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Keeping family records in a businesslike manner saves time, trouble, money and frustration. This publication provides you with helpful forms.
Families perform the same tasks as businesses-they plan, buy, save and invest-but usually on a smaller scale. That is why keeping family records is just as important as keeping farm or business records.
To reduce heating and cooling cost, builders have used better construction techniques and materials to greatly reduce air leaks into and out of a home. This publication describes reasons to use air-to-air-heat exchangers, technology of exchangers, the cost advantages of installing them and some tips on choosing a heat exchanger that is right for your home.
A sandbag dike must be built properly to prevent or reduce flood damage. This publication will guide you through the process.
For many homeowners the first line of defense against water in the basement is a sump with a pump in it. The sump may be connected to drain tile that drains the footings of the house, under the entire basement, or just the area where the sump is located. Many houses have tiling installed only around a portion of the house. The water that drains into the sump must be removed, and this is accomplished with a sump pump.