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Advantages And Disadvantages Of Home Ownership And Home Types, Leona K. Hawks, Tawnee Mccay Apr 2002

Advantages And Disadvantages Of Home Ownership And Home Types, Leona K. Hawks, Tawnee Mccay

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This publication gives the advantages and disadvantages of home ownership. It also gives details on different types of homes that are available today.


Radon, Leona K. Hawks, Andria B. Hansen Jan 2002

Radon, Leona K. Hawks, Andria B. Hansen

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Do You Have Snowblower Safety Tips?, Richard Beard Jan 2002

Do You Have Snowblower Safety Tips?, Richard Beard

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Do You Have Tips For Selecting A Bicycle Helmet?, Karen Biers Jan 2002

Do You Have Tips For Selecting A Bicycle Helmet?, Karen Biers

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Water, Leona K. Hawks, Andria B. Hansen Jan 2002

Water, Leona K. Hawks, Andria B. Hansen

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How Can I Protect My Skin From The Sun?, Louise Young Jan 2002

How Can I Protect My Skin From The Sun?, Louise Young

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Lead, Leona K. Hawks, Andria B. Hansen Jan 2002

Lead, Leona K. Hawks, Andria B. Hansen

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How Can I Address My Child's Fears?, Tom Lee Jan 2001

How Can I Address My Child's Fears?, Tom Lee

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Cleaning, Repairing And Reconditioning Wood Furniture, Carol Williams Jan 2000

Cleaning, Repairing And Reconditioning Wood Furniture, Carol Williams

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Guidelines For Home Storage, Marilyn B. Noyes Jan 1998

Guidelines For Home Storage, Marilyn B. Noyes

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Values help determine the way you live day to day, the way you make decisions in real life situations. When you plan storage, consider the things you think are most important and the needs of the people with whom you live.


Energy Sense, Carmen D. Steggell Ph.D, Leona K. Hawks Jun 1996

Energy Sense, Carmen D. Steggell Ph.D, Leona K. Hawks

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American life-styles use an exceptionally large amount of energy. In the past, energy was an inexpensive resource that was readily available to everyone. However, the cost of energy may now be the largest household expense next to the mortgage. This fact sheet is designed to make consumers aware of practices and resources that are available to improve the energy efficiency of a home.


Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Selection, Use, And Care Of Brushes, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1995

Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Selection, Use, And Care Of Brushes, Leona K. Hawks

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Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Removing The Old Finish, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1995

Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Removing The Old Finish, Leona K. Hawks

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Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Sanding, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1995

Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Sanding, Leona K. Hawks

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Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Removing Spots, Dents, And Surface Imperfections, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1995

Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Removing Spots, Dents, And Surface Imperfections, Leona K. Hawks

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Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Getting Ready, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1995

Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Getting Ready, Leona K. Hawks

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Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Finishing, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1995

Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Finishing, Leona K. Hawks

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Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Repairing, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1995

Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Repairing, Leona K. Hawks

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Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Sealing, Staining, And Filling, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1995

Wood Finishing & Refinishing: Sealing, Staining, And Filling, Leona K. Hawks

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Five Steps To Wardrobe Versatility, Louise Young Jan 1993

Five Steps To Wardrobe Versatility, Louise Young

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Clothes are an essential necessity for all of us. The first thing we do in the morning for school, work, and other activities is get dressed. Getting dressed may be a major frustration if the clothes in our closet don't take care of our lifestyle needs. Mornings can easily begin in turmoil when we can't find the right thing to wear. Our clothing decisions are dependent on our own lifestyle, personality, values, coloring, and body proportions. It is difficult for another person to determine what our individual clothing needs are. To achieve a versatile wardrobe that is suited ...


Upholstery Care, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1992

Upholstery Care, Leona K. Hawks

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After a period of time, the appearance of your upholstered furniture pieces may be dulled by an accumulation of soil which is not readily removed even by frequent vacuuming. When this occurs, it may become necessary to clean your upholstery by using appropriate cleaning products and equipment. This booklet is designed as a guide for the care of upholstered furniture.


Clothing Management: Serger Sense, Louise Young Jan 1992

Clothing Management: Serger Sense, Louise Young

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The serger machine, also known as an overlock, has revolutionized home sewing. They are fast, convenient, andd produce a professional seam. A serger will sew up to 1700 stitches per minute wheras the conventional sewing machine sews form 700 to 1100 stitches per minute. They can stitch, trim and overcast all at the same time. Another plus for sergers is the way they handle all fabrics from difficult to control silks and sheers to easy to handle knits.


Clothing Management: Knit Know How, Louise Young Jan 1992

Clothing Management: Knit Know How, Louise Young

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Knit fabrics have become popular because they arc comfortable, versatile, shed wrinkles, and travel well. Knits, on the whole, arc easy to sew, especially for beginners. Knits can be found in abundance all year long depending on current fashion trends, ranging from stable double suit weight knit to soft supple jerseys. Bulky knits are available for sweaters and jackets, soft fleece and spandex are great for sports and activewear while jerseys and tricot are the choice for lingerie and up-to-date fashions for every scene. The mix and matchable knits have so many faces you could create an entire wardrobe using ...


Care Of Down And Synthetic Sleeping Bags, Leona K. Hawks Sep 1990

Care Of Down And Synthetic Sleeping Bags, Leona K. Hawks

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If your down or synthetic sleeping bag is treated properly, it will give you years of reliable service. If treated improperly, it can easily be ruined by just one small mistake. The following are some general tips concerning the proper use and care of your sleeping bag.


Consumer Fraud And Deceit: Don't Be A Target, Norleen Ackerman Ph.D Sep 1990

Consumer Fraud And Deceit: Don't Be A Target, Norleen Ackerman Ph.D

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American consumers lose an estimated $50 billion per year-almost $700 per household-to fraudulent schemes and deceptive sales practices. While most businesses are honest and fair to consumers, some arc not. It takes two people-a seller and a consumer-to make a deceptive selling scheme work.


Cooktops And Cookware, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1990

Cooktops And Cookware, Leona K. Hawks

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Kitchen Appliances, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1990

Kitchen Appliances, Leona K. Hawks

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Home Designs, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1990

Home Designs, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting A Comfortable Mattress, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting A Comfortable Mattress, Leona K. Hawks

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Selecting Plastic Laminates, Leona K. Hawks Jan 1987

Selecting Plastic Laminates, Leona K. Hawks

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