Having pets around the house can be a lot of fun, but it isn't so much fun when accidents happen. Your pet might walk around with muddy paws, have an accident before they reach the litter tray or vomit up their food. When disasters like this strike, don't panic, just follow the easy and eco friendly steps outlined below to quickly remove pet stains from your carpet. Things you will need:
26 April 2016
If you don't have access to central air conditioning in your home, you may struggle when summer arrives and the temperatures heat up. However, there are still ways you can cool off and find some relief. Here are some tips for handling summer heat. Stay Hydrated One of the most important things you need to do is stay hydrated. Make sure everyone in your family, including your pets, has access to water.
26 April 2016
If you're thinking of putting a shed in your garden, one of the first things you'll have to decide upon is whether you want a freestanding shed or a lean-to. Both come with their own advantages and disadvantages, but lean-to sheds usually win out. Here are 5 simple reasons why. 1. Power Any shed can be provided with electricity, whether via a hook-up to the mains or, more rarely, its own generator.
12 April 2016
Oriental rugs are not just functional, but are forms of artwork too. This is why it is not uncommon to find them passed down generations as a family heirloom. However, just as other types of carpets, Persian rugs are not immune to wear and tear over time. The extent of the damage will depend on different factors such as the exposure to foot traffic and how intensive your rug cleaning methods are.
30 March 2016
Modern house design has come a long way in recent years, and many people are no longer content with standard house designs that look almost identical to all the other houses in the suburb. Unfortunately, having a unique, striking, and interesting home built can often mean a big price tag. However, with a bit of ingenuity and the use of features which may not have been used traditionally for house design, you can create a home which holds its own against more expensive designer houses.
19 February 2016
Unless you want to spend hundreds a year to hire a professional lawn mower, chances are you'll need to own a lawn mower yourself. Whether you're looking to buy your first lawn mower or simply upgrade, it can be hard choosing between particular lawn mowers when there are so many types to choose from. When choosing what type of lawn mower to buy, it's best to know what type suits your lawn and mowing habits.
26 January 2016
Urban gardening has raised a lot of concerns. This is mainly due to the close proximity to industrial areas, and the end effect is a dramatic increase in contaminated soils. Additionally, some urban gardening practices such as using processed minerals also boost the probability of soil contamination. But not to worry, you don't have to ditch your garden just because it's in the urban areas. Here are a number of things you can do to ensure that you garden safely and not ingest any contaminants.
26 January 2016
Shade sails are a great idea if you want to protect your outdoor space from UV light and excessive heat during the summer months. Most shade sails are fixed permanently using posts or poles made of either wood or metal. But what's the best medium to choose for your shade sail? Here's a comparison to help you decide. Wooden posts or poles It's important that the posts or poles you choose for your shade sail are strong enough for the job that they are required to do.
15 January 2016
If you are a home owner, there is no doubt that you want to keep your house in pristine condition so that it's the most comfortable place for you and your family to live, and also to retain or even enhance its resale price. One simple but effective thing that you can do in your home is to put layers of tinted film over your glass windows. This saves you from having to replace existing panels of glass with tinted glass, and the result is just as effective.
31 December 2015
While HVAC systems and window air conditioning units can be a lifesaver in the brutally hot summer months, come wintertime, they are all but useless. But to ensure that your system is ready to run that first warm day of spring after the snow and freezing temperatures, there are a few important questions to ask yourself to protect your system from the elements; the most common, whether or not you should cover your air conditioner.
17 December 2015