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Creating the ideal bathroom for an aging homeowner

Posted by on Feb 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Creating the ideal bathroom for an aging homeowner

While assisted living is an excellent option for elderly Australians who require a little extra help, many elderly people are happier living in their own home for as long as they can. If you’re an aging homeowner, you may be making small changes to your home now to help you maintain your independence and mobility around the home. Bath If you’re unsteady on your feet, having a bath or shower can be a worrisome daily task, with the constant fear of slipping over. This fear is not unfounded, with fall-related injuries being one of the leading causes of death in older Australians. By installing some bath or shower aids in your bathroom, you can restore that sense of security and once again bathe with confidence. Even a simple grab bar in the shower recess or next to the bath...

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Reasons to Invest In Basswood Shutters

Posted by on Feb 19, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Reasons to Invest In Basswood Shutters

Shutters are a popular option for window treatments as they can be used both internally as well as externally. However, since these shutters come in an array of options, homeowners may find the task of selecting one particular type daunting. If you are looking for natural wood shutters for your home, then basswood shutters should be one of your considerations. The wood used for these shutters are characterised by a fine finish, so you can be assured that your wood shutters will have a uniform appearance. Additionally, this type of wood is less susceptible to bleeding or producing too much resin, so you do not have to worry about its finish becoming compromised over time. Here are some of the reasons why you should invest in basswood shutters. Basswood shutters are warp resistant One of the main concerns when...

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4 Notorious Insect Pests You Should Keep Out of Your Flower Garden

Posted by on Feb 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Notorious Insect Pests You Should Keep Out of Your Flower Garden

Flowers are beautiful additions to any home garden. Without proper attention, however, flowers will not flourish. Foes of the home flower garden appear to be as many and as the different species of garden flowers available. Insect pests are not equally destructive; some insect pests usually cause more havoc in flower gardens than others. Home gardeners should continually be able to manage attacks by these insect pests to reduce the extent of damage. Here are some very destructive pests you will should vigilantly look out for if you are to have a fighting chance of keeping your flower garden insect-free all year round. Leafhoppers Leafhoppers are notorious for injecting a plant toxin that may deform flowers. A sure telltale sign that these insects have invaded your flower garden is wilting of leaf tips. You can use insecticidal soap to help you keep leafhopper populations...

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