• Troubleshooting Your Split System Air Conditioning Unit

    12 January 2017

    There are many reasons you may want to invest in a split system air conditioning unit. Compared to regular air conditioning units, split air conditioning systems are more economical, energy efficient, versatile, and they offer independence in terms of control of your indoor temperatures. However, these systems may develop some problems and knowing what to do when they happen can help you find solutions early enough. For this reason, here are a few troubleshooting tips for your split system air conditioning unit.

  • Why It's So Important That Your Removalist Is Trade Registered

    6 January 2017

    When you move house, you will need to be sure that the removalists you've organised are a reputable firm. But how can you be sure that your removals firm is a good one and not a scam artist? Here is some helpful advice on how to sort the wheat from the chaff. Ask For Proof That the Removalist Is Insured You should always ask about your removalists' insurance arrangements. A genuine firm should be happy to show you proof that they are fully covered to transport your goods.

  • How to Mow Your Lawn When the Weather Is So Darn Dry

    25 October 2016

    It could be suggested that Australian mowers have to deal with more extreme weather conditions than mowers in other countries. This is particularly true in times of drought. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology officially classifies drought as being when rainfall within a three-month timeframe is in the lowest recorded decile for the region. Drought does not have to be officially declared for your lawn to be affected. Keeping a dry lawn neat and tidy requires a little more effort than when mowing your lawn in more regular weather conditions.

  • Five Tips for Reviving an Old Awning

    9 September 2016

    If you have an old awning that you want to revive, there are numerous things you can do to it. Depending on the condition of your awning, any of these tips may help. Take a look: 1. Clean the awning. If the awning has dirt or grease built up on it, a simple cleaning can work wonders. Detach the awning from its frame, and spread it out on a clean surface like a picnic table or a swept driveway.

  • Home Constructions | 4 Ground Rules To Cement Rock Solid Foundations With Home Builders

    2 October 2014

    There is nothing more rewarding and thrilling than building your first home, but it can also be nerve wrecking. You've got to worry about materials, layout plans, building permits and local council regulations. Home builders are already equipped to handle these processes to build your home as competently as possible. This is a home builder's job, so it's not his first time-–but it's probably yours. Here are a few ground rules to help you cement a rock solid foundation with your home builder.

  • 3 Things You Should Do to Prepare for Upcoming Colder Months

    30 September 2014

    As a homeowner, it is important to make sure that you are doing what you can to be as prepared as possible for the upcoming winter months. By checking out the following three ways you can do just that, you will have no problems. Shut Down the Central Air Unit for the Winter It is vital that you are properly shutting down your central air unit so that you will not have any problems getting it to start again at the beginning of the warmer season.

  • Four Furniture Removal Tips for Your Next Move

    29 September 2014

    When you are planning a move, hiring furniture removalists is usually at the top of your list. You want to make sure your furniture is packed and moved to the new location as safely and quickly as possible. Unfortunately, you may overlook a few things and leave far too much up to the removalists. If you are getting ready for a move, consider these four tips before the removalists arrive.

  • 3 Conditions That Can Irritate Your Sciatic Nerve

    26 September 2014

    If you suffer from sciatic nerve inflammation, or sciatica, you know that the severe pain can be disabling. While sciatica is generally a temporary condition which resolves on its own after a couple weeks, it can sometimes take months to resolve. In addition to this, certain medical conditions can predispose you to repeated attacks of sciatica, which may prevent you from working, driving, sleeping well or even getting out of a chair.

  • Adding Traction and Style to Wooden Stairs with a Carpet Runner

    26 September 2014

    Adding a carpet runner to a staircase is helpful when you have a home full of kids and pets. Wet shoes and paws can make wooden stairs slippery, thus a little dangerous. If you want to add traction to your wooden stairs, as well as a little style, follow these instructions. Step 1: Measure The Length Of the Stairs And Pick Up Your Supplies Measure the length and width of your stairs.

  • Simple Ways to Make Your Bathroom Feel and Look Bigger

    26 September 2014

    If you're living in an apartment or even a terrace or townhouse, having a tiny bathroom can be challenging at the best of times! These simple upgrades can make your bathroom feel much more spacious. 1. Upgrade to a Larger Mirror Mirrors can create the impression that you're in a larger space and they can also improve light and brightness in the room. If your mirror is only small, try replacing it with a bigger one—such as a full-length mirror or a large one that sits above the vanity.