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Lost in Space review – Netflix’s sci-fi reboot takes a small step into the future

It’s atmospheric, with great John Williams music, but the robot looks like it was made from cardboard boxes and bits of plumbing equipment. The medium has travelled light years in half a century. There is nothing cardboard about the new one – a serious Netflix budget sees to that. The Robinsons, no …
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Horsham mom revolutionizing how women view home repairs

From plumbing to painting, do-it-yourself guru Beth Allen is teaching women not to fear home-improvement projects. She is offering classes at Bucks County Community College and travels to homes, showing women there’s nothing to be afraid of when it comes to tackling routine repairs. Freda Savana @fredasavana Beth Allen believes the journey is just as important as the destination. It’s not that the finished project doesn’t matter, of course. It’s simply that teaching someone how to do something they might have never thought they could do has a lot of value, too. “The crux of what I do is educating,” said Allen, who lives in Horsham with her husband and three children. As a licensed contractor, interior designer, do-it-yourself expert and founder of HIPChicks, she loves empowering women to do their own home improvement jobs. “I love seeing other people get excited about what they can do and have done,” said the 47-year-old Allen. “There’s so many simple, basic things we can do, if someone just shows us how.” Donna Anderson agrees, wholeheartedly. After shelling out $300 to have a garbage disposal bolt tightened, she decided it was time to learn a few things for herself. When she saw an ad for Allen’s 10-hour course at Bucks County Community College, she jumped on it. “This is for me,” she thought. “As a single female, there are two areas where we get ripped off. One is home repairs and the other is auto repairs. We at least need to be able to ask the right questions,” said Anderson, who lives in Doylestown Township. She also attended Allen’s plumbing class at BCCC, to get better acquainted with those skills. “Many women will live alone at some point in their lives,” noted Allen. Learning how to handle repairs and make improvements can save money, time and stress. Allen, who holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing, never really set out to become a home improvement contractor. She opted to be a stay-at-home mom after her kids were born but found she spent her free time changing light fixtures, installing carpeting and re-tiling floors in her own house. Impressed with her work, friends encouraged her to start her own business, so she earned an interior design certificate from Temple University in 2010 and launched HIPChicks (Home Improvement Project Chicks) in 2011. “I’m Irish, tenacious and fiercely independent,” said Allen. “I don’t want anyone to tell me what I can’t do … and I love being creative.” While her first clients were homeowners with plenty of money to spend on redesigning a room, Allen said her “blue-collar upbringing” made her “uncomfortable” in that role. “I knew others wanted and deserved a beautiful home,” she said. Women just needed a little confidence and someone to show them how. “I tell them, don’t be intimidated by a toilet … you’ve gone to college, you’ve raised kids, you’ve given birth, you can do this.” Cindy King-Webb gets it. After she met Allen through a mutual friend, the two agreed to tackle a major wainscoting project at King-Webb’s Conshohocken home. “It was quite a bit of wainscoting,” King-Webb recalled. Allen gave instructions on prepping, then, said King-Webb, she “guided me … she taught me how to use a nail gun and a miter saw. I loved working with her. We had a ball.” The project came out beautifully, said King-Webb, but it was the friendship that was born and the “breaking down of barriers and boundaries” of a woman’s role, that was just as lasting. “It’s a paradigm shifter.”
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Plumbing Fixtures Market Key Trends, Size, Share, Growth, Analysis and forecast upto 2022

Plumbing Fixtures research report is made up of an in depth analysis of current state of the global Plumbing Fixtures market and the factors that will be responsible for the progression in the future. The Key word market report also inspects price, revenue, Shipment, gross profit, interview record, business distribution etc. Additionally, the Plumbing Fixtures market adds the past data and Provides forecast to 2022 This Plumbing Fixtures market report also provides the useful information on the basis of capacity, production, market share, price, revenue, cost, gross, gross margin, growth rat…
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Public Records: Restaurant inspections, April 5-11

MANSFIELD –  The following restaurant inspections with critical violations were conducted by Richland Public Health between April 5 and 11. • Altitude Trampoline Parks of Ohio, 2190 W. Fourth St., Ontario, April 5. TCS foods were not being held at the proper temperature (critical, corrected during inspection). •Church’s Chicken 511, 276 Park Avenue West, Mansfield, April 5, standard and complaint inspection. Person in charge did not ensure their employees are properly trained in food safety (critical). Observed improper use of time as a public health control for up to four hours (critic…
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Planning ahead for a master bathroom project

Along with kitchens, bathrooms have become a popular place for homeowners to renovate. A skilled overhaul can turn a boring bathroom into a gorgeous and inviting space, with a substantial boost in the property’s value that can help recoup the renovation costs. Whether you are fitting a new master bathroom into an existing space or including one as part of new construction, you’ll want to carefully consider the possibilities ahead of time. Doing so will ensure that you will be satisfied with your choices for many years to come. Your project will be constrained by two major factors: your budge…
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Trump Stays on Topic _ Tax Cuts _ for Once

But he also chit-chatted a bit while introducing his guests — a trucker from Nebraska, plumbers from Las Vegas, sign company officials from Arizona … Introducing Richard Kerzetski and John Azchet of Universal Plumbing in Las Vegas, Trump quipped, “Did you do any work in any of my buildings out in …
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 Posted on : April 13, 2018

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