Jan 10, 2017

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Five Tips for Splinter-Free Decking

Splinters can be a painful part of deck ownership, and if you have kids, like to walk around barefoot, or just want to avoid splinters in general, there are multiple things you can do to avoid splinters. Want to avoid the pain of splinters? Take a look at these tips: 1. Install Composite Decking If you’re in the market for a new deck, you can avoid splinters by choosing composite decking. This type of decking is a combination...

Jan 10, 2017

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Five Tips for Splinter-Free Decking

Splinters can be a painful part of deck ownership, and if you have kids, like to walk around barefoot, or just want to avoid splinters in general, there are multiple things you can do to avoid splinters. Want to avoid the pain of splinters? Take a look at these tips: 1. Install Composite Decking If you’re in the market for a new deck, you can avoid splinters by choosing composite decking. This type of decking is a combination...

May 10, 2016

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After The Floods Are Gone: Three Steps To Make Sure Your Deck Is Safe...

Queensland weather can get wet and wild at times, and it is not unusual for the region to experience some flooding. In fact, when looking at the top 10 deadliest floods in Australian history, Queensland holds the dubious honour of taking five of these spots. As a new resident to Queensland, it is important you know how to properly inspect your home after flood waters have receded. After you’ve checked for damage inside, your next inspection point should...

Apr 22, 2016

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Spiral Staircases and Dogs: Tips for Owners Who Want to Help Their Dogs Climb These Stairs...

Dogs and spiral staircases don’t always work together. However, with a few modifications to your stairs and a bit of training for your dog, you can easily help your dog navigate spiral stairs. Here are some tips to keep in mind: 1. Focus on big treads and small risers. If you are installing a new spiral staircase, select one with as wide of treads as possible. The tread is the step itself, and if it is too small,...

Dec 22, 2015

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Air Conditioners During Bushfires: What To Do When The Flames Affect You...

On 7 February 2009, the state of Victoria in Australia experienced its worst ever bushfires on record, with more than 700 fires burning on one day. This year, bushfires will continue to spark up during the hot summer months, and as a resident of Victoria, it is important you have a bushfire action plan in place just in case fires move close by. Even bushfires that are not in your immediate vicinity can cause discomfort to your family...

Sep 29, 2015

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Block Out The Sun: Three Reasons To Choose Plantation Shutters This Summer...

As a home renovator you often time your projects so they are finished right before a particular season begins. With this thought in mind, now is the time to think about how you are going to update your window dressings before summer arrives this year. The right window dressing is attractive, saves you on energy costs, and is low maintenance. Plantation shutters tick all three of these boxes and should be high on your list of possible products...