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What Is the Meaning of Time & Materials Estimates in Construction Bids?

When the time comes to jazz up the kitchen with a new look or do solar and energy conservation installations, the homeowner who understands bid language is better equipped to choose a contractor. For instance, when comparing the time charges on competing bids, the difference between the higher- and lower-priced bids might be the inclusion of time for extra items that could make the lower bid more expensive by the time the job is done. If there is anything about any element of a bid that you don’t understand, you should always ask about it. You are entitled to understand everything in a contract before you sign it.

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Toddler Rosacea

Few things are cuter than a rosy-cheeked toddler, but in some cases, those bright red cheeks may be the sign of a more serious underlying condition. Though it’s fairly rare, some toddlers can develop rosacea, a skin disorder more common in older people. Knowing how to recognize and treat this condition can help ensure that your child’s skin problem doesn’t become a major issue.

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Does the Ortho Evra Patch Make You Gain Weight?

Ortho Evra is a transdermal hormonal patch that provides reliable contraception. Like most other hormonal contraceptives, the patch uses a combination of estrogen and progesterone. The patch does deliver a much higher dose of estrogen than most pills available today. As a result, it has a somewhat higher risk of weight gain than other alternatives, according to the Women’s Health Resource website.