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How to Keep Cane Toads out of Your Garden

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Cane toads are rapidly spreading across Australia despite the government’s best efforts to stop them.  If you have cane toads in your area, you don’t want them to invade your garden; they are poisonous to pets, kill native species and can cause nasty skin irritation if their toxin comes into contact with your skin.  Here’s how to keep cane toads out of your garden. Toad-proof fencing Cane toads are attracted by water in which they can breed.  If you have a swimming pool or fish pond, you’ll need to...

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3 Things to Do Before Applying Epoxy Paint On Your Wood Floor

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Epoxy is made up of resin and a hardener. The hardener is a catalyst for the chemical reaction that takes place when the two substances are mixed to form a stiff plastic substance that is well known as epoxy paint. Epoxy floors are strong, durable and have the ability to endure a lot of pressure; they can be used in industrial settings. Due to these features, epoxy paint works best for concrete floors, for instance garage floors, which only require normal cleaning prior to coating. Since epoxy floor coats are easy to clean in addition to...

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2 Ways To Help Maintain Your Central Air Conditioning Unit

Posted by on Mar 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most central air conditioning units work for years without needing repair, but it’s also good to consider how to maintain it so that it doesn’t break down sooner than it should. How you use your air conditioning unit and a few other simple steps can help to avoid early repairs and keep it running optimally. Note a few tips here. 1. Clean your home’s ducts regularly The ductwork in your home can easily affect how well your air conditioning works and if you’re putting unnecessary stress on the motor and blower. Your...

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Find A Main Attraction For Your Garden To Make It Stand Out

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When people think of a garden, they have an idea of what to expect. Top on the list is the lush, green grass and then there are the flowers and the meandering walkways to take you around the garden. However, if you want your garden to stand out, you have to step out of your comfort zone and add a final piece that commands attention and defines your garden – a main attraction. There are many ideas you can incorporate for this. Here are some ideas to get you started. Sitting areas A sitting area is the perfect addition to a garden. It lets you...

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4 Security Tips For Preventing A Break-In Through Your Garage

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

An attached garage can sometimes be a favourite entry point for thieves and intruders, as it provides them with cover from the prying eyes of neighbours. A thief might also slip into your garage and steal tools, sporting goods and other expensive items and be gone before you even know someone is on your property. Because of this, it’s good to ensure your garage is as secure as possible. Consider a few tips for preventing break-ins through this area of your home. 1. Ensure your door is in good repair A metal door that is bent or dinged...

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Tips to troubleshooting your clothes dryer for easy repairs

Posted by on Jan 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The clothes dryer is one of the most frequently used home appliances. Therefore, it is easy to understand why it is prone to break down every so often. Most of the problems that affect your clothes dryer can be easily taken of without having to call a technician. It is crucial to understand first how the drier works before you can carry out any repairs. Here is a simple guide to the various components of the machine and common problems that affects these components. The Temperature Control Every dryer has to have a heat source, whether gas or...

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4 Tips For Saving On Major Purchases Around The Home

Posted by on Jan 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you need new furniture, appliances or other major purchases for the home, keep in mind that you don’t always need to purchase items brand new and you also don’t need to settle for poor-quality used items either. There are many ways to save on the major purchases you need for the home; consider a few tips on how to do this. 1. Have furniture restored Very often the furniture you own is in good shape when it comes to the framework, but the cushions and fabric are simply worn down. Wood furniture may also be chipped and dull,...

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3 Benefits that the Installation of Solar Panels Brings into Your Home

Posted by on Jan 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Electrical power is the driving engine of every home. It allows you to iron clothes, cook food, warm bathwater or enjoy entertainment using the many electrical appliances available in your household. However, the ever-soaring costs of power can lead to high energy bills, which can in turn cause the overall costs of domestic management to stay up. To assist you maintain cheap, convenient, and reliable supply of electrical power in your home, you need to seriously consider fitting solar panels. The following points elaborate the benefits of...

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2 Major Factors to Consider Before Buying Commercial Ice Machines

Posted by on Jan 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Commercial ice machines are widely used in several sectors of the economy. There are various types of commercial ice machines available in the market. It may therefore not be very easy for you to know which ice machine is the most ideal for your situation. There are several important factors you should consider before you choose to purchase a commercial ice machine. Here is a brief look at some of the mentioned factors. Installation Requirements Installation is the most important factor you need to consider when choosing between commercial...

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Giving Your Old Bathroom A New Look? Consider Installing Frameless Shower Screens For Added Style

Posted by on Nov 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are renovating your old bathroom and looking for a more modern look, why not consider using frameless shower screens? The following is a brief explanation of what they are, as well as three situations where they work best. Whether or not you need to contract the work out depends on your DIY skill level. About Frameless Shower Screens Like the name implies, these glass screens have no frame and are put together using very little hardware. The tiny hinges are strong, yet unobtrusive.  The door handle, if there is one, is barely...

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