Learn to how to prevent blocked drains at home
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The Homeowner’s Guide to Preventing Blocked Drains

For homeowners, few things are as stressful as a majorly blocked drain. It can cause all kinds of problems, from a nasty smell to a completely flooded room. Yet, you’d be surprised at how casually many of us treat our plumbing systems. We know that there are certain things that …

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10 Serious Property Investment Mistakes to Avoid

For property investors, there’s a lot of focus on cash and capital. It’s all about crunching numbers and working out how much of a profit is guaranteed, after the hard work and tough choices have been made. Much less attention is given to the daunting number of practical tasks and …

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how to find asbestos in the home
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A homeowner’s Guide to Asbestos Safety

If you are a homeowner who owns a home that was built prior to or around the year 1980, then there is a good chance that somewhere in your property, there will be something that contains asbestos. As we all know, asbestos is potentially very dangerous to human health, but …

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How to save money on meals
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Meal Tips for Low Income Families

Getting the right amount of nutrition on a low income may seem next to impossible, but following these tips can help you get to a point of getting enough nutrition. Providing the right nutrition will help your children thrive in school and provide a foundation for healthy living. The tips …

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7 Ways to Add Financial Value to Your Property

The very act of living in a house is an organic, shifting process. Even as we’re making a home our own, we’re also thinking about how to boost its value and whether or not it could fetch a good asking price on the market. This is a natural part of …

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Your Cheat Sheet For The Right Adhesive Tape Around The Home

It might seem like a simple topic but there are actually a few important things to keep in mind when buying adhesive tape. No matter how much you want to wish that good old duct tape is the answer to every problem, the reality is more nuanced than that. So, …

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7 simple ways to protect your home from severe weather conditions

While Australia might not experience the huge amount of insane weather as seen in other places like the United States with their twisters and snowstorms, we do still get thunderstorms and land gales – plus other hazards like strong winds. When your home is exposed to something like a thunderstorm, …

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5 situations where DIY can prove to be more costly

I’m a huge fan of doing it yourself (aka – DIY) but there are some times when it really isn’t better to roll up your sleeves and get stuck in. Sure, they might be few and far between, but they’re certainly out there. It might be a foolish idea to …

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How paying peanuts in real estate fees may get you more than just monkeys in a suit!

Pardon the pun, but do you ever feel as though you would go ape if someone were to monkey you around when you are trying to sell your home? You want to get the best price from the sale of your home, and not just anybody that is dressed in …

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5 WAYS TO CREATE A STRESS-FREE HOME OFFICE

As 2016 rolls in, it’s out with the old and in with the new. If you work from home, now’s the perfect time to do a home office detox, for a productive and stress-free year ahead. Not sure where to start? Here are 5 tips to take on board. Spring …

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