4 Signs You Need to Hire a Professional for Asbestos Removal

Home & Garden Blog

Asbestos was long used as a building material in Australia, and if you are working on an older home, you may encounter asbestos. Wondering if you can deal with it yourself or if you should call a professional? Here are some signs you should call in the pros. 1. You Aren't Sure Where the Asbestos Is Asbestos was used in a number of building applications. It can be in old flooring, insulation or other parts of your home.

27 June 2017

4 Reasons Cat Owners Should Consider Motorised Blinds

Home & Garden Blog

If you own a cat or two, you need to think a little harder whenever you make a change to your home. For one thing, cat-owners should give serious thought to installing somfy motorised blinds, and here are just four reasons why. 1. No Dangling Distractions Probably the most compelling reason for cat-owners to use motorised blinds is that there won't be any dangling cords or wires to deal with.

22 June 2017

Why Shade Sails Would Be a Perfect Addition to Your Residence

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Australia is famed for having pleasant weather all year round. The summer months are long whereas winter weather is relatively mild. Nevertheless, having hot weather for most of the year also poses the risk of excessive UV exposure, sunburn, increased cooling bills and more. An easy way of protecting yourself from these drawbacks while still getting the chance to make the most of the warm weather is by investing in shade sails.

21 June 2017

A Few Simple Tips for Choosing Awnings for Your Home

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Awnings are a great way to add some shade to your outdoor patio or deck space, making it more comfortable and inviting. Awnings can also provide protection against water damage around windows and flowerbeds, as they help direct rain away from your home and shrubbery. Decorative awnings are somewhat small and can add a pop of colour and style to a home's windows, without providing protection against rain and summertime sun.

19 June 2017

Carpet Cleaning Mistakes to Avoid in Your Home

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Trying to clean your own home carpeting can be a mistake, as this job is typically more involved than you may realize. If you don't clean the carpets in your home properly, they may wind up becoming downright sticky, with matted fibres and even spots and stains that are more visible after cleaning than before. Note a few common mistakes that many homeowners make when cleaning their own carpets so you can avoid them yourself or determine if it's better to just have a professional do this job for you.

16 June 2017

Important Questions to Ask When Arranging for a Floral Delivery

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Sending flowers to someone is a great gesture any day of the year, but especially for a birthday, anniversary, or other special event. Flowers can also be a good choice for someone who is ill or just home from the hospital or as a thank-you for a favour done. Whatever your reasons for arranging for a floral delivery, note a few important questions to ask of the florist, so you know everything involved and are sure to make the right choice for your recipient.

8 June 2017

Five Tips for Preventing Falls Around Your Skip


If you have a rubbish bin hire at your place of business, you may want to take special precautions to reduce falls around the bin. There are numerous steps you can take. Try these suggestions: 1. Don't Let Rubbish Build Up Around the Skip Talk with your employees about the danger of leaving rubbish around the skip, and post signs on the skip instructing people not to leave bags of rubbish on the ground.

4 June 2017