidence enough […]

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What Home Appraisers Look For

The recent sagging housing market has homeowners looking for ways to maximize their home and get the highest appraisal possible when they refinance, whether they need equity from their home or want a lower mortgage payment. Here's some quick tips for your unique house plans and a to do list to review prior to setting up the appointment for an appraisal. 1. An appraiser will check all rooms throughout your home for damage that could affect the overall value, so scope out your entire home for anything […]

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ACN Or Legal Shield – Which Is The Most Likely To Lead You To Network Marketing Success?

ACN and LegalShield (Pre-Paid Legal) would easily fit into a Blue's Clues song "one of these things is not like the other" since they are two completely different products but they do have a couple of things in common: They are both successful network marketing companies They are not wellness and nutrition companies, which make up a huge part of the MLM industry Who Are ACN And LegalShield (Pre-Paid Legal)? ACN, or American Communications Network, bills itself as the largest largest direct seller of telecommunications and essential […]

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The Top 3 Event Management Software

A well planned event must have a very smooth and welcoming registration and greeting process. This initial stage is perhaps the most important step in making any event successful because it marks the first impression of the event in general and gives an idea to the person of what is to follow. Not only this but it also allows for an initial socialization platform and this part should be as well organized as possible. In the digitized world that we live in, the best way for registration […]

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The Advantages of Automatic Gates

Nowadays, safety and comfort go hand in hand, and securing the premises of your home is now affordable, convenient and practical. If in the past driveway gates or any type of electric gates were only for the rich and famous, now they are within reach for all budgets. There are numerous options available on the market, all sorts of automatic gate systems to meet all preferences, styles and requirements. Whether they are for residential or commercial use, automation provides great advantages and increases the comfort level significantly. […]

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iBeacon With HomeKit – What We Can Look Forward To

iBeacon is a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) communication technology that enables mobile apps to capture signals from beacons in the physical world and react to them. It allows mobile apps to gauge their position on a micro-scale and deliver hyper-contextual content to users based on their location. We take a look at how these two Internet of Thing (IoT) endeavors by Apple will work together to make our lives simpler. iBeacon on HomeKit Currently, iBeacon has been largely marketed by Apple for the retail environment. With HomeKit, […]

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What Is Wardriving And How Can You Prevent It

Imagine a car equipped with nothing more than a laptop computer, a portable GPS receiver, and a wireless network card slowly strolls through your neighborhood. Unknown to any onlookers, this is no ordinary vehicle; rather, it is a wardriving machine. As the car strolls past homes and businesses, a wireless network card (available at any electronics store for as low as $ 25) scans for any wireless access points. Anyone with a wireless network (and there are many out there) is vulnerable. The computer is looking for […]

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