Why cypress mulch is bad?

Like most mulches, cypress mulch prevents weeds, helps the ground hold moisture and protects tender roots from temperature extremes. Unfortunately, cypress is a bad choice of mulching material due to the environmental impact of harvesting cypress trees and the detrimental effect the mulch can have on your yard. Cypress mulch is an organic material used […]

Can digital scales be inaccurate?

Electronic scales may suffer malfunction in the circuitry over time that can cause loss of accuracy. Even new scales may become inaccurate in certain conditions especially in extreme temperatures. For this reason, the most accurate scales will have high temperature stability. Digital scales work by using strain gauge to calculate weight. Digital scales are capable […]

What is Herpeticum?

Eczema herpeticum is an infection usually caused by the herpes simplex 1 virus or “oral herpes” – the virus that causes cold sores to appear around and inside the mouth. Eczema herpeticum affects people with atopic dermatitis and other inflammatory skin diseases. As long as eczema herpeticum is treated quickly and with the right antiviral […]

What kind of anode rod should I use?

Aluminum anode rods are best for places with hard water. The aluminum rod will withstand harder water better than a magnesium or zinc rod. Zinc anode rods are designed to eliminate or reduce the sulphur or rotten egg smell present. A Zinc anode rod made from a combination of aluminum and zinc. For harder water […]

Can fruit flies make maggots?

Within 24 to 30 hours, fruit fly eggs hatch into larvae known as maggots. These maggots feed on the fruits within which they were laid. Within one week, maggots burrow through the decaying matter and molt. After five to six days, larvae move to a dry surface and transform into pupae. It is rare but […]

How do you seal a window and door?

The national average cost to repair a window seal is $70-$120. You can seal the glass with silicone glue that stays pliable, moving with the door and the glass. Clean around the perimeter of the glass where it meets the wood with a putty knife. Tap down any loose or exposed brads holding the wood […]

How tall does a False Aralia get?

False aralia is not especially fast-growing and has relatively low nutritional requirements, so will likely only need to be repotted every other year. Full-size plants can reach a height of about five feet, but that’s fairly rare inside. Indoors, False Aralia plants should be kept in an area with bright filtered light, but never in […]

Why does my water smell like sewage?

Quick Facts: The smell of sewage is likely caused by bacteria in your drain producing gases that arise when the faucet is turned on. Hydrogen sulfide is the gas most likely to cause this smell. At 1 PPM it will smell musty, and at 1-2 PPMs it will smell like rotten eggs. Chlorine bleach can […]

Can I use PVC for shower plumbing?

PVC can be used only for drain lines (including indoors, despite what the answer below says). If you want to use it for your tub and shower drain, you can. CPVC can be used for water supply lines, and you can use it for the connection between the shower valve and the shower spout. PVC […]

What are the features of tuple data structure in Python?

Unlike strings that contain only characters, list and tuples can contain any type of objects. Lists and tuples are like arrays. Tuples like strings are immutables. Lists are mutables so they can be extended or reduced at will. A tuple is a data structure that is an immutable, or unchangeable, ordered sequence of elements. Because […]

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