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5 Ways to Prevent a Termite Invasion

5 Ways to Prevent a Termite Invasion

 It’s a sight many homeowners dread seeing: the long, narrow mud tubes that form when termites have decided to set up shop. This is more than just a bug problem; this is a sign of potentially expensiv ...
How to Replace Broken Roof Tiles

How to Replace Broken Roof Tiles

Drip, drip, drip. The dreaded monotonic leaking of water from a damaged roof can drive anyone nuts. Then comes the sinking realisation of I will have to fix this. While it always best to leave tasks l ...
The Pros and Cons of a Gel Fireplace

The Pros and Cons of a Gel Fireplace

You can’t deny that a fireplace is a luxurious and desirable addition to any house. The problem is, wood-burning fireplaces and gas fireplaces are expensive to run, and also offer a lot of mess and sm ...
Must Haves for the Ultimate Urban Apartment

Must Haves for the Ultimate Urban Apartment

You may see the city lights each night and sleep to the sound of traffic, but you aren’t truly living the urban fairy tale until your apartment is decked out with the right gear. The list below tells ...
Cleaning Tips Your Mom Never Told You

Cleaning Tips Your Mom Never Told You

One thing about our grandmothers is that they knew how to keep their home sparkling before the store shelves were filled with an array of fancy cleaners. Our mothers might not have known some of the t ...
4 Ideas for Creating a Home Office

4 Ideas for Creating a Home Office

If you are in the process of creating a home office, you might be looking for some tips to make your home office space work for your specific needs. Consider these four ideas as you design, plan, and ...
Settling Housemate Disputes

Settling Housemate Disputes

Conflict is inevitable when you share a house or apartment with other people. Therefore, you need a reliable system to settle disputes before they escalate out of control. What are a few ways to settl ...
Kitchen Essentials for the Recent Grad

Kitchen Essentials for the Recent Grad

Graduation is a major achievement and an exciting time in life, but the future can also be very scary for those who aren’t prepared. After making the transition to real life, you’ll quickl ...