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Aluminium Foil In The Residential Garden: 2 Alternative Uses

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Aluminium foil is a common feature in a large number of modern residential kitchens. Aluminium foil is often the "go to person" whenever a homeowner needs to wrap up various food items.  Not known to a large number of homeowners is the fact that aluminium foil can be put to a number of alternative uses in residential garden areas. This article discusses two among the several alternative uses for the benefit of stay-at-home mums who are passionate about gardening.

10 May 2016

3 Simple Repair Tasks You Can Carry Out on Your Horizontal Blinds

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Horizontal blinds have various advantages, one of them being that you can easily regulate the light that comes into your room. They are commonly used in most homes and offices. However, frequent use of these blinds can lead to small technical faults, which you can easily fix if you are handy with your toolkit. Below are some of these faults, and how you can correct them. If you get stuck, don't hesitate to seek professional assistance to avoid any permanent damage.

21 April 2016

What You Need to Know About a Roller Door for Your Home Garage

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A roller door is a good choice for smaller properties, as the door simply folds and rolls up into its overhead housing unit when opening rather than swinging out into the driveway. If you're thinking of choosing a roller door for your home's garage, you may have a few questions about their function and safety, so note some basic information here and then discuss this choice with a garage door contractor.

11 April 2016

Rid Your Bathroom Roller Blinds Of Mould and Mildew

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Their ease of operation and effectiveness as privacy providers makes roller blinds extremely useful in a bathroom setting.  However, the humid environment can cause mould and mildew to form on the fabric, leaving your blinds looking stained and grubby.  Here's how to get rid of mould and mildew from your bathroom roller blinds.  What you'll need soft brush vacuum cleaner with a soft brush hose attachment lemon juice salt chlorine bleach clean cloths fabric freshener How to do it

29 March 2016

How to Maintain Your Fabric Blinds

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Fabric blinds provide a great way to have an affordable window treatment that is easy to install, and provides a beautiful appearance to any room. However, the care instructions are different from wood or vinyl blinds. Here are some helpful tips when it comes to cleaning and maintaining your fabric blinds.  Vacuum the Blinds Regularly With fabric blinds, you will not be able to wash them or dust them like with other blinds but, instead, will use your vacuum.

18 March 2016

Costly Mistakes to Avoid When Building a Deck

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Many people are usually confident about building their own deck. However, more and more people are injured, and others hit with regret, each year due to faults they've made when timber decking. Timber decking can really boost your home's value, but blunders would make your money go down the drain. Mistakes occur for a variety of reasons, ranging from inadequate knowledge to trying to cut corners. So if you're planning on building your own deck, here are some of the most costly mistakes you should avoid.

4 February 2016

Home Additions Parents Should Discuss with Their Home Builder

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You're already excited for your new baby, but now you are facing having a new home built as well. There are so many things to consider and so many choices to make. Your new home builder can make some suggestions that will give you a safe and happy environment for your little one. There are also some options you may want to bring to the home builder. Here are just a few home plan additions that parents like you should consider.

25 January 2016

3 Designs Ideas That Will Make Your Small Bathroom Appear Larger

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Maximising the amount of open space in your bathroom is always a priority, but this is especially true if your bathroom is small to begin with. There are many items that you need to store in your bathroom, including towels and other toiletry supplies. This means that getting your bathroom organised should be at the top of your to-do list. Creating a stylish and functional bathroom comes down to how you design your space.

13 January 2016

Tips When Framing a Bathroom Mirror

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A bathroom mirror is designed to add both style and function to your space. If you are looking to create a more minimalist style to your bathroom that is simple, it might be a good idea to attach your own frame to a plain mirror. A wooden frame can be the ideal option and will allow you to create a very clean look. If the vanity in your bathroom is already made from wood, you can apply a finish to the frame of the mirror that will match.

29 December 2015

Three Important Tasks in Roller Door Maintenance

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The roller door is an advantageous feature to install in residential properties. It is ideal for use with garage spaces, but you can install it in other areas such as storage sheds. The design of roller doors is favourable because it is conveniently lifted up and lowered during operation. This means that minimal extra space is required when opening the door, unlike alternatives like swing and overhead lift alternatives. In addition, most roller doors are made from resilient materials, such as steel, which are durable and strong.

4 December 2015