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What should you have in medicine cabinet?

What should you have in medicine cabinet?

Reassess every item in the cupboard. Anything older than 3 months (for liquids) or 12 months (for most tablets) should be thrown away. (Do this in a way that will not expose them to exploring children.) This will eliminate about 80 percent of the contents, and make room for the essentials. It's worth spending a couple of hours revitalizing your medicine cabinet. Here is a list of the essentials: Painkillers and temperature relievers Aspirin (and allied compounds) and paracetamol (and compounds) are the most widely used. Keep some of either type handy. The dose is usually written on the label.…
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How do you treat unfinished furniture?

How do you treat unfinished furniture?

The unfinished furniture that comes in a package of precut timber pieces can be a good buy. It costs less than finished furniture of similar quality, and with a little care, you can finish it superbly in a color or style to suit your decorating scheme. The range of package furniture is extensive - from bookshelves and cupboards to dressing tables, china cabinets, and divans. Many designs are modular, which means you can mix and match units to suit your needs. ASSEMBLY A hammer and screwdriver are the only tools needed. Nails and screws, and sometimes glue, are supplied with…
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