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Five Tips to Make Sure Your Pet Door Compliments Your Home Security Efforts

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Before adding a pet door to your home, you should make sure that the door doesn’t degrade the safety of your home. There are several tips and ideas that can help you. Take a look at these ideas. 1. Don’t let small doors provide access to door knobs. If you have a small breed of dog, the pet door you use is likely going to be too small for an intruder to pass through. However, you also have to think about limbs. Make sure to position the door in a spot where if an intruder reached through it, he or she could not reach your door...

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How to Add Fun and Function to a Space With Bathroom Accessories

Posted by on Aug 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Your bathroom will always need some accessories, including a soap dispenser, wastebasket, towel rods, and the like. You may not give much thought to these pieces, but if you’re remodeling or just looking to add some style to the space, you should shop carefully. Drab accessories can make the bathroom itself look drab, and you might miss out on some added storage options if you don’t give those pieces some thought, whereas these simple accessories can also add style and make the bathroom look downright fun. Note a few tips when...

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4 Ideal Flooring Materials When Building Your Personal Patio Space

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you’re in the market to build an alfresco patio space, then you need to consider several components, including the flooring materials. You’ll naturally want floor materials that resonate with the existing look of your home, while offering you a comfortable experience underfoot. Your patio floor choices should ideally be weather resistant to avoid buckling or cracking in winters. Here are some ideal flooring materials when working with patio builders to create your personal alfresco space. Concrete Concrete paving on patio...

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3 Brainy Tricks To Transform Your Tiny Guest Bathroom Into A Sprawling Haven

Posted by on Jul 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Ever felt embarrassed with the miniature size of your guest bathroom when you have friends or family staying over? You’re not the only one. With the soaring rates of real estate in Australia, it’s hard finding a big enough bedroom, so a spacious guest bathroom is probably the last thing on your mind. But nifty bathroom renovations can potentially eliminate this space problem for you, especially when you follow these brainy tricks to transform your tiny guest bathroom into a sprawling haven. Choose A Homogenous Colour Tone To...

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Winter Wear | 3 Steps To Pack Your Woollen Sweaters For Storage

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

If you have a small home with minimal storage options, then hiring a self-storage unit may be ideal for seasonal items like summer and winter clothes, blankets and jackets. But when storing any item, you’ll naturally want to pack it in the best way possible to protect it from damage. Follow these steps in your quest to pack your woollen sweaters for storage. Clean Your Woollen Sweaters Before placing your woollen sweaters in the self-storage unit, be sure to wash or dry clean them. Any dirt or dust that remains embedded in the woollen...

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Why Opt for a Roller Door for Your Home’s Garage?

Posted by on Jun 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

A roller door is not just for commercial facilities and warehouses but is a good choice for residential homes as well. A roller door is made in sections or panels, and these fold up on themselves, so the door then sits in a housing unit above the door frame. This is opposed to the door sliding up a set of tracks and resting on the ceiling of the garage. If your garage needs a new door or you’re having a new garage built, note a few reasons why a roller door can be the better choice versus any other type. Less risk of damage Why would a...

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How To Clean and Maintain Your Teak Furniture

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Teak is a tropical hardwood that’s widely used in outdoor furniture because of its extreme durability: it has a natural weather- and rot-resistant quality. Valued for its high resistance, it’s often times used for boat decks, construction, veneer, and patio furniture. Known for its rich golden honey color when it’s new, teak will develop a silver grey patina over time if left alone. If kept regularly cleaned, it’ll stay the golden honey color longer, as cleaning will prevent mold and mildew build-up. Here’s how...

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Why Work With a Removalist for Your Next Move?

Posted by on May 23, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

When planning a move, you may be worried about how to get it done quickly, affordably, and safely. Working with a removalist can often be the best choice for achieving all three, and for making your move as stress-free as possible. If you hadn’t thought about working with a removalist to help you manage your next move, note a few advantages they offer and why they can be a better option than trying to manage everything on your own. 1. Proper packing Each item you own probably needs a certain way of packing in order to protect it. The...

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Getting the Most Out Of Your Retractable Awnings

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Awnings are excellent fixtures to have in your home. They will add an aesthetic appeal to the exterior of your home. Besides the aesthetic value of awnings, they provide a shade for protection against elements. There are different types of awnings that you can choose for your home, including freestanding or stationary awnings and retractable awnings. Retractable awnings are among the best options to choose, which is majorly because of their ability to fold, giving you the ultimate control of a shade. However, in order to enjoy the benefits of...

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BRING ON THE CLOUDS…SOLAR HOT WATER THE WHOLE YEAR ROUND

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off

Solar water heaters offer an environmentally friendly and economically effective alternative to heating water in the home. On cloudy days, though, the average solar panels do not work as efficiently as they do on sunny days and the amount, or temperature, of hot water in your home will be affected. Do not worry about the occasional cloudy day If there is an occasional cloudy day following some sunny days, there will be enough residual solar radiation present in the atmosphere to heat the water in your solar heater. The temperature that the...

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