Whole House Water Filters

Written by Mandy Thomson

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Imaginerepparttar cost and hassle of installing a tap and shower filter in every water source in your home. A whole house water filter would more efficiently remove contaminants inrepparttar 100028 long run atrepparttar 100029 fraction ofrepparttar 100030 cost. The initial installation will require a plumber. However, further maintenance (such as replacing filter cartridges) can be done on your own. When choosing a water filter, check thatrepparttar 100031 product is officially certified. Compare different water filter systems to see how efffective they are at removing different contaminants. Make sure your whole house water filter does not removerepparttar 100032 healthful minerals withrepparttar 100033 contaminants. Removing important substances can cause mineral deficiencies inrepparttar 100034 long run. Also check that product comes with a warranty. (Usually this is free.)

The benefits of a whole house water filter far outweighrepparttar 100035 costs inrepparttar 100036 long run. A whole house water filter will give yourepparttar 100037 peace of mind of a household water supply free from potentially dangerous contaminants. Besides good tasting and clear water for your entire household, you will be contributing torepparttar 100038 long-term health of you and your family.

Mandy Thomson, who is running the Home Water Filter System Guide at

Beyond Paint: Decorating Walls With Stencils

Written by Kathy Burns-Millyard

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This is an example of very delicate and truly artistic treatment of stencil-work, and one can easily see how it can be used either in simple or elaborate fashion with great effect.

Irregularly placed floating forms of Persian or Arabic design are often admirably stencilled in color upon a painted wall; but in this caserepparttar colors should be varied and not too strong. A group of forms floating away from a window-frame or cornice can be done in two shades ofrepparttar 100027 wall color, one of which is positively darker and one lighter thanrepparttar 100028 ground. If to these two shades some delicately contrasting color is occasionally addedrepparttar 100029 effect is not only pleasing, but belongs to a thoroughly good style.

One seldom tires of a good stencilled wall; probably because it is intrinsic, and not applied inrepparttar 100030 sense of paper or textiles. It carries an air of permanency which discourages change or experiment, but it may take a bit of practice to do well.

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