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NASA Has Compiled a List of the Best Air-Cleaning Plants for Your Home Many of us spend most of our time indoors, so it’s important to cultivate a space that’s a healthy one. A simple—and beautiful—way to do this is through houseplants; they add some green to your home while being an effective way to purify the air. NASA hardly seems like the organization that would give us insight into these types of plants, but in the late 1980s, the US government agency collaborated with the Associated Contractors of America (ALCA) to come up with a list of the most beneficial flora for your home. Their informative Clean Air study found that some plants, more than others, could naturally filter harmful chemicals and help mitigate the effects they have on humans. 22 Ways to Make Stuff Last Longer (And Save Money!) Here's why you end up replacing outdoor faucet washers that have worn out long before they should: When you turn off a frost-proof faucet, water continues to trickle out of the long pipe even after the valve is closed. When people see that water, they often assume the valve didn't close, so they crank down harder, which overcompresses the washer, greatly reducing its life. Patience is the key.

2 Easy Ways to Paint Over Wallpaper Steps Cleaning and Prepping the Wallpaper <img alt="Image titled Paint Over Wallpaper Step 1" src=" width="728" height="410" class="whcdn" onload="WH.performance.clearMarks('image1_rendered'); WH.performance.mark('image1_rendered');"> Over Wallpaper Step 1.360p.mp4 00:03 -00:09 00:13 spaceplay / pauseescstopffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster (latest Chrome and Safari)←→seek . seek to previous 12…6 seek to 10%, 20%, …60% to Paint Over Wallpaper1Clean the entire surface thoroughly with TSP or a TSP substitute. TSP stands for tri-sodium phosphate; it's an excellent cleaning agent that is often used after mineral spirits, but can absolutely be used on its own.

untitled There are more than 80 types of products eligible for ENERGY STAR® certification in Canada. The list of eligible products has grown over the years and new products continue to be added. The list below is grouped into these product categories: Appliances - residential; Appliances - commercial; Electronics; Heating equipment - residential; Cooling and ventilating equipment - residential; Heating and cooling equipment - commercial; Lighting; Office equipment and Data centres; Water heaters; Windows and doors and Other products (electric vehicle chargers, lab grade fridges and freezers, pool pumps and water coolers). To start looking at available models in Canada right away, go to our searchable product list. Or click on the links below to see a short energy-efficiency profile of the product.

NES Cartridge Hides Sweet Homebrew Nintendo Emulator Nintendo emulators aren’t hard to find by any means, but this is the first time we’ve seen one made out of an old NES cartridge. Specifically, it hides inside of the Super Mario Brothers/Duck Hunt cartridge, which is the very game combo that most of us used for the first time with our old-school NESs. Besides the nostalgia value of the cartridge, the emulator is pure genius. Azalea Zeal - UF/IFAS Extension: Solutions for Your Life Introduction Spectacular flower masses and colors, plant form, and evergreen foliage are among the reasons for the popularity of azaleas. In Florida, azaleas bloom from late February to early April, depending on cultivar and seasonal variation.

100 Home Improvement Hacks You'll Wish You Knew Sooner Vacuum dust and chips right at the source! Bolt a 2-in. pot magnet (available at home centers and hardware stores) to a 4-in. x 2-in. PVC pipe reducer and position it near the sander, saw, router or lathe that's making a dust storm in your shop. Wallpaper Cover-Up Pack sizes Application Product overview Wallpaper Cover-Up is an all-in-one primer, sealer and stain blocker. A high hiding primer that obliterates wallpaper print with a smooth matt off-white finish.

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