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Thursday, May 21, 2015

3 Tips for Buying Laminated Plastic

Are you coating wood products, pipe fittings or industrial machinery? Maybe you're just making lanyards for your workplace. Whatever your reasons for seeking out laminated plastic, here are three tips for making sure you only buy the best.

1. Know The Types

Thermoset plastic is strong and durable, offering years of protection thanks to its reinforcement of fiberglass fabric and resin binders. Plastics with heavy urethane coatings have the best protection from the elements. Make sure you do your homework and research the various kinds of laminated plastic before making a purchase decision.

2. Look for Special Features

Would you like your laminate to be fireproof or flame-retardant? Do you need your purchase to be eco-friendly to go with your company's green living initiatives? Do you want your plastic sheets shipped to you pre-cut? If there are any special features or distinctions that matter to you, take care to shop from the brands that can provide them.

3. Consider Air Quality

Many laminated plastics contain volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that can negatively impact indoor air quality. If you don't work in a place with a lot of windows, you'll probably want to find low- or no-VOC plastic options. Contact the manufacturer directly if you aren't sure which products contain VOCs.

Whether you're working in a warehouse or a corporate suite, these are just three tips for buying laminated plastic. Click here to learn more about the industry and your options for purchasing, cutting, ordering and utilizing laminated plastic.

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Beauty 101: Tips for Maintaining Youthful-Looking Skin

Most people can appreciate the beauty of healthy skin. With the proper care, everyone can keep their skin looking great. Here are six tips for maintaining a youthful appearance.

Gently wash face
Due to the fact that facial skin is very delicate, it needs to be washed very gently. When cleansing their face, people should use their hands instead of a washcloth. This will help to prevent the formation of premature wrinkles. By rinsing the face with lukewarm water, the outer layers of the skin will remain protected.

Use high-quality skincare products
It is always a good idea to invest in high-quality skincare products. However, good products do not have to cost a lot of money. The key is to select products that contain gentle ingredients. Some of the ingredients to avoid include alcohol, menthol, synthetic fragrances, and pore-clogging substances such as mineral oil.

Get enough sleep
Research shows that sleep has a direct influence on the condition of a person’s skin. Although experts recommend getting at least eight hours of sleep each night, six hours of quality sleep could be just as effective. Not only do humidifiers help people to sleep soundly, but they also help to keep the skin hydrated.

Do not squeeze pimples
According to a leading cosmetology school, it is not a good idea to pop pimples that have just developed. Squeezing against a skin bump can actually cause it to get infected. Furthermore, the damaged skin may also leave an unsightly scar. Ingredients such as salicylic acid can significantly reduce the size of a pimple without causing any side effects.

Drink Plenty of Water
In order for an individual's skin to stay moisturized, they need to drink enough water. While soda may be tasty, it is certainly not good for the skin. When away from home, keep a bottle of water on standby.

Apply sunscreen
Sunscreen is a must for anyone who plans to be outside for more than 10 minutes. This is especially true during the peak sun hours. All of the exposed skin should be protected with sunscreen. Sunscreen can wear off over time, so active individuals may need to apply an additional layer as the day goes on.

Make it a priority to develop good skincare habits. By taking the necessary precautions, anyone can have skin like a movie star.

Nightswimming At San Fabian Beach

After watching the fight of Pacquiao and Mayweather and was so disgusted with the result, we went to the beach to cool down. We left the house around 4:30 PM and we headed to the nearest beach which is San Fabian. We planned to have a night swimming so we brought with us some clothes and of course some foods. My brother Celso and family and Jhun and wifey went with us. Actually, it was Jhun's idea to go so we went in his truck.

When we reached the beach, there were still a bunch of people there though it was already late afternoon. We looked for a cottage to rent and we already expected that it's pricey now because it's summer season. At first the owner wanted P300 but we haggle of course because it's already late afternoon and so we got the cottage for P200. Right after we took our things to the cottage everybody went to the beach. The water was warm and the sun was already going down. It's the best time to go swimming during this time. Hubby was liking it. Did I tell that he love the beach and prefer it than going to a resort? My niece Vernice was enjoying too.

Then all of a sudden, here comes the rain. So we were swimming in the beach under the rain. It's the first rain in the month of May. It was so relaxing. The warm water soothed my painful knees Gotta have to do this more often. It was already dark when we finally got up and went back to the cottage and ate supper. We were so hungry and so we ate till our bellies got full and heavy, hehe! Then hubby and I went to shower but the rest went back again swimming. When they got tired, they all went to shower. Then we loaded our things in the truck, paid the cottage rent courtesy of hubby and we headed back home.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

Protect Your Home

There will not be a bigger purchase in your life than your home. This is why protecting it should be one of your biggest concerns. Aside from protecting all of your property that you keep in your house, you also need to think about the safety of your family members who also reside inside the house. There are many things you can do to protect your home from burglars, some are much more effective than others. The more effort you put into protecting your home, the less chance there will be of an intruder gaining entry and getting away with your valuables. Here are some examples of dependable home protection methods you should consider using.

Home security monitoring

When you pay for a security system monitoring service, it will allow you to prevent burglaries and many other disasters from damaging your home. Home security monitoring is done by a company that acts as a central hub for a wide variety of business and home security systems. If the monitoring company receives an alert that something bad is happening at your home, they will then notify the police, fire department or emergency services, whichever department is best equipped to handle the specific problem.

Do not tell people you will be out of town

When burglars are looking for a house to break into, they want an easy target. This means that they will try to find a house that does not have any people in it. Social media has become a place that burglars monitor on a regular basis. These burglars are well aware that people are prone to blab about future vacations they will be taking. They will then use this information to determine which homes will be unoccupied on which dates. Therefore, if you do have plans to go out of town for any length of time, you should not mention anything about your plans on any type of Internet forum where strangers could read what you are saying.

Have sufficient lighting on the outside of your home

While home alarms are nice, those only come into play once a burglar has already tried to gain entry to your home. Ideally, you want to prevent a burglar from attempting to break in. One of the best ways to do this is to sufficiently light your home's exterior. Burglars prefer to do their crimes in the dark, so a well-lit home will make them think twice.

Hot Summer

It's summer time here in my native land and it's the hottest summer ever. This morning, hubby drove our van and we went to the market in the next town. He parked the van in the parking area and both of us went to the wet market to buy meat and fish. We bought beef and sliced dorado fish, and one kilo squid. Then we got a dozen eggs and hubby went back to the van with the stuffs we bought while I went to buy some veggies. I went back to the van and hubby's face was turning reddish because of the heat. I told him we have to go to the newly opened grocery store to buy some groceries. It's just a few meters from where we were parked.

It was so cool inside and it felt so good. Hubby and I took the time to shop and bought what we need, mostly groceries, some bread, laundry soap and some fruits. When we checked out, our bill was over 3k. Groceries at "Save More" are higher than the other groceries where we usually go that's why I call it "Spend More" instead. Of course we didn't pay cash, we seldom do. We used plastic money, (debit card) he-he! We took the groceries to the van with one of the baggers pushing the cart. Then we went to eat lunch at the food court. A lot of eateries to choose from. Hubby loved the embutido that I bought there so before we left, I went to buy two rolls of pork embutido. He was all smiles!

Back to the van which was under the sun, it was like we were inside the oven. OMG, it was too hot for me and hubby! He turned the AC on but still the heat was almost unbearable so he turned the AC off and opened the windows instead. The drive back home seemed like forever. I felt so uneasy and hot and weak. It's like I was having a heat stroke. I kept drinking my water and it helped a little. When we reached home, I got out of the van so quick and went inside the house, turned the AC and fans on in our bedroom and drink more water. I felt relieved afterwards. I told hubby, I don't wanna go out again in this hot weather. I'd rather stay home. I wanted to go on vacation but I have to postpone. I wish it's the ber month again.

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