Cleaning and sealing of awnings are important maintenance activities for homeowners who wish to continue enjoying the benefits of residential awnings. This article provides answers to two questions that the average homeowner may have in relation to the proper maintenance of residential awnings. DIY Or Non-DIY Cleaning? For the average homeowner, cleaning of residential awnings should be a breeze. In a large number of cases, homeowners will need a ladder, a bucket, a cleaning sponge (or cloth) and a chemical cleaning solution.
European wasps have been plaguing Australia since they slipped into the country in the 1970s, and their stings can be painful. Because of that, you don't want them building a nest in your shed. Luckily, there are ways to deter them: 1. Don't store anything sweet in or near your shed. Wasps are drawn to sweet and sticky things, and you should avoid storing anything sweet in your shed. If you have fruit trees and are storing apples or other fruits in your shed, make sure that they all of the fruit is intact.
When you have children in the home, fire prevention is more important than ever before. Many tragic stories of children being caught in house fires are seen on the news every year, but with the right fire prevention products and equipment, a family can be safe even in the worst of scenarios. Note a few products and pieces of equipment you might want to consider if you have children in your home.
Window blinds help thousands of Australian families keep their homes cool, and buyers can now choose from many types and styles. When choosing the right window blinds, most people would focus on colour, style and cost, but safety is also an important consideration. Safety standards in modern blinds are unquestionably high, but if you live in an older property, your window coverings could pose an unexpected hazard. Learn more about the risk of lead exposure in older window blinds, and find out what you need to do if you think your existing window coverings are dangerous.
A swimming pool makes you the envy of your pool-less neighbours when the summer heat really starts to bite, not to mention that it increases the value of your home by up to 30%. However, if you do not keep your pool looking top-notch, it is not going to remain desirable for long. You already know how to keep the water in your pool clear, but what do you do when stains appear?
Our home has been added to over the last few decades in a lot of little ways, with small additions and extensions. We have enough space overall, but the house doesn't flow very all, as we have all of these little rooms, and they are all joined together in funny ways that don't entirely make sense in terms of how we use the house. That's why we are taking out some of the entries and walls and creating living zones and spaces that suit us. This blog is all about how to transform your house from a mismatch of rooms into a modern home.