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    "Eric and his crew did a masterful job of painting the walls to perfection and making sure that our chestnut woodwork was protected. He oversaw the refinishing of our living room and dining room floor that now glows. He fixed all sorts of things that got our beautiful home ready for sale. All of this Eric did with heart!"

    Mark K.
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  • Staying Cool Just Became Easier

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    This summer, I find myself thinking of creative and inexpensive ways to stay cool. Yes I can go with the air conditioning route, but that runs a lot of electricity...which can be costly. Thankfully, LifeHacker has come out with some innovative ways to beat the heat. Take a look:

    Ignore the Temperature
    Heat fatigue might all be in your head. A study tested cyclists in different temperatures and found that the only ones who actually experienced heat fatigue were the ones who knew how hot it was

    Keep Drinks Cooler by Freezing Water in Milk Containers
    When you're bringing cold drinks out to the beach, the pool, the yard, the edge of a hellscape, or any other sunny outdoor area, you want them to actually stay cold

    Hydrate Any Way You Can
    The are a lot of hydration myths—like drinking soda doesn't help you at all or if you feel thirsty you're already dehydrated—and we've busted most of them.

    Read more at LifeHacker

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