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Lead Safety Awareness in Your Home

By Kimberly Martin on 30 May 2014.

Over many years, lead—a naturally-occurring metal found in the Earth—has been used as an ingredient for dozens of household items and products. Common materials like gasoline, paint, pipe soldering, drinking water pipes, vinyl, brass, shingles, and more have all used lead as an ingredient in the past. Because lead is such a durable, useful metal, its widespread use in these items doesn’t come as a surprise. The downfall is lead’s toxicity to human health. That’s why today we’re informing you on the risks of lead in older homes and what you can do to combat it if you think your home is at risk.

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10 Attic Renovation Ideas

By Melody Boggs on 23 May 2014

Your attic space is capable of becoming more than just a storage unit for Christmas lights and insulation. With enough work, you can actually convert this space into another room or story addition while also adding value to your home. Check out some of these successful attic conversions and get some inspiration for your own!

1. A New Sitting Room

via DIYNetwork

via DIYNetwork

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