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Home is not only a dwelling with walls and a roof, but home is where the heart is. Our homes and our gardens that we grow and cultivate reflect who we are. In the Home and Garden category, you can ask questions about homeowners' rights and responsibilities, the best plants for your garden, how to do home repairs, and much more.

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Probably like Mars. Like a hot desert. Hmm... if us humans werent destroying it it still be flouishing with life. Around a few billion years the sun will become a red giant and engulf the earth or get really close and heat it up. Look around. The earth is already millions of years old. Thousands o…
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Answer - Return lines in swimming pools are... The pipes that return the water from the pump back to the swimming pool are called return lines. This isn't the "fill line" that puts more water (domestic) into the pool to make up for evaporation, but rather the pipe after the pump and filter.
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Unplug it.
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Phone up the company you have the Home Security System with and they will tell you how to do it or send someone out. So when you get a home security system it is important to get the best one from the best shop where they take the best responsibility of the good they have sold.
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try insecticides....not sure if i spelled that right
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Some History on LampshadesLampshades are more of a concept than a product. I am sure people have been shading lamps since there were well.....lamps. I dont believe there are any records on who made the first shade or what it was made from. This is the best info I could findQuotes from a little onlin…
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Answer If you are asking about rolling with toilet paper, well that question should not be answered. Rolling a yard is considered a crime,vandalism, and is punishable by fines and even jailtime. So if someone were to suggest throwing toilet paper into the trees in someones yard you should merely …
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1. Do not rub. Blot carefully and quickly to avoid spreading the stain. If you have a wetvac, use this first to suck out the excess. You can also use a white or colour-fast cloth or paper towel for blotting. Place light pressure at first and apply more pressure to absorb as more liquid out.2. Sponge…
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I have the same problem I went to sentry.com and found this information. I've mailed it in just yesterday for my safe but let me know if this helps. If you need your combination, and did not previously http://wiki.answers.com/customerCare/storeCombination.aspx on our Web site, you may get a copy …
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It is impossible to get a free home especially in today's Economy the only way I can think of is if you win the lottery other than that impossible
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conkers are a fruit. they have fruit inside so they will get mushy on the inside if they are growing in the summer and squirrels will also eat them however they cant grow in the winter either because it would be cold and the inside wouldn't be able to grow properly, that's why they grow in the autum…
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They kept food cool in the shade (in caves or cellars), or dangled it in pails or on hooks down wells. The original "ice box" was a type of refrigerator that used blocks of ice (manufactured or harvested from ponds) to keep an insulated box cool inside. As the ice melts it absorbs heat.hi Ryan it is…
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France is a rather large nation with differing longitudes and elevations. Some places near the Mediterranean Sea have a growing season of about 5.5 months, while the growing season in northern areas is closer to 4 months.
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If they used chemicals to remove the bees, the honey is going to be contaminated with them and should not be eaten. If they used physical means to remove the bees and hive, then place the comb in a large pan, mash the comb up to insure that all the cells are open and GENTLY heat it up, slowly. The…
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well i remember i was at my uncles house in arazona and i got sun burn and my mom went outside and got a peice of an aloe vera plant so arazona for sure
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On each of the first eight abdominal segments on opposite sides there is a small airhole. These holes lead to a network of tubes (trageas) that branches through the whole body.
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Rock salt can destroy the soil for a long time. Possibly years. If you want to kill the Ivy, use "Roundup". Paint a concentrated solution of the Roundup on a cut section of Ivy vine. In ancient times it was common for the conqueror to salt the soil of the farming fields around the defeated people…
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Your yard is taxed. Your yard is usable space. Depending on the size of the yard, you can landscape in a way that creates a variety of outdoor "rooms" such as: a sitting area, a dining area, a water feature display, flower gardens, play area, a work area, pathways and walkways that lead to other ro…
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Answer Actually, light from certain lamps does help plants grow. In almost any garden shop, you can find germination kits that include little containers for the seedlings and a special bulb that helps grow the seedlings. In extreme cases, seen often on the news, marijuana growers actually grow e…
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Luther Haws in 1906, Berkeley, California. This is the drinking fountain. Water fountains have been around for millennia, and we have no idea who did it first.
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The major types of fibers used in carpets are wool, nylon, Polypropeline (olefin), polyester, and cotton.
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There is no time limit although it is best to make sure it has been washed at least once before going near chlorine. It will not alter the colour but might make your hair feel dry afterwards. Chlorine will turn recently bleached hair green so beware!
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8 HOURS? Just how dirty is this house? Normal cleaning(weekly)Takes no time. vacuum, dust, maybe mop, clean bathroom and kitchen. ..vacuum whole house,including furniture. wipe all surfaces of furniture with windex, dust spray, or damp cloth, depending on what it is made of.Wipe windowsills also.In …
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James Bay Project I'm assuming that you are referring to the James Bay Project in Canada. They have a Web site that probably has the information you are seeking on it, but wading through everything else to find it would be time consuming. There's a page with contact information, which I will p…
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The condensate pan is probably unlevel and running over into your duct. Another possibility is that the drain pipe or hose has become clogged with dust or has been kinked, preventing condensate from draining properly.
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Don't Repair Flooded Water HeaterA hot water heater should not be relit after a flood. It should be replaced. This is the recommendation of the US federal government and the American Gas Assoc.What is the justification for this?It is silly to replace the entire heater when the fix is so easy.1. you …
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If you grow yours at 7:00pm and wait till the next after noon, you will see tiny bits of grass coming out.
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Painting pools I DO NOT recommend Swimming Pool paint for your swimming pool, Swimming pool paint delaminates, peels, flakes, chalks.. etc. At best it will last 3-5 years. I HIGLY Recommend a product called "ArmorGuard". ArmorGuard is a 100% Solid Epoxy Coating, NOT PAINT. ArmorGuard is Certified G…
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Answer There are several kinds of compressors--reciprocating, screw, centrifugal. We'll use a reciprocating compressor in this example. It's got a piston moving back and forth in a cylinder to compress the air. (It's like a car engine, and you can get a kit to turn an old Volkswagen engine int…
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I would not recommend using glue on an heirloom quilt. A better solution would be to create a pocket (or sleeve) for a curtain rod to go through, and then sew that to the quilt. For detailed information on how to do this (with illustrations!), please see the related Quilt Woman link, listed below:
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Answer This really can include lots of tools. Things such as tape measure, ruler, plumb bob, level, Line level, and speed square. Levels are really measuring devices, but it is impossible to build a deck or something of that sort without one. Good luck.
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No, but if they swim in your pool a lot, the duck poop is going to make the water murky. Ducks and swimming pools are not a good combination. Pool sanitisers such as chlorine have no ill affect on the bird. Ducks like the pool environment as it is often a safe haven with clear water and unobtrusive…
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Elbow grease and the right mix of chemicals. A good brush like the Wall Whale will help get off debris and stuff that has accumulated on the side. The right chemicals will not only kill algae that has built up over the winter but will help prevent it as well. http://shop.bluehaven.com/product/sprin…
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firse, find any moister, if u have drywall mold is on the backside usually starting from the bottom.if u have a cinderblock foundation and drywall.90% will have mold find any soft spots and make a hole,look at backside, well...now u know
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Answer 36x36x36 inches or 3x3x3 feet or 27 cubic feet. If applied a foot thick, it will cover 27 square feet; 6 inches thick = 54 square feet (e.g.: an area 9 feet by 6 feet); 3 inches thick = 81 square feet (e.g.: an area 9 feet by 9 feet).
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The basement. The third floor is not safe. If you can't get down, the center of the building, perhaps the hallway is best. Avoid windows. The bathroom usually has limited windows and the bathtub is a solid structure that can protect you from debris.
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Answer Muriatic acid will lower the Total Alkalinity. Dosage is 21 oz. per 10,000 gallons will lower TA 10 ppm. Add in the deep end of the pool, away from skimmers and lights. If using in a vinyl or fiberglass pool per dilute before adding to the pool. Note that muriatic acid will also lower th p…
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How can you keep birds out of the yard? That's a very complex question, as each bird infestation requires a different strategy to eliminate it. However, I will point you in the right direction. The first thing is, you absolutely MUST use humane bird control. Lethal methods never work, as even if …
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There is no Speaker of the US Senate. There is however a speaker of the House.In the Senate, the presiding officer is the Vice President of the US, or in his absence the president pro tempore (most senior senator) or his designee.
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Well... ...I hope you are talking about pregnancy. If so, a Diagnostic Sonography (or ultrasound) would be perfect. But you can only identify the sex of the baby a little after the 3rd month of pregnancy. The procedures have developed a lot throughout the years and are practically 100% a…
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You can prevent frogs from reproducing by introducing carnivorous insects (waterbeetles) are large fish. They will get rid of all the larva. The only way to lose the adults is either killing them or remove them and let them go at least a couple of miles away. If you release them in the neighbourhood…
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Answer Only if your parents give you one, and most parents can't afford it. There is no agency in the US giving away houses to teenagers on their wedding day.
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Installing a check valve in the pipe entering the pump will help greatly in retaining the prime on a pump above the water level. You can see an example of a good check valve at http://www.everything4pools.com/products/174/2287.html. Relocate the pump to a more suitable location - less than 4' - pre…
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I keep my pool about 120 degrees. stew
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The amount of Hay Bales that you yield from one acre is dependant on many variables. This includes the rate per acre it was seeded at, the ratio of grass to alfalfa used, and the size of the bale. It is also dependant on how many cuttings are available in one year. Usually land seeded for hay is pl…
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well it has a thermostat which heats the teflon sheet.
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there are weedkillers that can selectivly kill grass, ask in a gardening store.Weed killers are toxic to you and the environment. Get as much grass out by the roots as you can and mulch like crazy under the phlox. Weed cloth can be purchased in the same store as the weed killer, so can the mulch. La…
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Osteospermum and Dimorphotheca are both varieties of African Daisies, which can grow to three feet tall. Only the annuals belong to Dimorphotheca, the perennials are Osteospermum.
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Answer In order to convert square feet into cubic feet, you need to know the depth of the area. Formula: Length X Width X Depth = Volume. Cubic Feet also equals Volume in the US system for measurements. As in Squares are concerned, then can be cut into cubic measurements, hence cubic feet. Volum…
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Answer In New Orleans, they are traditionally grown on those now unused clothesline poles.
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Some men like a light starch on their shirts and if so, then use spray starch. Use a medium iron with steam. Start on the sleeves, cuffs, then the back and each side of the front (collar last to be irons.) Hang right away.well first you get a iron broad then you get a iron and then you set the insid…
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The advantages of Ozone are as follows: 1. Reduces the need for Chlorine by 60 to 80% 2. Reduces or eliminates the need for specialty chemicals (clarifiers, scum line cleaners, etc.) 3. Makes scum lines brushable to remove instead of using acids. 4. Is PH neutral and does not add the the Total D…
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it grows fine in the worst dirt you can find, better dirt better plant. answer to second answer. it takes a couple of years to flower. for root sprouts, where do you live. six hours of sun a day. Answer Hi.....I have an Aloe Plant myself and have it planted in Miracle Grow soil....the kind with…
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Answer As with most bulbs it is best to leave the foliage until it is quite yellow as that is how the plant stores the energy needed for next season. It is also forming next year's flower, so the food made from any green part helps that too. Leave them as long as you can put up with. Under-plan…
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There are sprays that can be used that will kill them, but bumble bees are are pollinators and plants need them to make crops. Since the honey bee population has decreased drastically, bumble bees are needed for pollination. If you have a real problem with bumble bees and need to kill the bees, mak…
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You must be about 12 years old and older. if your a parent asking this make sure the home is safe. There is no legal minimum age for a child to be left at home alone. The appropriate age depends on the child, the length of the stay, the home itself, and the neighborhood. Leaving a too young child …
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freezerFrost free freezers perform a defrost cycle and any ice is melted and drains into the pan under the unit. If you have an ice sheet then the drain is probably plugged. this and the pan should be checked regularly. You can access the pan by pulling the bottom grille off.I have now had two refri…
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It is possible that muriatic acid will damage the soil on a permanent basis. If your soil needs additional acid, vinegar works better than anything.
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How much money for you know babysittng..umm .. probaly about $7.50 - $8.00 an hour depending on how many kids you are babysitting.. and how much the person you are babysitting for.. how much hours you babysitt and how much they will offer . To babysit their kid. I find that it is about 2.50 for th…
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You can buy fresh baby chicks in California hatchery on the internet. You can also buy them from many local farms who sell and have chickens.
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The zinc coating will boil at 907 °C (1665 °F). If it gets above this temperature, you should be careful not to breathe the fumes. Although they are not toxc, it can give you something called metal fume fever, which will mess you up for about a day. You'll need an oxyfuel torch and some silver …
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Ceiling fans spin rapidly, pushing air around and creating wind to make you feel cooler. Wind is moving air, and helps perspiration. Actually, the fans don't cool the room down. In fact, since motors generate heat by using energy, they warm the room up gradually. That means that fresh air is needed.…
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The cover over the spout is shaped like a whistle on the inside, except that the hole for the steam to come out of is very small. As the water starts to boil, it starts turning into steam, and steam takes up more room than water. Once it is boiling hard enough, not all of it can easily escape throug…
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soak the finger or body part with the thorn in vinegar. It can be either white vinegar or cider vinegar, they both work the same. Or place cotton saturated with vinegar where the thorn is , and leave it in there for 20-30minutes. The thorn will just fall out.
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My parents went through this when they moved into there house. It is an older house. They ended having a plummer replace some and clean out the pipes. There was alot of calcium and mineral build up inside the lines. If it is just this outside faucet maybe you could just replace this pipe with new on…
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One can buy webbing from a hardware store and use the webbing with self tapping screws or pop rivets to replace the webbing on a chair/chaise lounge. Vinyl straps (webbing) are common in 1-1/2" and 2" widths. PYou can buy vinyl straps cut-to-length, or by-the-foot, or bulk (200' rolls). Contact Pati…
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The purpose of the WTO (World Trade Organisation) is to ensure that global trade commences smoothly, freely and predictably The purpose of the WTO (World Trade Organisation) is to ensure that global trade commences smoothly, freely and predictably
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New Answer My family and I are new customers for Goldstar Van Lines. We decided to go with Goldstar because of the fabulous customer service we received from them. Even though they knew we were talking with other moving companies, they were patient, yet persistant, but never intrusive or pushy. I…
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It depends on what you are looking for the cover to do. Do you want a Solar cover, Heat Retention or debris. You can look at Plastica's website for more info
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Legal Age The age at which a child can be left at home alone is only legislated in two states, Maryland and Illinois. The legal check is whether or not the child is safe and has the ability to take care of themselves. Most authorities agree that leaving a 12 year old alone at home for an hour or …
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What is the cost to completely furnish a home 3/2 1500 sq ft 2 car garage 6000 sq ft lot- down to bath towels & silverware?
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Answer how to drain an inground pool if you have ever vaccuumed your pool you already know how to do it. all you do is not return the cleaned water to the pool. you will need access to some kind of drainage though, as that's alot of water!
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Answer Hello, Frogs love being around the water, especially during their mating season. However, they can be pretty noisy. Part of the reason that they are attractive to water is that they mate and give birth in the water. They normally do not reproduce in swimming pools due to the chlorine leve…
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You do not need to do anything for the plant after winter, except shearing away dead pieces if you want a fuller plant. The plant requires very little maintenance.
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One that has a timer, so that the ozone is applied in a controlled, known dose, and shuts off so the ozone decays down to non-detection levels prior to a person entering the area.
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Answer: A Warehouse is a place that stores merchandise until it is delivered to a store at which it is sold. A factory or plant is where products are made or produced.
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1 lb per person for moderate leftovers, 1 1/4 or more for more leftovers, or if you have big eaters? Answer That really depends on how many leftovers you want, and how many meals you would like to make out of it.
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Origin of Sepoy came from Hindi word "Sepahi" which means a soldier or a cop No, a Sepoy is and Indian soldier serving under British command. They are also called 'Jawans'.
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Answer It is all in the preparation. Why do you want to paint a pool????? Reply to above: WHY PAINT A POOL? Because it's cheaper than re-plastering or otherwise re-surfacing your pool. Because it protects the concrete and/or plaster or fiberglass surface under the paint--if it is a quality pai…
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Average Room Temperature... Typically average room temperature is about 72 degrees Fahrenheit or roughly 21 degrees Celsius. It can also be 70 degrees Fahrenheit, too. The average room temperature is normally 36 Celsius
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Glue traps!! They work great.
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it may cool down to about 14-15 degrees in a few hours.Given you have adequate air flow across the evaporator coil located in the air handling unit of your system "Inside" the house your coil should never get below about 38 degrees. A low freon charge or poor air flow across the coil could result in…
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Well, it particularly depends in which state or city you want to buy. Secondly, the price also varies if you want to buy productive land, commercial land or land for a house. Moreover, the land near coastal areas facing beach would be dearer as compared to land outside the main city.
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Sounds like mosquito larvae..they look like little squigglers Enough pool shock will kill them and keep them from becoming mosquitoes!
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There is a great product on the market from a company called Wood Stove Pools. It is a completely stainless steel wood stove pool heater. The main reason it is stainless steel is because of the chemicals used in pools. Chlorine and slat water will corrode mild steel. A wood-burning pool heater is j…
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Average temperatures should run you no HIGHER than 37 degrees fahrenheit. If your temps are warmer than that then you need to call for service.
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Light is an essential component in photosynthesis,light is absorbed by chlorophyll in leaves & is used to make food(glucose) through the process of photosynthesis,therefore helping them to grow & thrive.Yes, water and sunlight is needed for plants to photosynthesise and therefore grow. Photo…
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gameshark or action replay or the Pokemon events .
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Answer First, REMOVE SPARK PLUG WIRE FROM SPARK PLUG, as you will be working near mower blade. Three inches from blade shaft, remove plastic bolt/plug with bare 3/8" drive ratchet extention, put in center of bolt, counter-clockwise of course. Wrench on outside of plastic bolt will work also.
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Horses Hello, I do not know the specifik answer to that question but normally the rule is you must have at least 2 acres per horse. I suggest you ask someone who lives in your town.
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Why do women leave it down? It's a force of habit, and in most cases the habit can be broken. For a most scholarly look at this common problem, see the Related link below...
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Answer The only possible solution I know about is to put up a "frog fence". A frog fence consists of a low (about a foot high) solid barrier with the lower part buried in the ground. (This has been done around ponds for research purposes (to quantify the frog migration in and out of the pond) and…
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Take your square footage and divide by 9.
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Bug zappers contain 3 main parts: A transformer, Metal grids, and a light. Bug zappers typically use UV lights to attract bugs at night because bugs can see UV much better than other visible light and obviously they are naturally drawn to it. When the bug approaches the light an electrical arc is cr…
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A plant has two organ systems. The shoot system is above ground and includes the organs such as leaves, buds, stems, flowers or fruits. The root system includes those parts of the plant below ground, such as the roots, tubers, and rhizomes.
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if we were a council we must look after propety and money ourself and nobody can help us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! that is what we call a council school important people. and plus you must have your own room in the school,and a meeting room you will be look as a teacher in your school if we were a council we…
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