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Feb 02 2016
Comments Off on 3 Window Treatments Perfect for Various Homes

Most homeowners simply depend on fans and air conditioners to keep their house cool and cosy when it gets too hot outside. However, that isn’t your only option. With the right types of window treatments to block off the heat of the sun, you can keep your home cool without turning on appliances. This way, you can save the environment while also saving on electricity costs. Here are some of the most common types of window treatments. Blinds or Curtains Blinds or curtains are the primary types of window treatments as they are very easy...

Jan 16 2016
Comments Off on Suggestions for Your Home-Based Art Studio’s Lighting Setup

For a professional painter or photographer, having a studio within your home has a lot of advantages. You may want to consider having your own in a vacant room or extension of the house. Here are some simple lighting suggestions you can apply in your home studio. White The most popular light ‘colour’ that can easily be found in the local Perth electronics store, the unfiltered light of the fluorescent bulb helps the visual artist translate the unadulterated colour of a subject on paper. This is such a common light fitting in...

Jan 08 2016
Comments Off on Drain Cleaning: When Calling the Pros Becomes a Must

Just how often do you need to call plumbers for drain cleaning services? This is a question you need to answer to before it is too late and you end up with a home flooded with backed up water from your drainage system. While it is true that you do not have to rely on professional cleaning services all the time, it is best you know the times when you should. This way, you can prevent serious problems, such as water damage, caused by indoor flooding from faulty drains. Glover Plumbing shares the instances you need a professional to assist...

Dec 19 2015
Comments Off on The Top 5 Toilet Issues that Keeps You Awake at Night

No one likes a faulty toilet – whether it’s a phantom flush, trickling water, clogs, leaking seals, or a bowl that just won’t drain. Knowing the causes of these common toilet issues will help you determine if you can resolve the issue yourself or if you have to call a plumber for help. Toilet Issue #1: The Dreadful Clog One of the top common toilet issues is clogging. You can use a force cup plunger for minor clogs. Position the plunger in the drain and use brute force to pump. Slowly release the plunger to let some water flow...

Nov 25 2015
Comments Off on It Might be to Your Child’s Advantage to Treat Buck Teeth Early

Having buck teeth, a dental condition in which the front teeth protrude prominently, can be tough on your child, with the negative effects possibly lasting a lifetime. Your child can be the butt of jokes in school or in the neighbourhood. Dental experts also suggest that having prominent front teeth may result to health issues and also increases the risk of damaging the teeth due to accidents. Treating Buck Teeth of Your Child As a concerned parent, it may only be natural for you have this dental problem treated accordingly. Present dental...

Nov 13 2015
Comments Off on Mold Busters: Detecting Growth in Your Apartment

Molds are natural occurrences in decomposing matter. They are made up of microorganisms that eat away at items such as wood. They can weaken parts of the house and even cause sickness in some. They may release invisible spores in the air you might accidentally breathe. People living with asthma or any other respiratory problem may suffer greatly from these attacks. You may not be aware of it, but there could be molds growing right where you leave. Here is how to detect their presence. Understand what they feed on Molds grow in dark places...

Nov 10 2015
Comments Off on Essence of Frameless Glass Balustrades in Home Improvement

For several years, wood and metal have been the most common materials in balustrades. However, glass railings have taken over the market today because of their versatility and unique design. Thus, an increasing number of homeowners are changing their traditional railings to glass balusters. Glass Balustrades Can be Used Anywhere at Home The main advantage of having a glass balustrade is that it can blend with any spot at home. If you place it in the staircase, view deck or outdoor fence, it can fit properly without deviating from the overall...

Oct 26 2015
Comments Off on Garden Maintenance: 4 Tools Every Beautiful Garden Needs

Gardens are always a nice feature to have in a home, but only if you can take good care of it. Your curb appeal will take a massive hit if you fail to keep your landscape in top shape. So, as a homeowner, you have to know how to maintain your very own green space. Then again, knowing is just half the battle. Knowledge aside, you need the right tools to ensure you have the best maintained garden in the block. Here are some essential tools you should have: Sprinkler Perhaps the first thing you have to get when you maintain a garden is a...

Sep 10 2015
Comments Off on What Millenials Should Consider Before Moving Out

The most liberating thing you can do as an adult is to move out of your parental home. It’s pretty much like a baptism by fire — you collect your stuff, cut loose from your parents’ guidance, and enter a world of infinite possibilities. But moving out takes a lot of planning. Before you rent a ute to transport your things to your new home, you may want to consider these factors first: Like it or not, money does matter. So you want to break free — but the question is, can you afford it? Separating from your parents means bidding...

Aug 11 2015
Comments Off on The Dangers of Downy Mildew

Gardeners beware; downy mildew is back, and it’s returning with a vengeance. Welsh horticulturists and biologists have issued a warning over a new strain of the proliferous fungus that is killing off plants in Britain by the droves. The signs One thing that sets the mildew apart from the rest is that it actually grows inside the leaf instead of the usually powdery mildew that can easily be spotted on top of the leaves. In most cases, there is no visible indication that a plant...

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