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The 3 S's For Choosing The Perfect Pool Shade Sail

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Time out in the swimming pool is a lovely way to get out of the summer heat for a while, but it is irritating to get out of the pool between noon and 3.00 pm so that you do not burn during the peak heat of the day. As someone who has decided to have shade sails installed over the pool so that you can swim whenever you want, you are yet to decide on which shade sail works best for your home.…

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Looking to Install a Large Outdoor Kitchen? Consider These Benchtop Materials

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The benefits of an outdoor kitchen are obvious. You can experience the convenience of cooking outside, entertaining guests and enjoying fresh air. To make your kitchen useful, you will need enough benchtop space to prepare food and place other important items. The material you should use for your benchtops will vary from what you would use inside the home. Indeed, outdoor kitchen benchtops need to be durable first, then aesthetics second.…

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Trends to Incorporate In Your Custom Kitchen Design

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Designing a custom kitchen is not for the faint-hearted. Considering that this room is usually touted as the heart of the home, careful planning and meticulous execution need to go to the redesigning of the space if you are going to create a room that is functional, appealing and of immense value to the home. Once you pick out the right places to focus on, the redesign of your kitchen can take as little as a day, but if you have never embarked on a kitchen redesign before, you can be hard-pressed to know where to start.…

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Benefits of Hiring a Removal Company When Relocating

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You are excited about moving to your new home. You will be required to pack your items and move them to your new place. Moving can be a strenuous task because of all the activities that come along with it, such as packing and shifting your belongings. Removal companies help people when they are relocating. If you hire them when you plan to move to your new home, you will eventually notice that you made the best decision.…

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5 Reasons to Use Clothing Racks Instead of Wardrobes in Your Bedroom

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When you’re looking at bedroom storage options for your clothes, your first thought will probably be the traditional wardrobe, but that isn’t the only option. Instead, why not consider using clothing racks to create some open storage? Instead of having your clothes concealed behind the doors of a cupboard, they’re hung right out in the open, just like they would be in a shop. It might sound like an odd idea at first, but here are just five compelling benefits.…

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Advice for Remodelling Your Entire Home

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Nearly every homeowner in Australia has taken on some domestic remodelling project or other, even if they have appointed a contractor to do the actual work for them. This may be manageable enough on a room-by-room basis but what happens if you want to remodel the entire property in one go? People decide that a complete overhaul of the interior design and layout of their home is needed for many different reasons.…

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Paving Options for Your Home's New Patio

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If you are thinking about laying a new patio in your garden or proposing to make a terrace, then there are a huge range of options available to you. Before you head off to your local paving supplier to choose a material, it is worth considering just how the end product will look once it has been installed. After all, most patios and terraces are designed to be long-lasting, so you don’t want to end up regretting your choice of material after only a few months.…

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Should You Add a Sun Sensor to Your Blinds?

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If you installed blinds in your home to help you control the amount of sunlight and heat that gets inside, then you may be happy enough with the results. You’ve already started to notice a difference. When you close the blinds, things do get cooler; open them up again and things get warmer. However, your blinds only help you control temperatures when you open and close them. This limits how useful they can be.…

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2 steps to take to prevent your new cat from damaging your home and garden

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If you have recently acquired a cat, here are some steps you can take to ensure that your new pet doesn’t end up damaging your home and garden.  1. Use mesh to protect your fish pond from your cat If you have a fish pond in your garden, it’s important to be aware of the fact that its contents (i.e. the fish that reside in the water) will probably attract the attention of your new cat, if you allow your pet to wander around outside.…

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How to Send the Right Message With the Right Type of Flower

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Some people think that the typically red-blooded Australian male is only concerned with manly pastimes, sporting activities and a night out with their mates. They may not be known for their sentimentality and may not understand how nice it is to give a romantic gift to their long-term partner. However, you know differently, and with Valentine’s Day fast approaching, you have decided to give the gift of flowers. However, you are certainly not an expert in this area, and don’t want to do the wrong thing, so why should you stick to one specific species of flower to help you send the right message?…

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