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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Importance of Asbestos Survey

Asbestos survey is used to find out if your workplace or your home contains any damaged asbestos material. If you are unfamiliar about asbestos, you will learn more in this article.

Asbestos is a silicate mineral made up of thin fibrous crystals that occurs naturally, and it was formerly widely used because of its tensile strength and its resistance to heat and flames. Because of its ability to withstand very high temperatures, asbestos was widely used at one time to fireproof and insulate buildings. In fact, up until the end of the 90s it was used in specialized products for fireproofing, waterproofing, insulation and soundproofing. Asbestos is able to be mixed with cement or other materials and it was widely used to make products resistant to fire and heat.

Little did people know that damaged asbestos can cause great harm to the respiratory system. During the 20th century it became evident that long-term exposure to asbestos fibers could cause lung diseases. There is danger to the respiratory system from exposure to loose fibers from asbestos. Fibers that are inhaled don't break down, but remain in the lungs where they can cause much damage over time. Inhalation of asbestos fibers at work causes over 2,000 deaths a year in the UK alone. There were many people who were exposed to asbestos fiber but didn't know about it because of the diverse products that contain such fiber. On the other hand, in Britain, asbestos exposure is considered to be their biggest industrial killer. Because of this, various laws were passed to protect workers from exposure to asbestos.

If you are concern on the welfare of your employees or concern that even your homes have asbestos, have a professional do an asbestos survey and inspection on your property. The inspection will let you know if there is any hazardous asbestos material that is present in the premises. There are skilled and experienced professionals today that can safely remove any asbestos that is found in buildings. Remember that asbestos is life-threatening if it is not handled properly. Let the professionals handle this. Don't worry about the cost of asbestos survey, worry more about the safety of the people.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

On all my travels, I have met and made friends from all over the world. I have kept in touch with some and some I don't. To those that I kept in touch with, we became very close that we even talked about personal matters. With my girl friends, we can always discuss anything and everything under the sun. Lately, I have talked to my friend who just gave birth and somehow shows some post partum depression. She kept on telling me how much she hates her new look. She don't feel beautiful at all. She thinks that she lost her beauty after giving birth. She even noticed the slightest changes on her face. She thinks that she looks old and her wrinkles are showing. I understand what she is going through. The hormonal change and all. I suggested to her to use wrinkle cream and she has to read some wrinkle cream reviews that way she will have an idea about a certain product. She seems to be pretty convinced that it is just a phase that some new mothers faced. Hopefully she will be able to surpassed this phase soon.

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

FMBT - Dec. 21, 2010

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It's everyone's favorite day of the week again, Tuesday..
So that means it's time to link up & follow for
Follow Me Back Tuesday


Hosted By: Survey Junkie, Little Yaya's,
& Boobies,BabiesAndABlog

This week joining us as our Guest Host is:
Angela from Mommy Time Out


How it Works

1. Add your blog to the list. (NOT your giveaways please!)
2. Grab our button & the link code to post on your blog.
3. Follow all 3 hostesses above, as well as our special weekly co-host(s), then as many other blogs as you would like.
4. After you follow a new blog make sure you leave them a comment letting them know that you are now a follower so that they can follow you back, and please follow others back if they leave you a comment that they follow you.

Friday, December 17, 2010

Cypress Tree

During most of our road trips, we have seen so many cypress tree in the interstate highway or in some of the famous restaurants. I admit, these trees are really pretty and their lush greens are very cool to the eyes. Cypress trees grows well in the USA and they are perfect as memorial trees in cemeteries. Did you know that its dense blue-green leaves are fragrant? If you want to plant one of them, you can even plant it in pots and put it in your patios. Cypress shrubs and trees can be bought at TyTy Nursery and they will offer product replacement guarantee. Make an impression with your landscape, plant some cypress trees!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

Business and Credit Cards

Credit cards are very essential living here in the USA. Thankfully, I have my own credit card and I am starting to build my credit. Just today, I received a mail from my credit card increasing my credit limit. They doubled my credit limit! It is awesome, not because I can shop more but because it means I have a good payment history with them.

Anyway, for business establishments, it is a great deal if they can find a card that has cheaper transaction rates. It is true that accepting credit cards for business transactions can be very handy. For people who just started their businesses, one of the greatest challenge is finding affordable, convenient ways to handle customers' payments. There are plenty of companies that offers this type of services but most of them has a very high charge.

If you are looking for best credit card processing for your business, ACM Merchant is your solution. They offer merchant accounts that will help your business accessible to your clients. Their merchant service solutions offers lower rates and they can set up with the equipment you need to continue processing transactions in an easy, secure way.

Apply today and be assured of a low chargeback.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Luray Caverns

Luray Caverns, originally called Luray Cave, is a large, celebrated commercial cave just west of Luray, Virginia, USA, which has drawn many visitors since its discovery in 1878. It is the most popular cave in Eastern America and an internationally acclaimed destination. The underground cavern system is generously adorned with speleothems (columns, mud flows, stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone, mirrored pools, etc.).

The caverns are perhaps best known for the Great Stalacpipe Organ, a lithophone made from solenoid fired strikers[citation needed] that tap stalactites of various sizes to produce tones similar to those of xylophones, tuning forks, or bells. Its beautiful tones created by this one-of-a-kind instrument, which makes music of concert quality from the surrounding stalactite formations covering more than three acres.


Luray Caverns for more than 130 years, has been renowned as one of the world’s most spectacular natural wonders. A world of magic and majesty that awaits for you to discover.

Saturday, December 11, 2010

Switching to E-cig

I have known a few people who have switched to e-cig. The high price of the tobacco products nowadays prompted many smokers to switch. Ecig is a battery operated device that delivers controlled amounts of vaporized nicotine, which can then be inhaled at your leisure. It is made as the same size and shape as the cigarette you that you can buy everywhere. Ecig resembles the real thing and it comes in different flavors too. You can also buy ecig refill juice if you decide to use Ecig rather than the tobacco product.

Are you ready to switch? Order your e-cig online.

Motorhome

My brother-in-law just moved to a motorhome. It is a lot cheaper than the house he rented. By doing this, he can save from the rent which will be a couple of hundreds every month. I like the idea of living in a motorhome as long as it is located in a nicer neighborhood. Commonly, especially where I live, most motorhomes are kinda trashy. I am glad that my brother-in-law found something that is very classy.

Are you living in a motorhome? I believe that as long as you maintain the cleanliness of a certain motorhome, you can always make it a very suitable place to live in. Remember that if you need motorhome repairs, you need to have it repaired before more damages will happen.

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

FMBT - Dec. 07, 2010

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Follow Me Back Tuesday is hosted by Survey Junkie, Little Yaya's, & Boobies,BabiesAndABlog..

It's a great way to start off your week & get more BF's !!


How it Works
  1. Add your blog to the list. (NOT your giveaways please!)
  2. Grab our button & the link code to post on your blog
  3. Follow all 3 hostesses above, as well as our special weekly co-host(s), then as many other blogs as you would like.
  4. After you follow a new blog make sure you leave them a comment letting them know that you are now a follower so that they can follow you back, and please follow others back if they leave you a comment that they follow you.
So who's our lucky co-host this week? Kelly from Between the Lines. I'm a long time follower & she has some great giveaways going on right now, for those interested. Go show her what FMBT love is all about!

Between the Lines

Friday, December 3, 2010

Fish Building


I find this building quite amusing and interesting. Imagine it feels like you are swallowed by a big fish if you enter this building. I am sure this is worth exploring. Ever wonder where can this be found? This building can be found in Cass County, Minnesota.

Fetal Monitoring

How can I ever forget what a fetal doppler is when my daughter had this on her when she was left in NICU after she was born? My daughter stayed in NICU for almost two months. Those were the hardest days of my life being a mom.

For some who is unfamiliar with this term, a fetal doppler is one type of fetal monitoring. The fetal heart doppler is a non-invasive diagnostic instrument used to detect and measure the fetal heart rate. This instrument is very important and is a must-have to all clinics and hospitals. If you are on the market to buy this and other medical instruments, you should check out Medical Device Depot.

Life Insurance

I used to provide life insurance quotes as part of my job when I was still in the Philippines. It was such a learning experience for me working in a field that is not very popular back home especially in areas where life insurance was never heard of. There are many people in the Philippines that never understand the value of life insurance. Making them aware about its necessity was a job that was difficult to do considering the traditional thinking of most Filipinos.

Anyhow, I did enjoy my job educating people about the importance of life insurance. As for myself, I have had made sure that I have enough insurance coverage so that when something happens to me, my family will be taken cared of.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Ice Cream Cone Building

Twistee Treat is a franchised chain of ice cream restaurants, founded in 1983 in North Fort Myers, Florida. The restaurants are characterized by buildings shaped in the form of soft-serve ice cream cones.


Twistee Treat buildings are 28' tall and 20' wide fiberglass ice cream cones topped with cherries. The design was created by Robert G. Skiller who opened 23 units around Florida, starting with one in North Fort Myers in 1983. The company filed for bankruptcy in early 1990 and a new company was formed in 1996.