3 Tips for Safely Storing a Piano Long Term

Posted on: 29 December 2016
Like all instruments, pianos are designed to be played on a regular basis and can significantly degrade when left alone for long periods of time. Sometimes, though, people are left with no other option except to put the instrument into storage. If you find yourself in this situation, here are three tips for storing your piano to ensure it is playable when you get it back. Prep the Piano The first thing you need to do to prepare your piano for long-term storage is clean it.
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Just Bought a New Home With a Big, Bare Backyard? 2 Ways to Enjoy It This Summer Until You Can Afford to Build That Deck

Posted on: 29 December 2016
If your family just moved into a new home with a large back yard for the first time, then you are likely looking forward to a lot of spring- and summer-time fun in the yard when the temperatures warm up. However, if there are no places to escape the sun and/or rain while in the yard, like a covered deck and a swimming pool, and your savings account took too big of a hit when covering the down payment of your new home to invest in renovations yet, then you may worry that your family won't really get to enjoy the yard until then.
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Opening A New Restaurant? A Beginner's Guide To Restaurant Hoods & Fire Suppression Systems

Posted on: 28 December 2016
If you are finally deciding to follow your dreams and open a new restaurant, then you likely already have some amazing recipes that you cannot wait for your chef to whip up and serve to your new patrons. However, you may have a lot more planning to do, including deciding what steps you will take to keep your kitchen fire-free. Choosing a reliable restaurant hood and fire suppression system are two of the keys to keeping your kitchen fire-safe.
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Six Ways To Be A Good Fireworks Neighbor

Posted on: 28 December 2016
Fireworks aren't just for the Fourth of July anymore -- they're welcome additions to New Year's Eve celebrations, weddings, birthday and anniversary parties, and other celebratory occasions. to ensure a safe, fun celebration that doesn't earn the ire of your neighbors, follow the six safety and courtesy strategies listed below.  Appoint a 'Person in Charge' Instead of simply offering a pile of fireworks to party guests and having a free-for-all, point a specific person to be in charge of all fireworks activities.
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