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    Does Massage Therapy Work?

    Massage therapy is a popular treatment method for relieving sore muscles, alleviating tension, and improving circulation. But do these claims hold true? Is massage therapy as good as it’s made out to be? Or is it just a gimmick that won’t help you? I’ve only recently started using massage as a health treatment for my back. I was injured in a hockey accident and it was recommended by my doctor to go get some massage therapy. I found a great sports massage therapists in Newmarket, my home town and it worked wonders for my back. Knowing More About Massage Therapy Massage therapy is a broad term used to describe a…

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    Does Hypnosis Really Work?

    Did you ever think that hypnosis could be the key to your weight loss or muscle-building goals? The first step to losing weight and building muscle is to make a commitment to trying hypnosis and seeing how it works. What is Hypnosis? Hypnosis is often thought of as a treatment for mental disorders, but there is no evidence that it’s effective as a treatment for anything. In fact, the underlying assumption that something must be effective because the public widely accepts it is a logical fallacy. In order to get the most out of hypnotherapy, it is important that you are comfortable with the process. Hypnosis can be a powerful…

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    How To Choose The Right Guitar For You

    Before you buy a guitar, you need to understand what kind of music you want to make. To begin, think about the genre you want to start making. Are you a blues or country fan? How about rock, pop, or jazz? This will help you find the right guitar. Once you have determined your genre, it’s time to start looking for your ideal guitar. One of my first and still favourite guitar is a Godin acoustic guitar made in Canada. It is truly a beautiful guitar and one of my all time fav’s. Here are the following tips to guide you more: Choose a guitar that interests you. If you’re…

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    How to Choose the Best Medical Spa in Your Area

    Have you thought about getting a relaxing facial, a manicure, or a massage at a spa? It’s a great idea–and if you’re thinking about getting a medical treatment at a spa, it’s even more of a great idea! But how do you know the spa you’re considering is good? You can’t just walk into any spa and expect to get services of a good quality. It isn’t very easy. My first (and only) experience with a medical spa is a local one I went to last year.  It is the best medical spa in St. Louis, they are fantastic and offer excellent service.  Choosing a medical spa is an important…

  • Home Improvement

    When You Should Call a Foundation Contractor

    If you have a leaky basement you could solve the problem yourself if you’re handy or you may be better off seeking professional help. It will depend on what exactly the problem is and how complex the work is involved in repairing it. Of course, if you’re not able to pinpoint the source of the leaking water that’s probably an indicator that you should call a waterproofing contractor to find the root of the trouble. If you have small cracks in the foundation you may be able to plug them epoxy. But while this may help stop the water from entering the home it doesn’t solve the underlying problem. We…

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    How Water Can Permeate a Concrete Foundation over Time

    Is water seeping through your concrete foundation?  If left untreated, water can slowly erode your foundation and lead to costly foundation repairs.  Here in Toronto, we respond to several hundred basement waterproofing calls a year.  Some repairs are minor, while others are costly repairs.  Most of the costly foundation repairs we treat could have been prevented, or at least minimized, if proper measures had been taken earlier.  It’s vital to contact an experienced contractor to help.  Here in the Bay Area there are many high quality home renovation contractors you can contact. One of the foundation problems we frequently come across is a slowly eroding foundation due to a prolonged…

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    Plan Kitchen Remodel | HouseLogic Kitchen Remodeling Tips

    Homeowners spend more money on kitchen remodeling than on any other home improvement project. And with good reason: Kitchens are the hub of home life and a source of pride. A significant portion of kitchen remodeling costs may be recovered by the value the project brings to your home. A complete kitchen renovation with a national median cost of $68,000 recovers about 59% of the initial project cost at the home’s resale, according to the “Remodeling Impact Report” from the National Association of REALTORS®. The project gets a big thumbs-up from homeowners, too. Those polled in the report gave their new kitchen a “joy score” of 10 (out of 10!),…

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    Common Tax Mistakes Homeowners Make With Deductions

    As you prepare your tax returns for the last year, be careful not to commit any of these eight common tax mistakes, especially when it comes to the property tax deduction or the mortgage interest deduction. Tax pros say these home-related tax mistakes can cost you money or draw the IRS to your doorstep. Most Popular in Taxes Details can be tricky. Double-check yourself with these tax rules affecting homeowners. #1 Deducting the Wrong Year for Property Taxes You take a tax deduction for property tax in the year you (or the holder of your escrow account) actually paid them. Some taxing authorities work a year behind — that is,…