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Controlling Erosion Around Your Home

Two of the most important things in the natural world are soil and water. In the right balance, they support the plant life that ultimately keeps all plants and animals alive. But when the relationship between these two essential elements is out of balance, erosion can occur. The uncontrolled movement of water across unprotected soil […]

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What To Consider Before Becoming A Property Owner

Owning a property sounds like fun at first, and it can be, but you should know it’s also an important undertaking that comes with a lot of responsibility on your part. It’s a wise idea to sit down and think it through before you fully commit and sign on the dotted line. You may indeed […]

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Top Tech to Store in Your Garage for When You Need it

A good garage should be like a huge extension of your handy toolbox; filled with useful equipment and supplies, carefully organised, so that you can approach any task with the confidence that you have the right tools to do so. Of course, a whole garage can’t just be filled with spare screws and fuses, but […]

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a New Pool

Nearly 10 million homes in America have a pool. In most cases, adding a pool is something a homeowner will do to increase the appeal and value of their residence. Most people fail to realize just how many pool options there are on the market until the time comes to make a purchase. The key […]

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Difference Between Commercial Roofing vs Residential Roofing

Whether you’re a homeowner or a retiree with a commercial property investment, it’s important to know the difference in the types of roofing between the two. Not only are you being pro-active in maintaining your home or business property, but you are also ready to tackle any issues that come up. Commercial property owners can […]

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How to take care of your lawn naturally

A lush green lawn is a thing of beauty. You can sit back and relax, admiring the sight, or you can use it as an entertaining or recreation space, on long summer evenings. Healthy lawns do not just happen though; you need to take care of them. You can learn to look after the grass […]

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6 Ways to Reduce the Costs of Your Rental Property

Profitability for a rental property is a function of two areas: maximizing rental income and minimizing expenses. Rental rates are often out of an investor’s control since they are a function of the market. On the other hand, controlling rental expenses is something that any investor can do to help maximize profits. Often, handling simple […]

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How to Avoid the Dreaded Deep Clean

Spring cleaning has become such an event that most people would rather trap it into a single season so they can relax for the rest of the year. Dusting off the cobwebs of winter makes sense, but putting off major housework until spring is bad news. Chores are not meant to be fun, but the […]

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How Can We Stop Our Land From Being Degraded?

You probably selected your home because you fell in love with it and it suited your needs. You might have needed a larger house for a growing family or a smaller house as your family start to leave home. But the one thing you haven’t thought when buying your home is ‘This will definitely go […]

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How to Clean Vinyl Cladding Effectively

Homeowners take various steps to protect their largest investment, their home. Exterior cladding takes the full force of the weather 24/7 and it needs maintenance. There are lots of different cladding materials including vinyl. It has the ‘look’ of wood without the rot/decay that always accompanies wood cladding.  In spite of the fact that cladding […]

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How to pick the right windows for your property

Whether you are building your own home, or you plan to renovate your existing home, one of the most difficult tasks is choosing the right windows for your property. You will want to have windows fitted that will look nice and let in plenty of light, but you don’t want to end up feeling as […]

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Five ways to make your home a healthier place to live

It may be good to have one of the latest kitchen designs in your home, or a great looking wet room. But, it’s not just the look of your home, that you need to concentrate on. It’s important that you take care of your own health, and that of everyone who lives in your home. […]

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How do you clean up after a flood?

The water has finally gone down, and now you are faced with the enormous task of cleaning up after your house has flooded. It might seem like there is just too much work to handle. Trying to tackle things, one step at a time, can be the way to get through it. Water, dirt, debris, […]

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How to make a small yard seem larger than it is

Not everyone has the advantage of having a large amount of yard space. In fact your entire property may seem like it has very little useable external space however with clever design you’d be surprised how even the smallest of spaces can be augmented for better use and by doing so they will also appear […]

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