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3 Things to Consider Before Building a New Home

Building a new home is definitely an exciting experience, but it’s also one of the biggest investments you will likely ever make.  In...

on Mar 19, 2019

Load Restraint Systems: Keeping the Roads Safe

It only takes a quick look at the number of accidents caused by trucks with unsecured loads to realise the importance of load restraint systems....

on Mar 18, 2019

7 Best ways to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Old Large Items

Is unwanted furniture taking up space in your attic? Or maybe you are moving, and the idea of transporting old furniture and appliances sickens...

on Mar 17, 2019

How Inclement Weather Can Affect Your Pool

Only a few months into 2019 and it has been the craziest winter on record for a number of years all across the country.  Heavy weather systems...

on Mar 11, 2019

Furnishing Your New Apartment on a Budget

`Moving into a new apartment is an exciting time. Perhaps it’s the first time you’ll be on your own, or you’re moving into your first place with a...

on Mar 6, 2019

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3 Things to Consider Before Building a New Home

3 Things to Consider Before Building a New Home

by Boris Dzhingarov on Mar 19, 2019

Building a new home is definitely an exciting experience, but it’s also one of the biggest investments you will likely ever make.  In order to ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible and doesn’t end up thousands of dollars over budget, it’s vital that you plan from the start and make focused building decisions that will benefit both you and your hired contractors.  Below are some of the things you should consider before building a new home. 1. Your Lifestyle If you neglect to consider your lifestyle before building a new home, you could end up making costly design mistakes that will cost you a lot more in the future.  As one example, do you host a lot of guests at your house?  If you do, you’ll likely want to ensure you have a guest bedroom for them to stay in.  Also, what about your hobbies and interests?  If you enjoy cooking for others, will you need a specially designed outdoor space where you can cook in the ... Continue reading →

Load Restraint Systems: Keeping the Roads Safe

Load Restraint Systems: Keeping the Roads Safe

by Valerie Muscat on Mar 18, 2019

It only takes a quick look at the number of accidents caused by trucks with unsecured loads to realise the importance of load restraint systems. Large quantities of cargo are transported on our roads on a daily basis. But whether or not these loads are secured is the reason we want to delve deeper into the subject today.   If only drivers realised that it’s their responsibility to ensure no danger whatsoever is caused by this kind of negligence. By simply making use of truck tie down straps, it greatly reduces the risk of incidences involving unrestrained loads.   What Does the Law Say About Load Restraint Systems? Fortunately this isn’t a matter up for debate. There are actually rules and regulations regarding how fleet owners must transport their loads to ensure safer roads. We’ll quickly summarise a couple so you don’t find yourself on the wrong side of the law. Don’ts Carry loads in such a manner that they end up being in direct contact with ... Continue reading →

7 Best ways to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Old Large Items

7 Best ways to Get Rid of Old Furniture and Old Large Items

by Sally Smith on Mar 17, 2019

Is unwanted furniture taking up space in your attic? Or maybe you are moving, and the idea of transporting old furniture and appliances sickens you. Large items in your house take up unnecessary space and make your home disorganised. So how do you dispose of old furniture? Getting rid of them can be tricky. Of course, you can dump them in a landfill and forget about it. However, the idea of throwing away something you once treasured is not appealing. Good news is there are many ways to get rid of your old appliance. You may even make some money in the process.   1. Sell Your Old Furniture Online Online is the best place to find buyers for your unwanted items. All you have to do is post an ad and attach a picture of the item. You can get rid of almost anything on Craigslist, eBay and Facebook. Indicate your asking price and give the features of the furniture. Mention the delivery terms whether the buyer should pick it up, or you will deliver in person. Selling online works but it ... Continue reading →

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How Inclement Weather Can Affect Your Pool

How Inclement Weather Can Affect Your Pool

by Tammy Emineth on Mar 11, 2019

Only a few months into 2019 and it has been the craziest winter on record for a number of years all across the country.  Heavy weather systems can change the quality of your pool water in any season. Check out these different weather scenarios and how it can change the quality of your pool water. Heavy Rainfall Places like Arizona may not get a lot of rainfall, but when they do, it can get pretty heavy. When a significant amount of water falls out of the sky in a short period of time it can change the balance of your pool water. The biggest impact that heavy rain has on pool water is diluting the chemicals even further, making the perfect balance in your pool water non-existent. It is a good idea to check the balance of your pool water after a heavy downpour. Rain water also carries a lot of dirt and bacteria. With the diluted water this can mean weak chlorine as the bacteria attacks it. In places like the Pacific Northwest or even in Florida where rain will dump in just a couple ... Continue reading →

Furnishing Your New Apartment on a Budget

Furnishing Your New Apartment on a Budget

by Guest on Mar 6, 2019

`Moving into a new apartment is an exciting time. Perhaps it’s the first time you’ll be on your own, or you’re moving into your first place with a partner. Whatever the reason, there’s a lot to look forward to. However, moving into a new apartment isn’t always cheap. As you start to gather the things you’ll need for your new apartment. Continue reading →

All You Need to Know About Hot Glue Guns

All You Need to Know About Hot Glue Guns

by Valerie Muscat on Mar 4, 2019

Ask anyone with an interest in arts & crafts projects and they’ll tell you hot glue guns are a must have. Self proclaimed DIYers for home repairs also view them as indispensable units—or at least they should. Continue reading →

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Are Smart Blinds Worth the Cost?

Are Smart Blinds Worth the Cost?

by James Cummings on Mar 1, 2019

Two essential elements of a home are natural lighting and comfort. A home that is well lit and comfortable is the dream of every homeowner no matter the weather conditions, whether it’s scorching sun or full-blown winter. Two essential elements of a home are natural lighting and comfort. A home that is well lit and comfortable is the dream of every homeowner no matter the weather conditions, whether it’s scorching sun or full-blown winter. Continue reading →

How Roofing Companies and Electricians Work to Ensure a Safer Home

How Roofing Companies and Electricians Work to Ensure a Safer Home

by Thierry Vaillancourt on Feb 26, 2019

Your roofing contractor may discover that your old electrical system is not what it used to be. As a homeowner, you can confirm that only some light switches work and cords are falling out of outlets. At times you have to deal with power cuts due to faulty circuit breakers. This is when you realize it is time to rehabilitate your electrical system. Continue reading →

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Roofing Tip - 6 Steps Before Putting a New Roof on a New Jersey Home

by James Cummings on Feb 25, 2019

Roofing Tip - 6 Steps Before Putting a New Roof on a New Jersey Home Changing the roof of your home is one of the best investments you can ever make in your property. Not only will a new roof improve the aesthetic value of your home, it will also boost its market value in the event you decide to sell. If you are in the market for a new roof for your New Jersey home, there are several things you should do to ensure that your roofing project is as smooth and seamless as possible. Here are a few tips to keep in mind before the roofing contractor arrives. Know your roof – Before contracting a New Jersey roofing company, you should have a working knowledge of your roof and what it requires. This will provide you with a firm handle of the size and scope of your roofing project. Also, when you have a clear knowledge of what you are entering into with your roofing project, you are less likely to underestimate the cost of the project, a situation that can turn embarrassing if you run out ... Continue reading →

5 Signs That You’re Not Working with a Genuine Buyer or Seller

by Guest on Feb 24, 2019

Being a real estate agent has its rewards and challenges. As a real estate agent, you enjoy the benefits of being your own boss, combined with the security blanket of having a broker in your corner. Rather than rely on others, your success depends wholly on yourself. Continue reading →

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