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Tools and Materials

How to Select the Best Extension Commercial Ladders?

Despite the versatility and ingenuity of some of the modern ladders with many hinges, which allow folding into a variety of patterns, most of us would opt for conventional ladders.

Financing

Home Refi With Money Back

If you are considering refinancing your mortgage, you likely have been paying attention to mortgage rates.

Home Security

How Pets Play into Security Systems

Many homeowners today invest in electronic home security systems. Not only do these systems notify the residents in case of a break-in, but also act as a deterrent and reduce the chances of a burglary.

Outdoor Structures

Make the Most of Your Garden Shed

You’ve finished your hoeing, digging and raking, and are ready to return your tools to storage.

Garden Plants

Urban Gardening and Raised Beds

Its a dilemma that all green-thumbed urban dwellers face: how to make use of limited outdoor space to grow a meaningful garden.

Home Interior Design

How Can Contractors Decide the Right Color Scheme for Their Houses?

Contractors are people who help to improve the exterior and interior condition of the house. They might build a new kitchen or create an entirely new house.

Home Safety

Protect Your Investment with Flooding and Temperature Protection

A total and comprehensive household security system does not stop at just making sure that you are secure from intruders and burglars … it can also help to notify you of potential threats via environmental means too.

Heating and Cooling

Programmable Savings with a Wi-Fi Enabled Thermostat

Even though conservation and efficiency efforts have increased as of late, there is still one area that needs adjustment. In terms of wasted energy, the spikes that result from constantly readjusting your thermostat account for a hefty portion of your electricity bill and carbon output.

Garden Maintenance

You Can Trim Your Garden With Pine Needles

If you live where pine trees are in abundance, the needles that naturally fall to the ground can be gathered up and repurposed.

Home Furniture

2-in-1 Dining Rooms that are Both Formal and Functional

A dining room is on most homebuyer’s wish list, but for so many of us, it remains one of the least used rooms in the home. Why is this?

Landscaping

Summer Lawn Care Tips and Tricks

As spring gives way to summer, homeowners will need to do what it takes to keep their lawns looking green and clean.

Landscaping

How to Care For a Newly Planted Tree

Planting a new tree in your yard is half the work. The other half is ensuring that it grows and thrives where you planted it.

Flooring

The Best Vinyl Flooring Cleaning Tips

If you are one of those who don’t like the idea of scrubbing your floors to keep them shiny, you should contemplate the idea of installing vinyl tile floors.

Kitchen and Dining

DIY Accessory Ideas to Brighten Up Your Kitchen

It doesn’t take a complete remodel to give your kitchen a new lease of life. Here are just a few fun projects to inject some colour and style into your home – without having to spend a fortune!

Home Interior

Ultimate Guide on Remodeling Your Home

How people perceive changes in their life is either good or bad. It’s comparable to the British food spread ‘Marmite’ – You either love it or hate it!

Home Structure

7 Home Water Conservation Tips

Water shortages have been felt the world over, offering a frightening glimpse locally on what could happen if we do not manage our water distribution network carefully.

Doors and Windows

What Is UPVC And What Are The Benefits Of UPVC Windows?

UPVC (or Unplasticised Polyvinyl Chloride) is an extremely popular material in building. It is versatile, durable and simple to install.

Landscaping

5 Lawn Sprinkler System Maintenance Tips

It can cost homeowners thousands of dollars to have a lawn sprinkler system installed, with hundreds more spent on repairs when something goes wrong. That, “something goes wrong” can best be avoided by caring for this system on a regular basis.

Yard and Garden

Yard Care: Managing Water Usage

Review your water bill in the warmer months and your eyes may bulge out of your sockets. That’s because you’ve been using hundreds of extra gallons per month to maintain the pool, tend to your garden beds and to maintain the lawn.

Pest Control

Renovation After Termites Have Hit

Termites cause billions of dollars in damage each year and if you live in a home with a present or past termite infestation you could be on the hook for thousands of dollars in repairs on top of the cost of getting rid of the little critters.