Why Leaf Blowers are the ‘Devil’s Hairdryers’

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David Dudley coined the phrase “The Devil’s Hair Dryer” when referring to the ubiquitous leaf blower. Now cities like Santa Monica, Palo Alto and Newport Beach are issuing bans on leaf blowers in an effort to reduce noise and air pollution.

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How To Make Coffee While Camping

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You may not be able to take your coffee machine with you to camp. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy your coffee when you are out there camping.

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How to Get Your Jack O Lantern to Last

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Kids are enthusiastic to get their Jack 'o Lantern pumpkins carved long before Halloween. This may result in pretty scary moldy pumpkins by the time trick or treat season rolls around. Here's a couple of tips on how to keep your carved pumpkins looking good for longer.

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5 Ways the Green Initiative is Changing Building

Personal protective workwear and blueprint with some measuring instruments shot directly from above on rustic wood background. The protective workwear includes hard hat, gloves, earmuff, goggles, steel toe shoes, and safety vest. The composition also includes a tape measure and bubble level and a construction blueprint, all items used by construction worker or engineer. Predominant colors: yellow and brown.

With the world and consumers putting a greater emphasis on being environmentally conscious, the construction industry has had to take notice. There’s been a gradual shift to using more environmentally friendly materials and better practices.

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