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Keeping Your Outdoor Patio Cool With Patio Umbrella

For many of you who own patios, you understand how scorching hot it can be outside during Summer. Your friends and family really enjoy coming over to eat and chat, however; there is one thing missing, an offset patio umbrella. So what if you’re perfectly

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Emergency Plumbing Checklist

There comes a time in everybody’s lives when they have to make a dreaded, panicked call to emergency plumber. You might come home to a burst pipe in your yard, soggy carpets, or water bubbling up from a blocked drain flooding the inside of your

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Choosing the Right Roof Colour to Suit Your Home

Is your roof looking old, dull or faded? Have you been thinking about doing some roof restoration work to give your home a facelift but don’t know where to start? The main issue when repairing and restoring an old or tired looking colorbond or tile

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DIY Possum Removal and Relocation

Possums are native marsupials that have long lived in the Australian wilderness. They prefer to live in areas covered with large vegetation that include dense tree formations. As deforestation and urban sprawl issues continue to be a problem for Australian wildlife, possums have found the

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Improve Your Home By Adding 3 Items To Your Roof

Are you looking for ways to improve the value and comfort of your home as well as reduce your everyday living expenses? All this can be achieved by simply adding three products to the roof of your home. These products are PV solar power, solar

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The Process Of Installing A Skylight On A Metal Roof

Skylights are structures normally constructed on building roofs. Their purpose is to enable natural light, usually the sun, to gain entry inside a given establishment. In Australia, skylights are becoming viable options for many home designs, not only for their aesthetic appeal, but because they

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A Veggie Garden at Home gives more than just Groceries

When it comes to healthy foods, vegetables easily top the list. Still, vegetables and other foods are not immune to the rising prices of basic commodities. Since produce is free to grow if you have the space, it makes sense to start a vegetable garden

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Considering Installing a Solar System?

Installing solar panels at home has loads of benefits for you and the environment. Solar power is renewable energy and it does not release carbon dioxide or any harmful chemicals into the atmosphere. Using this alternative source of energy helps slow down the effects of

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How to Maintain a Pristine Looking Lawn

Aeration is a natural process wherein air gets exchanged between the soil and the atmosphere in the pockets that surround it. In many private lawns, soil is compacted due to being subjected to extensive use. This causes the air exchange to become restricted. Consequently, the

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How to get Rid of Unwanted Critters in Your Home

Whether you live in an apartment or a house, in the city, or the country, at some time you may have unwanted visitors. The humane removal of animals and their babies is often necessary to prevent damage to your property. Wildlife such as possums, birds,

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Reducing Energy Costs with Trees and Shrubs

Trees have often been the subject of poetry, because they evoke pleasant memories. Do you recall relaxing under a willow tree in the backyard? Maybe you remember stringing a hammock between two saplings and whiling away a drowsy summer afternoon with a good book. The