Home Safety Checks to Perform after Buying a New Home

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Moving into your new home is one of the most exciting days of your life; this is even truer if it is your first home. However, in all the excitement it is important to take a moment to look at your new home before you settle in and do some basic safety checks. This will ensure you and your family...

International Moving Tips No One Will Tell You!

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You might envy the life your friend enjoys in a foreign land, but do you know the struggle they went through before they finally settled? Moving abroad is akin to starting your life over. It is exciting yet at the same time exhausting - unless you know someone who can offer you practical advice and help. Sadly, only 10 percent...

5 Home Renovations Before You List Your Home

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Homes need constant upkeep to keep them looking amazing, but if your house is at least a few decades old, expect it to show signs of wear and tear. If you’re planning to sell an older home that’s not in perfect condition, you might want to consider making home renovations first to improve its selling price.  However, before you make...

The Benefits Of Getting All Your Building Supplies Under One Roof

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So, you have been given the task of building the wall around the garden and also some upgrades around the property. The customer trusts you and knows that you will do a great job. Now, it’s up to you to figure out what you need and order it. But that’s not so easy, is it, because now you have...

How to Light the Front Exterior of My Home

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They say you only get one chance to make a first impression, so here is your chance to light up your home and create that impression, but not just the interiors, lightening up the exteriors of your home is equally important. Apart from the excellent view of the front light, it also secures your home and wards off intruders, thieves...

5 Reasons to Hire a Professional Staging Service When Selling Your Home

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Home staged for resale - family room, kitchen
Getting ready to sell your home can be a stressful and emotionally charged time. Although you may be looking to upgrade, downsize or relocate there are still so many memories that are attached to any home that you have lived in. Inviting people into your home for viewings once it is on the market can be uncomfortable. How your home...

Protect Your Walls With Waterproof Coatings

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The walls in your commercial or residential property are useful in both aesthetic and practical ways. Indeed, you may not have given the walls in your property much thought, yet they provide a key function and should be maintained to stop them from deteriorating. In addition, to make sure you will enjoy trouble-free walls in the future, then you should...

Essential Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Skip Hire

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If you are carrying out renovations at home or you need a skip for commercial purposes, you’ll need to contact a reputable company who can meet your needs. There are plenty of professional skip hire companies located up and down the country, but some offer better services than others. When hiring an organisation, it is important to ask questions to...

Prevent Losses By Insuring Your Property

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If you have experienced any damage to your property for a variety of reasons, then usually you would be able to claim for any damages on your insurance policy. However, many people do not understand the basics of property damage insurance and whether certain types of problems can be claimed under a particular type of policy. If you are worried...

Best Face Forward – How to Boost the Curb Appeal of Your Property

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Your property is an asset. And while we have emotional ties to the creaky floorboards and dripping tap, it is an asset. Keeping your property curb appeal in check is a great habit to get into, and will set you up for the future sale that could turn you a generous profit. It’s not as easy as just sticking...

Top 5 Things to Look For When Hiring an Electrician

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There are many projects around the house that many folks feel comfortable tackling themselves. There are few household fixes that can’t be solved with a little research and hard work. However, there is always an exception to every rule. When working with anything electrical in your home, you really must ensure that you know what you are doing. Taking on...

Tips on Finding and Building Your Retirement House in Brisbane

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People move from one country to another for varied reasons, and these reasons usually fall under five categories, namely: environmental, economic, cultural, political, and social reasons. A cursory look, for example, at the answers of people who migrated to Brisbane, Australia, would readily reveal that their reasons either fall into one of the above-mentioned categories. First, they’d say that Brisbane...

Pantone Fall 2018 Color Preview

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The Pantone fall 2018 color preview is out! You'll see that the fall trends offer some of the luscious and rich fall hues that you expect. However, you'll also find some unexpected jewel-tones and even a few shades you'd normally see only in the warmer months. Take a look! Pantone Fall 2018 Color Preview Ultra-Violet You'll still see the 2018's top color,...

Maximum Security: Protecting The Sanctity of Your Home

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The doors and windows in our home are just like our eyes: they allow light and air inside, making the place less dreary. Imagine a home without doors and windows. It would feel like you are trapped in an enclosed area, a home without warmth. The design and materials of doors have evolved since its inception, and modern technology has...

What’s Water Hammer and how do I fix it?

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Even if you don’t know what water hammer is you’ll probably have experienced it at some point in your life. In short it is a noise which sounds very much like hammering and it comes from your pipes. The noise is usually heard when you turn off a faucet. When you do this you’re preventing the water from exiting your...

Three Reasons to Buy a House Near a Recreational Lake

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Recreational Lake
Lakeside living is a lifestyle worth dreaming about. The great views aside, it can lower your stress levels, make you happier, and the constant activity will keep you healthier. As spring approaches with mild weather and warm temperatures around the country, there’s no more beautiful time to appreciate living near a lake. Great views When you live near a lake, you...

5 Design Ideas to Enhance Your Home and Kitchen Interior

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Everyone can’t afford to hire an interior designer to visit their home, playing a part in all their design decisions. Some of us actually want to be the one who makes our own interior design decisions, using our own individual style tone and preferences. “We shape our homes and then our homes shape us.” How can we get the inspiration to...

Making Your Home Eco-Friendly in 5 Essential Steps

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Making the world a better place starts at home. If you’re interested in an eco-friendlier lifestyle, the first aspect you need to turn to is undoubtedly your personal environment. And, since your home is the biggest reason for concern when it comes to your carbon footprint and energy waste, you have plenty of possibilities to change things for the...