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December 2016

Found 4 blog entries for December 2016.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 90% of exposures to poisons occur inside the home. Almost all are preventable, if you follow some simple guidelines.

  • Look for the poison label on products you buy. Visually, it’s a skull and cross bones, often (but not always) with the word POISON above it.
  • Don’t make assumptions. Sometimes a seemingly innocuous product, like a shampoo, can contain poison or other ingredients which are harmful if swallowed.
  • Avoid mixing different cleaning products together. When chemicals are combined, they change. Combining some cleaning products can even create toxic fumes.
  • Keep all medication, even the non-prescription kind, out of reach of children. Never leave medicine on the bathroom
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Property Surveyors, sometimes referred to as land Surveyors, play a vital role in the real estate world. They are the professionals who determine or confirm the exact boundaries of a property. Will you need to deal with a Property Surveyor when selling your home? 

You likely will. Sometimes the mortgage lender will ask for a land survey, especially if your property is older and hasn’t changed hands in many years. You will also be asked for one by the buyer in the purchase contract. It clarifies the size and boundaries of your property – or if significant changes have been made to it in recent years. This is nothing to be concerned about as it is part of selling a property.

A qualified Property Surveyor will do the appropriate inspection and

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