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How To Make A Beautiful Tree Stump Cutting Board Without Getting Stumped

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 in Blog, Home & Garden | 0 comments

Tree stump cutting boards will cost you a fortune if you try to buy one online or in a store. However, you can make one yourself for a fraction of the price. They’re so easy to make, you might even want to make some extras to give away as gifts. For this project, you will need: A chainsaw Safety goggles A fallen tree or a tree stump A freezer Beeswax A chisel (optional) A palm sander Sandpaper (80, 120, 150, and 400 grit) Food grade butcher block wax Cutting The Cutting Board Slice Put on work boots and gloves and go to the fallen tree...

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Top residential lock security features

Posted by on Jul 18, 2014 in Blog, Home & Garden | 0 comments

Security and safety are common concerns for homeowners. An emergency locksmith in Sydney is often called to repair locks or allow entry due to lost keys. A lock emergency is one of the top reasons current and potential homeowners consider updating a lockset. Here are a few of the major residential locks available to most consumers. Security Grades Residential locks come in a variety of security grades. Each grade is rated for the type of installation. The most secure entry would be for a front entry door or a service entrance to a home...

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Staying Healthy During A Move

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Blog, Home & Garden | 0 comments

Lost sleep and poor eating habits during a move can be detrimental to your physical and emotional health. These tips will help you stay healthy during your upcoming relocation. Eat Healthy Snacks With all your dishes packed and your refrigerator cleaned out, you might find yourself ordering a lot of pizza in the days ahead. This may satisfy your hunger, but not your nutritional requirements. Keep healthy, non-perishable snacks on hand. Granola bars, power bars, trail mix and nuts are all examples of foods that will fill your stomach, provide...

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Important Tips for Maintaining Your Ducts

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Blog, Home & Garden | 0 comments

The ducts may not be the most glamorous or appreciated part of your house, but they certainly are important. Without air ducts, your air conditioning and heating system would be worthless. Luckily for many homeowners, most duct systems require little effort to maintain. Following these tips will help you keep your ducts functioning for many years to come. Replace Your HVAC System Filters Replace the filters in your HVAC system regularly to prevent pollutants and debris from entering the duct work. Filters in your HVAC system may be found in...

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Tricks to Bring Your Garden to Life

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014 in Blog, Home & Garden | 0 comments

It’s not always easy to balance your local climate and hectic lifestyle with the plants and flowers you’d love to see through your windows every day. When you need a garden that’s affordable and easy to maintain, it’s natural to opt for simple, sparse landscaping and a few pieces of sturdy furniture. But you’re paying for those exterior square feet, too! Treat your garden like any other room in your home, and commit to transforming it into a colourful, relaxing outdoor retreat. Channel the Outback Choosing native...

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5 Common Types of Mulch To Use In Your Garden

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in Blog, Home & Garden | 0 comments

If you’re a beginning gardener, one of the most important things you can do to maintain and grow your garden is to ensure that you’re using mulch. But you may be asking yourself:  what exactly is mulch? Well, mulch is any kind of material that you mix into the soil of your garden to help retain moisture, kill weeds and keep the soil rich with nutrients. So to further your education, here are a five of the most common types of mulch that you can use to benefit your garden. Grass Clippings — Clipped grass is another way...

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Four Reasons To Put A Ducted Vacuum System On Your Wish List

Posted by on Jul 11, 2014 in Blog, Home & Garden | 0 comments

Putting a ducted vacuum system on your household wish list may not be a bad idea. These mechanical marvels are a wise purchase for these four important reasons. What Are Ducted Vacuum Systems? You’re probably familiar with central heating and air conditioning systems. Both use duct work to deliver hot and cold air to the different parts of your home. A ducted vacuum system uses the same principle but the process is reversed. A powerful motor sucks dirt out of your home from various plug-in points that have their own special attachments....

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What Chemicals Are Needed For A Clean Pool?

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Blog, Home & Garden | 0 comments

Anyone who has left dishes out overnight to soak knows what messy concoctions they are capable of waking up to the next morning; multiply that by about a thousand gallons and you quickly realise that an indoor or outdoor pool has the potential to create a hugely unsanitary environment. In addition to cleaning out leaves and bugs, look for chemicals to keep your pool in good condition so you can cool off during an intense Adelaide summer day. There are a few things to really consider when dealing with...

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How Can You Determine Whether Your Insulation Contains Asbestos?

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Blog, Home & Garden | 0 comments

Do you think that your insulation may contain asbestos? It’s very common: many homes contain asbestos, especially those built before the last decade. There are a few ways that you may be able to determine whether the insulation you’re looking at is an asbestos material or not. Look at the Insulation Material You can’t always tell asbestos by sight, but there are certain types of insulation that do not contain asbestos that can be visually recognised. If your insulation appears to be in broken down chunks that are a grey or...

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Tips for Saving Money on Air Conditioning Expenses

Posted by on Jul 10, 2014 in Blog, Home & Garden | 0 comments

With the warmer months, homeowners crank their air conditioners up for indoor comfort. As a result, the cost of running air conditioning in Perth puts an additional price tag on the family budget. However, there are strategies for reducing the cost of staying cool. Adjusting Temperature Settings To cut down on air conditioning expenses, it’s smart to set the thermostat setting as high as possible for indoor comfort. In addition to lowering operation time for the air conditioner, this will lessen the difference between outdoor and indoor...

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