• How to keep teak garden furniture in good condition

    22 September 2014

    Teak is a tropical hardwood and one of the most popular woods used in furniture making. Found mainly in Southeast Asia it has natural elegance, is lightweight and pretty easy to maintain. A-grade, fully machine made teak garden furniture is expensive and if you are purchasing it you will need to know how to maintain and protect it against things such as adverse weather conditions. Cleaning First, and most importantly, you need to regularly clean your teak garden furniture.

  • Has your dog done its toilet business on the carpet? Here's how to clean it up

    22 September 2014

    Sometimes a dog has an accident, whether it's because they're a new puppy that isn't quite house trained yet or you've been out a bit longer than usual and the poor canine couldn't hold it in anymore. You walk through the door and immediately you're faced with a big wet patch of urine or a brown lump on the carpet, or both. You need to begin carpet cleaning immediately in order to clean up the mess, prevent any stains and eliminate the odour before it seeps in and leaves a permanent whiff around the house.

  • Home Roof Restorations | 4 Tips To Consider For Roofing Solutions

    19 September 2014

    Several factors like heat, water, sludge and old age could cause roof damage. You will need to consider roof restoration, depending on the complexity of your issues. Roof restoration jobs effectively address issues plaguing your roof without disrupting its reliability. Choosing the right roofing solution for your home can be complex. Here are a few tips to consider for roofing solutions for your home. Hire Professionals To Evaluate Damage for Roof Restoration

  • How to Fix Holes in Vinyl Windows

    18 September 2014

    The great thing about vinyl windows is that they are so durable. However, in extreme circumstances vinyl can become cracked, chipped or dented. Many people think that repairing such blemishes in vinyl windows is not as easy as it is on wooden windows. However, with the right tools and materials, you can patch vinyl. Preparing the Surface If your vinyl is scratched or roughed up, you need to smooth it out before you patch it.

  • 4 Things To Know About Slashing Contractors

    18 September 2014

    When you own a farm or a house on a large acreage, you may not have the time or the inclination to keep your property maintained to the acceptable standard. In that case, you should think about hiring a slashing contractor to take care of the land on your behalf. To help you understand what they can offer, here are some things to know about slashing contractors. 1. They Can Make Fire Breaks -- Fire breaks are artificially-created breaks in your land that gives you protection against brush fires.

  • New Home Moves | 5 Smart Hacks To Save Space in Small Homes

    18 September 2014

    Perhaps you're due to retire shortly or maybe you just don't need all that extra space-–either way you've decided to downsize and move to a smaller home. Moving to a new home is a test for anyone, especially when you're moving to a completely different style of living. Of course, the best part of smaller houses is smaller bill-–lower electricity, less water and less maintenance work-–good enough reasons for anyone to downsize.

  • The Pros and Cons of Bamboo Wood Blinds

    18 September 2014

    When it comes to window coverings, there is a wide variety out there. Among the different varieties of window treatments are blinds, which offer you a beautiful appearance and the convenience of opening and closing them with ease. Bamboo wood blinds are some of the most popular types of blinds, offering the sleek look of wood but not quite the price of hardwood materials. Here are the different pros and cons of bamboo wood blinds.