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Take Pictures Before you remove any water or make any repairs, fully document the damage for your insurer by taking photos or video. Digital versions are best because they can be stored electronically and easily copied. But, be sure to take the picture with a newspaper showing the date in front of the damage; or, download an app that timestamps the photographs for you. If you start removing water or making repairs before you photograph the damage, you could potentially decrease the extent of your coverage. Protect Your Health Even if the water in your home is clear, it could…

Research has shown that what makes us most happy in life are fond memories, especially when shared in the intimate setting with family and friends. A great way to remember meaningful moments of your life is to write them down to share and cherish them throughout the years; which is why if you’re having a big event, like a wedding, a guestbook is a must. The version of the guestbook recognized by all is simply that: a book. Oftentimes, it’s a nice spiraled notebook with a cover mentioning bride and groom and the date. But of course that’s the tried-and-true…

In an effort to inspire his children to spend more time reading, one Instructables user created an adorable miniature bookshelf. Step 1: Collect Materials Before beginning the project, you will need: 1 Large sheet of 3/4″ plywood (8’x 42″) 10 dowel rods cut to be (1/2″ x 13.5″ ) Fabric (any color) Wood glue Wood putty Sand paper 8 wood screws 2″ Paints Jigsaw Optional: Fabric dye if you want to do tie dye. Step 2: Shelves and Arches Develop and measure the pieces you arch and shelves, and then slice them out of the wood with a jigsaw. Step…