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

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 material can cause mildew and mould to form over time. This will damage your woollens, and you may not be able to use them again. Check the label on the back of each sweater to establish whether it can be washed in a machine or...

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

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 roller door have less risk of damage or need less maintenance over the years? One reason is that they don’t put the entire weight of the garage door on the tracks, either...

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How To Clean and Maintain Your Teak Furniture

Posted by on Jun 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Clean and Maintain Your Teak Furniture

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 you can keep your teak clean. Starting With The Least Aggressive Solution Sometimes the simplest solution is the best one. Before trying anything else, sometimes doing a quick wash with mild soap and water is all that’s needed. Other times, a deeper and more aggressive method is called for. You can either buy a store...

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