Published 11:28 am PDT, Tuesday, April 30, 2019 Leara Deane Leara Deane Image 1 of / 4 Caption Close Image 1 of 4 Leara Deane Leara Deane Sound Off: Which home maintenance items are more important than you might realize? 1 / 4 Back to Gallery A: Keep water away from everything. That might sound extreme but water is an enemy to your house. I am fanatical about keeping my shower dry in my home. I squeegee and towel off the shower walls. I have seen so many showers that look perfectly great, even ones that were remodeled in the past five years. In comes the termite inspector and BAM there is dry rot under the tub, the tile is leaking and we are looking at a minimum $10,000 repair. Make sure that the areas around the bathroom and kitchen sinks are kept dry. Not only can you have water leaking from the faucet and the p-trap but even shampoos and other items stored under … [Read more...] about Sound Off: Which home maintenance items are more important than you might realize?
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Jenna Schuster Tribune News Service Published 7:01 PM EST Jan 17, 2019 There’s a lot of talk these days about the many ways to bring historic homes into the modern era. But if you’ve purchased an older home — or watched enough of the TV shows featuring their renovations — you know that the original features can lend the most charm. Here are some things to consider as you work to maintain the integrity of a vintage home through updates, upgrades and renovations. KNOW WHAT YOU’RE GETTING INTO Historic homes are popular for a reason. They exude charisma and character, and they typically have a lot to offer homeowners looking to personalize a home to make it their own. Of course, there are also other things to consider. Be aware of common issues like lead paint and asbestos in older homes, both of which will need to be addressed before you can safely move in. And also be sure to check the structural integrity of the home’s foundation. Hiring an … [Read more...] about Advisor: Renovate an older home without compromising its charm
Police seize bulk of smuggled wine Police in Ho Chi Minh City’s district 1 yesterday said that they have seized 500 bottles of wine without receipt in a car. While patrolling on Thursday, policemen of the Police Agency on Economic and Corruption Crimes (C46) under the Ministry of Public Security found a Toyota vehicle with red plate travelling in district 1 suspicious; therefore, they stopped the vehicle. Driver Pham Van Viet showed document of the vehicle but not with the red plate. They discovered five containers of Chivas Regel Aged 12 year each container with two bottles of wine; 20 containers of Johorie wine each container with 12 bottles of wine and 20 containers of Kakhia Coffe Liqucur wine each container with 12 bottles of wine. The vehicle was carrying 490 bottles of wine totally. The driver couldn’t show any document relating to the wine. From driver’s statement, police officers raided the warehouses in Thu Duc District, finding 4,220 foreign-made bottles of … [Read more...] about Social News 16/1
Frank L. Williams didn't have bedsores when he left Kenmore Mercy Hospital and entered a nursing home for rehabilitation after a stroke. That fact is established in a document detailing his condition when he entered Safire Rehabilitation of Northtowns in the Town of Tonawanda. Four months later, when he returned to Kenmore Mercy, the 82-year-old retired ironworker had seven bedsores on the lower half of his body. He died 14 days later from cardiac arrest caused by sepsis – an extreme response to infection – according to his death certificate. Hospital records cite infections from bedsores as the most likely cause of the sepsis. "They told me this is the worst case of bedsores they have ever seen from that nursing home," his son, Mark F. Williams Sr., recalled doctors and nurses telling him in the emergency room. "The sores were black. I'd never seen that before. I was shocked. I thought it was the black plague." Williams' case illustrates how vulnerable individuals who … [Read more...] about After nursing home stay, bedsores lead to man’s agonizing death
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