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Got Your Own Canadian Spring Well? Ideas For What You Can Do Next

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Only about three percent of the world’s total natural water supply is fresh water. Imagine that. This giant blue and green  marble you are spinning on has a ton of water, but it is all the wrong kind for humans. So, what happens when you discover that you have your own little Canadian Rockies artesian spring? You could horde it for yourself until the end of time. You could also do all of the following.…

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Why It's Better To Switch From Wood-Burning Stoves Before They're Banned

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Wood burning is surprisingly very popular in many parts of Canada. Now that Montreal has passed its municipal law banning wood-burning stoves, it’s likely more major metropolitan areas will follow suit. But despite the arguments in favor of heating homes with wood, there are a number of reasons to make the switch ahead of time to a different kind of heater. The Dangers of Burning Wood Having a wood-burning stove in your home increases your risk of a house fire.…

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5 Signs Your Computer Needs A Repair

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Computers are fascinating pieces of technology. However, they have hundreds of individual parts and sometimes unpredictable electric energy. Nonetheless, you may find yourself relying on your computer for daily use at work, at home, or for play. Whatever the use of your computer, you should be aware of these 5 warning signs that it needs repair, and call a professional to prevent it from crashing: Flashing If you are adjusting the colors or brightness on your computer screen, then you can expect a flash or two to occur.…

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Why You Should Hire A Business Accountant

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Are you in the habit of not keeping up with important financial information for your business? You can get audited by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) if you file taxes with the wrong calculations, so you may want to get assistance from an accountant to avoid the trouble. Find out in this article how an accountant can be beneficial for keeping business finances on track, as well as what kind of fees you may be charged for the help.…

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Should You Allow the General Public to Use Your Truck Scales?

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If you have truck scales on-site at your business, you might be thinking about offering them up for the public to use. For example, small trucking companies that don’t have their own scales might want to use them to ensure that their loads are not overweight. Those who are moving for their jobs might also weigh their vehicles after packing them with their belongings to get reimbursed for fuel. Allowing the public to use your truck scales can be a smart decision, but it isn’t something that you should take lightly.…

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Having Your Home Treated For Pests? Make Certain You Know How To Protect Your Pets

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When you call a pest control professional, the main thing on your mind is eradicating your pest problem. In the midst of your haste, don’t forget to prepare your home for treatment. This statement is especially true when it comes to your pets. Make certain your furry family member is safe by properly prepping your home for pest control services. Inform the Treatment Specialist Make certain you inform the treatment specialist (such as Cal-Rid Exterminators Inc) that you have pets.…

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3 Ways To Organize Your Food Storage Unit Effectively

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If you have a food storage system or unit, then it is important to organize it effectively so that all of the food gets used at the proper time. Here are 3 ways to organize your food storage easily and effectively. LIFO First, you can use a standard system that is used in many restaurants to make sure that food is rotated and stored correctly. To do this, you need to use the LIFO method, which means “…

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3 Reasons to Consider Joining a Union

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If you’re like most people, you have heard of unions. However, if you have never worked at a company that has unions, you may not be sure what to expect when you are finally able to join one. If you’re wondering why someone would join a union, here are some member services you may enjoy when you join. Higher Pay Studies continue to show that companies with unions are able to negotiate higher pay for employees.…

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3 Types Of Specialty Packing Materials

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Not everything can be packed in a box. Some items are too fragile and will be damaged when placed in a box, while others will simply not fit. There are several different types of specialty packing materials that you can purchase in order to make sure that all of your personal possessions make it safely to their new home. 1. Wardrobe Cartons Items are stored on hangers for a reason: because they can’t be folded up and put in drawers.…

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4 Furniture Options for Small Craft Businesses

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If you own a crafting business, then you need the right office furniture for your work. You need a cross between traditional office furniture for businesses and craft furniture for your art. What if you don’t have space for both? Here are some suggestions for your new craft office when you have space limitations. The Desk Of course you need a work desk. The best desk for a business crafter is one that lets you work on your crafts but also makes it easy to do the business side.…

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