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The Annual Household Maintenance Checklist

by Greg on May 30, 2016
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Every year that you age, so does your house. No matter how big, sturdy, and strong your property may be, it still needs a lot of love and attention throughout the seasons. This is an important part of making sure that it can give you what you need: a watertight roof, weather resistant walls, and […]

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Top tips for gutter maintenance

by Greg on November 19, 2015
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When there’s a storm, the last thing you want to be thinking is ‘I wonder when the last time I cleaned the gutters was’, because chances are, the second you think that, you’ll see water starting to stream down from the middle of the drains, meaning that your downpipes are probably blocked! To avoid the […]

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Prolonging The Life Of Your Roof

by Greg on August 30, 2015
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There are a variety of factors that will influence the life of your roof and determine how long it will be before you have to replace it. Although some factors such as extreme weather conditions, are outside your control, there are a number of practices that you can adopt to help prolong the life of […]

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Keeping Your House Clean During and After the Party

by Greg on May 10, 2013
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Mother’s day is just around the corner! So if you were thinking about surprising the special Mum in your life with a party but weren’t thrilled with all the cleaning involved, here’s some good advice from Enrico: Playing host to a party can be a very taxing, especially when it’s time to start cleaning up […]

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How To Run A DIY Home – No Tradesmen Needed!

by Greg on May 8, 2013
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If you are interested in do-it-yourself or DIY home maintenance, a little research and some ingenuity are all you need. DIY tips and tricks allow you to handle most of your household needs without having to call on the services of your handy neighbourhood tradesman. Maintaining your home the DIY way can help you save […]

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Your Essential Home Maintenance Toolkit

by Greg on April 5, 2013
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Around the home potential DIY emergencies can appear at any time. Whether it’s a blown fuse or leaking tap, it’s the little problems that can quickly escalate into bigger and much more expensive problems. So make sure you’re prepared for any home maintenance situations with this guide to putting together the essential tool kit… A […]

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What any homeowner or tenant needs to know about trees and powerlines

by Chris Lang on January 11, 2012
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The wild weather lately serves as a good reminder about the precautions we need to take to make our homes and yards safe. With winds as high as 100 km/h, trees that are close to powerlines become a real issue. When trees or branches are touching a live powerline they create a threat to people […]

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5 Tips On Selecting A Good Plumber For Your Home

by Chris Lang on October 9, 2011
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Plumbers are tradespeople who are competent at laying out or repairing anything around your home that is connected with water. They are the people you call in for help when your storm water drain becomes blocked and part of your home becomes flooded, you have a leak in a water pipe or your hot water […]

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