Will Soy Candles be the Leader to Light the Future?

Written by Brian F Connors

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Iím glad that you asked. The answer is Soy Candles. Whyrepparttar joy for soy? Soy wax is 100% vegetable by-product and not a petroleum by-product. Soy is completely non-toxic and non-carcinogenic and soy candles produce little or no soot to damagerepparttar 110076 surrounding room or to those with allergies or breathing problems. Soy wax is environmentally safe, biodegradable and is easily cleaned up with just soap and water.

Hold on, Iím not finished yetÖ.Soy candles burn cleanly and evenly leaving very little to zero excess wax onrepparttar 110077 sides ofrepparttar 110078 jar to eliminate waste. They also burn cooler than most paraffin wax candles which will lessenrepparttar 110079 risk of serious burns from melted wax. These babies also burn 30 to 50 percent longer than paraffin wax candles which makes them more economical to use. They also seem to hold their fragrances extremely well compared torepparttar 110080 naughty petroleum by-product kind.

Ok, Ok just one more reason to think soy. These candles are made from 100% soybean wax made from soybeans grown right smack here inrepparttar 110081 USA. So what? Well, this not only benefits our environment but also supports our local agricultural industry. It appears that soy candles beat those bad-boy cousins on every level.

Ya gotta getrepparttar 110082 facts before indulging inrepparttar 110083 pleasure of enjoyingrepparttar 110084 world of candles. Think outsiderepparttar 110085 box and dorepparttar 110086 right thing. Your life and others may very well depend on it!

Brian is a partner in E-Connors Enterprises which builds and promotes various websites. He enjoys the world of candles and feels strongly about the health benefits of soy candles and the beauty of gel candles. Go to HeavenlyGelCandles.com for more info.

Ten Steps to Avoid Mold Problems and Lawsuits in the Rental of Residential and Commercial Real Estate

Written by Phillip Fry

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5. The building owner or manager should avoid hiding or camouflaging mold problems by deceptions such as painting over mold growth; concealing mold growth behind stored items, furniture, furnishings, and decorations; and maskingrepparttar distinctive smell of mold growth with air fresheners and deodorizers. The smell of mold is fromrepparttar 110075 digestive gases ofrepparttar 110076 mold eatingrepparttar 110077 building materials.

6. A prospective tenant should inspect and mold testrepparttar 110078 proposed rental unit (prior torepparttar 110079 signing of a rental lease) with a Certified Mold Inspector, or by using a do-it-yourself mold inspection checklist, his sense of smell, a good flashlight, and mold test kits to determinerepparttar 110080 mold status ofrepparttar 110081 rental unit.

7. In doing such inspection and testing,repparttar 110082 mold inspector (orrepparttar 110083 tenant himself) should do an all-around physical examination ofrepparttar 110084 building for both visible and hidden signs of water damage and mold growth. In addition,repparttar 110085 inspector orrepparttar 110086 tenant should mold testrepparttar 110087 air and visible mold growths in all rooms,repparttar 110088 basement, crawl space, attic, garage, plusrepparttar 110089 outward airflow from each heating/cooling duct register.

8. Mold testing requires mold laboratory analysis and mold species identification ofrepparttar 110090 collected mold and air samples. In building locations with previous floods or leaks,repparttar 110091 examination should also include fiber optics inspection to look inside water-penetrated ceilings, walls, and floors for hidden mold infestations.

9. The landlord or rental manager should disclose in writing to all prospective tenants any previous or present building water and mold problems, and whatrepparttar 110092 owner or manager has done, if anything, to correct such problems. Attach these water damage and mold disclosures torepparttar 110093 rental lease agreement so thatrepparttar 110094 tenant acknowledges receipt thereof.

10. In consideration of, and based upon,repparttar 110095 landlordís accurate and complete mold disclosure, andrepparttar 110096 tenantís full and unrestricted opportunity to inspect and testrepparttar 110097 rental unit thoroughly and carefully prior to signingrepparttar 110098 lease,repparttar 110099 lease agreement may include a clause that releasesrepparttar 110100 landlord, rental manager, andrepparttar 110101 rental real estate agent/broker from all mold liability torepparttar 110102 tenant.

For more mold inspection, mold testing, and mold remediation information, please visit:

http://www.certifiedmoldinspectors.com http://www.moldinspection.com http://www.moldinspector.com/mold_removal.htm http://www.bleach-mold-myth.com

Phillip Fry is a Certified Mold Inspector, Certified Mold Remediator, and author of the books Mold Legal Guide and Mold Health Guide

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