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In the kitchen

Keep Fruit and Vegetables Fresh for Longer

With everyone trying to keep trips to the shop to a minimum, here's how to keep your fruit and vegetables fresh for longer.



How Safe is Your Cookware?

To assist you with choosing the best cookware, we have prepared a list of materials that are the safest for you and your family.



How to Avoid Appliance Repair Scams

If you don’t want to end up scammed for your appliance repairs, you have to be aware of some of the scams out there.



Appliances that YOU can Repair

With the price of appliances on the increase, and prices due to hike this year, here are few appliances that you can repair with spares and parts you will find locally.



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Not all Stainless Steel is 'Stainless'!

Did you know that not all stainless steel is actually stainless and that some manufacturers claim a product to be 'stainless' steel when it is not.



How Clean is your Fridge?

We always spend a lot of time making sure the hob and oven is clean, but often overlook the greasy filters in the extractor hood.



How Clean is your Fridge?

By the time you read this, Spring should have sprung and we are all getting round to essential cleaning in and around the home - which includes the fridge.



Guide to Buying The Perfect Water Purifier

Here are some things to consider before buying your very own water purifier.



Quick Tip: Give your Dishwasher a regular clean

Many use a dishwasher on a daily basis, but it is also important to sanitize a dishwasher regularly to ensure it is hygienic.



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Using a Dishwasher the right way

Dishwashers have become popular appliances in the kitchen but are you using yours correctly?



How to deal with Fruit Flies

Lately, I have been inundated with fruit flies and I decided to do some research on how to deal with these nuisance pests.



Deal with plumbing emergencies

There are going to be times when something goes wrong with your home plumbing, whether it be a leaky tap, a blocked drain, or a toilet that won't stop running.



How to replace fridge door gasket

The final step in restoring my refrigerator is to replace the door seal, and you can see how easy it is to replace the fridge door gasket in the step-by-step below.



Repair plastic door inserts for fridge

I'm busy revamping my fridge to repair cracked and broken plastic door inserts and crisper bins.



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New look for refrigerator

The door seal on my refrigerator finally gave up, and after looking at the price for a new fridge, I decided to save money by replacing the seal and giving the refrigerator a makeover.



Wines best served chilled

If you've ever drank a less-than-thrilling bottle of vino, its temperature could be the culprit.



Top Tips for using an Air Fryer

The air fryer has become every kitchen's must-have appliance. Here are some top tips for getting the most out of your air fryer.



Organise your Tupperware 

If your Tupperware drawer or cupboard is looking like it got hit by a tornado, time to get organised. 



Uses for Borax in the home

I have had an Not many people are aware of Borax and its many uses in the home. We compiled a list of ways to use Borax, and why you should have at least one box in your pantry.



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Is Our Drinking Water Clean?

I have had an RO Water Purifier installed for the past 6 years. Every year the cartridges are changed. This year, two of the cartridges were loaded with bacteria... Why?



Protect against mildew and mould

During the rainy season, especially in the summer months, mildew and mould love damp, warm spaces. Here's how to ensure your home is mildew and mould free and free from smelly odours.


Keep bacteria at bay

We spend a lot of time in the kitchen, whether we're cooking evening meals, popping a wine cork to relax after a hard day's work, or having friends over for dinner. But there are a few things you may not be doing to ensure your kitchen is a family-friendly zone.


Buying a braai

September is Braai Month, and if you're looking to buy a new braai, here are some tips on choosing the right braai for at home or away.



Clean a hob the eco-friendly way

When you have a toughened glass hob you need to clean without scratching. Here's an eco-friendly cleaner that works on tough grease.



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Microwave myths

A microwave is simple to use, quick - and use far less energy than a standard oven. Yet even with great advances in technology, myths around microwave cooking continue to persist in health-conscious homes.


Keep your food fresh in the heat

Whether your household is considered to be on the higher-end or the lower-end of the income scale in South Africa, you are sure to feel the pinch as the drastic effects of drought have got the food prices shooting through the roof. The last thing you need is food spoilage


Spotlight on World Food Day

Food brings people together, it nurtures and makes people smile. World Food Day is happening on 16 October 2016 and is dedicated to appreciating the value of the food that we have.


It's time to upgrade to energy efficient appliances

Upgrade to energy efficient appliances and save on your monthly bill and reap the benefits of advanced features.



What is baking soda?

I often receive enquiries  asking where to buy, or what is, baking soda. For those that don't know, baking soda is also known as Bicarbonate of Soda, or Bicarb.



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Clean away grime and mineral deposits without chemicals

As we look for greener, more eco-friendly options, cutting out toxic cleaning products is one way to clean your home, and you don't need expensive cleaning products - packed in plastic bottles or refill packs - to do this.


New collection of Elite Ball jars

The elegant and contemporary jars, with their beautiful brushed silver lids and bands, are sold in a 4-pack and are the perfect size for craft projects, or as an ideal gift size for jams and jellies, or for condiments.


Life hacks that make everyday living easier

These days we are all pushed for time, and a few life hacks go a long way towards making everyday living easier.



If in doubt... don't drink the water!

When it comes to clean drinking water, South Africans shouldn't be surprised to find out that drinkable tap water might be a thing of the past.



Safe use of LP gas in the home

The use of LP gas in the home is a popular choice for many as we look for options during power outages and to cut down on the monthly electricity bill.



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How to put out an oil fire in the kitchen

 I am sure there are many homeowners out there who have experienced the fear of putting out an oil fire, but if you haven't here are some tips to ensure you handle the situation.



Pattex Repair Gel / Glue for quick fixes around the home

Pattex have recently launched a new product and I decided to put it to the test. Pattex Repair Gel and Glue are suitable for use indoor and outdoors, since both products are waterproof once cured.


Make your own eco-friendly home cleaning products

With so many people putting eco-friendly or homemade cleaners and polishes to the test, the recipes for homemade household products have evolved to be more efficient and less affordable.


Fix a stove top or hob burner plate that doesn't work

Years or use and neglect mean layers and layers of grease and chances are the one or more of the hob plates don't work. Replacing a broken hob plate isn't difficult and you can buy appliance spares for a wide range of stove models.


Repair chipped crockery or ceramics

Today epoxy glue and putty make fixing chipped or broken crockery and ceramics simple. You can repair a treasured cracked vase, or restore grannies old tea set and put them back into use without anyone even knowing they were damaged.


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Maintain a gas braai for your safety

If you haven't yet fired up the gas braai, before you do here are some maintenance tips you should perform on a regular basis before lighting that flame. A seasonal maintenance check of your gas grill is essential for ensuring the safety of your family and your home.


Refresh a home the eco-friendly way

Pop on your apron, tie your hair up and grab a few eco-friendly cleaning essentials to give your home a complete spring makeover from top to bottom. Here are some spring cleaning hints and tips to get you started...


How clean are your cleaning products?

With its slogan that it kills up to 99.9% of household germs, the Brit -produced product was declared unsafe for use after SA's National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications performed testing and found the brand wasn't living up to it's promises.


Clean the dirtiest microwave with easy

Toss out those toxic cleaners and use natural products to clean a microwave. All you need is a jug or bowl of water, lemons or concentrated lemon juice and a cloth to refresh and clean a really grubby microwave.


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Care and cleaning tips for stainless steel surfaces

As one of the most resilient materials for household use, stainless steel is a practical finish for many surfaces and appliances.



Using natural cleaning products

Here are some home cleaning tips that show how natural cleaning products really do work and they won't harm your health or your family in the process.



Defrost a fridge... fast

I have a frost-free fridge-freezer combination. You did notice that I said frost-free right? At least twice a year I have to remove big chunks of ice from the back of the fridge, so how is that frost-free?


Keep knives sharp

One of the best ways to sharpen your knife is to use a whetstone – it takes a little time and patience but, once you’ve mastered it, you’ll never have to battle again with a blunt knife.



Light my fire

This article is for all the single women out there who want to avoid the embarrassment of being completely oblivious on how to light up a braai or having to ask someone for help.



Repair a tumble drier

My tumble dryer is one of the oldest appliances I own, and while I do need to replace it with a more energy efficient model, I simply cannot afford it at the moment.



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Fridge repairs

Here are some simple fixes for the four most common refrigerator problems: an ice-maker breakdown, water leaking onto the floor, a cooling failure and too much noise.



Energy-efficient appliances

With all the appliances and cleaning products touting their eco-friendly reputation these days, how do you know which ones are legit?



Ants taking over?

Every morning I wake up to a kitchen sink that is covered in an army of ants. When trying to get rid of ants, it’s helpful to first have a basic understanding how ants live and thrive:



Need more kitchen space?

For many families, the kitchen is the busiest room in the house. Even though kitchens are a hub for conversation and great food, they can also become a black hole for household clutter.



Home remedies

You don't always need to use harmful chemicals in the home to sort out odours, stains and other problems. There are plenty of home remedy solutions.



Natural cleaners

By using all-natural substances to clean your home you can have a healthier home and a healthier family and many of the natural home cleaning methods mentioned here are significantly cheaper than manufactured cleaners, saving you money as well.


Philips AirFryer - healthy chips without the oil

The new Philips AirFryer is a revolution in home cooking that doesn’t require oil in the cooking process, allowing you to fry a variety of tasty meals which are simple, healthy and fast.



6 Costly Appliances that Should be Chosen Carefully

Every home has costly appliances which need that great attention while buying them. We list some of the things you need to consider prior to buying them.



9 Eco-Friendly Cleaning Products and Methods You Can Use Today

Here is a list of eco-friendly cleaning products and methods that Mother Nature will thank you for.



How To Start Brewing Your Own Kombucha

Kombucha is a drink that has been sweeping the Western world for some time now despite being drank for a long time in Asia.



Ways to Organize and Store your Spices

In this article, we look at smart ways to organize and store your spices



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In the laundry

stain removal tips


Is it Safe to Install a Tumble Dryer in a Garage or Shed?

I have quite a few friends who don't have space in the kitchen to install their tumble dryer and it ends up in the garage - or outdoors, but is this good?



Where Do Missing Socks Go?

I'm sure everyone has lost at least one sock in the laundry, but where do all the missing socks go?



Quick Tip: Save Time when Ironing!

This clever little trick will save you time when working through piles of laundry.





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How to keep your Towels Feeling Soft and Fluffy

When you spend a fortune on expensive towels and bath sheets you want them to at least last for a couple of years, so here's how...



A Tumble Dryer does more than you think!

When confined to the garage, laundry or under the counter in your kitchen, you might not realise that your tumble dryer does more than you think!



Tips and Tricks on Your Laundry Day

After interviewing housekeeping experts, we have some quick tips to speeding up and making things easier on your laundry day.



4 Steps to a fresh washing machine

It might clean your dirty laundry, but a washing machine can be quite smelly. Here's how to keep your washing machine fresh and remove smelly odours.



When to replace your Bed Pillows

Thinking about what might be hiding in your bed pillows will make you want to buy new ones more often!




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Quick Tip: Put Tennis Balls in your Tumble Dryer

For freshly fluffed-up laundry, add a tennis ball or two to your tumble dryer.



Ironing 101

Ironing is crucial for your nicer clothes and the following guide will tell you everything you need to know about ironing 101.



Quick Tip: Dry Laundry Faster

With rainy days ahead and cold days just around the corner, we have some quick tips for drying laundry.



Laundry: The basics

When moving into your own home, one of the tasks you will do on a regular basis is laundry. We gathered some helpful tips to make laundry day easier.



Quick Tip: Washing Powder

Most washing powders include a free scoop for dosing the washing powder into the machine, but how many of you simply fill it up for every load?



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Laundry mistakes to avoid

It's so easy to make simple mistakes when doing laundry. Here are a few mistakes to avoid to ensure your laundry days are hassle free.



It's time to upgrade to energy efficient appliances

Upgrade to energy efficient appliances and save on your monthly bill and reap the benefits of advanced features.



What is baking soda?

I often receive enquiries  asking where to buy, or what is, baking soda. For those that don't know, baking soda is also known as Bicarbonate of Soda, or Bicarb.



DIY t-shirt folder

If you're a fan of Big Bang Theory you may have seen Sheldon use this t-shirt folder during the show. It looked simple enough to make, and with a bit of prodding from an avid reader I decided to make one!


Laundry tips for the modern home executive

Here are some tips for time- and energy-savings tips for the cleanest laundry and that might even save you money.



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Get rid of mould or mildew

Mould around bathtubs and in showers is a problem area and the appearance of mould should be taken as an indication of poor air circulation through these areas. If you make it a habit to open windows and doors regularly, this will greatly reduce the possibility of mould growth.


How to care for vintage linen

Vintage linens are an essential accessories when decorating a home in vintage style. These fabrics were considered durable and of high quality for items such as table linens, bed linens and decorative items. You will also come across vintage pieces made of woven cotton.


Change to cloth nappies

Disposable nappies can drain a family's monthly budget, forcing them to spend a fortune each week on disposable nappies. With cloth nappies, a family only spends a few hundred Rands upfront and is set for their baby's entire diapering years.


Keeps towels fluffy

Buying towels is not something you want to have to do every few months. Quality towels should last years, standing up to the rigors of regular use. But how do you keep them fluffy and fresh?


Fresh smelling laundry

Smelly laundry -- usually caused by a build-up of bacteria and mould -- may leave you wanting to throw away your towels and clothes. But there are solutions! Here's how to make your laundry smell good again.


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Keep whites white

White is the perfect summer colour, but keeping whites white is another story. If you're like me and have a tendency to attract dirt, you need to know some insider secrets.



Static-free laundry

With winter well on it's way more clothes will be going into the tumble dryer. Did you know you can get static-free clothes with a few household items you can easily find in your own home ... some tennis balls.


Time to update your appliances?

If your washing machine is over 10 years old, it's time to update your appliances to save energy, water and detergents.



Repair a washing machine

My washing machine recently started making a loud knocking noise. Having previously repaired a washing machine I decided to see what I could do before taking any drastic steps to call someone in.


Maintain a tumble dryer

Did you know that a tumble dryer should have a venting system fitted so that moist air is not circulated into the home?



Clean up a dirty hob

No matter how hard you try, you always end up with spills on a glass hob. Cleanup is easy if you follow a few simple steps.



Here's How You Should Really Be Doing Your Laundry

Laundry experts note that you might have been doing laundry wrong all along and we offer some tips on how you should really be doing your laundry.



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In the bathroom

Handle minor plumbing emergencies

You don't need to call in a plumber for every minor emergency and we offer a few helpful tips for plumbing problems you can fix yourself and save money.



What is baking soda?

I often receive enquiries  asking where to buy, or what is, baking soda. For those that don't know, baking soda is also known as Bicarbonate of Soda, or Bicarb.



Clean away grime and mineral deposits without chemicals

As we look for greener, more eco-friendly options, cutting out toxic cleaning products is one way to clean your home, and you don't need expensive cleaning products - packed in plastic bottles or refill packs - to do this.


Life hacks that make everyday living easier

These days we are all pushed for time, and a few life hacks go a long way towards making everyday living easier.



Natural air freshener for a bathroom

 I have been making my own natural air freshener for the bathroom for the past couple of years and I know I have saved myself a bundle in the process.



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Using natural cleaning products

Here are some home cleaning tips that show how natural cleaning products really do work and they won't harm your health or your family in the process.



Clean glass shower doors, taps and more...

Keeping glass shower doors clean can be a lifelong mission, especially in a home where the shower is used frequently.



Get rid of mould or mildew

If you make it a habit to open windows and doors regularly, this will greatly reduce the possibility of mould growth.



Make your own bath bombs

Bath bombs, or bath fizzies as they are also known, are inexpensive gifts to make and when wrapped in a beautiful box, are the perfect gift for Christmas, Mother's Day and birthdays.



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Remove ugly stains from toilets

I receive plenty of enquiries from readers who have a problem with stains in their toilet or old porcelain tubs and hand basins. Mostly caused by hard water and metals, these stains are impossible to remove with supermarket-bought cleaners.


Control mildew

How you tackle mildew depends on how much you have and how long it’s been there. You don't have to resort to chemical cleaners or products.



Not hot water?

The most common explanation for lack of hot water is due to the geyser being emptied, but there's more to investigate...



Repair chips

Repairing chips and gouges in a porcelain or enamelled bath or basin is fairly easy if you have the right materials.



Get rid of soap scum

There's nothing fun about spending a day scrubbing your shower, but there is a way to prevent soap scum. Here are some easy ways to stop soap scum stains from taking over your tub!


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Get rid of mould

Over the years I have found three natural ingredients that kill mould: Tea tree oil (an essential oil found in most health food stores), grapefruit seed extract and vinegar. There are pros and cons of each, but all three work. Vinegar is by far the cheapest.


Know your plumbing

Unless you can afford to fork out every time something goes wrong in your home, it pays to know a few plumbing basics just in case.



Remove stubborn stains

The right product and technique can cut cleaning time by 30 percent. We'll show you how to remove tough stains in toilets, sinks and showers. We'll also show you the easiest ways to remove rust, lime and scum.


Keep mould at bay

Mould in the bathroom is definitely a no no. Depending on the severity of the mould problem there are ways to get rid of it without resorting to toxic and harsh substances.



In the home

Ban Fish Moths or Silverfish from your Cupboards

Fish moths, also known as Silverfish, can wreak havoc with your clothing, leaving small holes in winter woollies and your favourite clothes faster than a hoard of moths.



What’s the Best Way to Keep Your Home Smelling Fresh?

Whether you buy an air filter or ionizer, one of the most important things to keep in mind is that you need to eliminate foul odors in the home at the source if you want your air purifier to do its job as effectively as it can.


Ways to Uplift Your Mood if you're feeling down

Being in lockdown and having to physically distance yourself from friends and family, plus the uncertainty of what's to come, have many feeling down. But there are activities that can lift your mood.



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Lockdown - Clean your Home one Room a Day!

The nationwide lockdown has forced us all to stay at home, but let's make the most of the time to do something... even if it's cleaning the house one room at a time!



A clean home inside and outside

The most significant benefits of living in a clean house may include some of the items listed in this article.



Simple Ways To Store Knitting Supplies

We offer 6 easy tips to stop chaos from unraveling while you work on your latest knitting project.



6 Steps to a Mosquito-Proofed Home

Apart from covering yourself while sleeping, here are proven methods you can utilize to create a mosquito-proofed home.



How to Get More of Your Chores Done

With dust gathering on the shelves, dirty dishes left soaking in the sink and a stack of ironing piling up on the back of the chair, just how do you get more of your chores done when you lead a busy life?



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Best Way to Store Seasonal Bed Linens

As the season's change, so does the need to pack away and take out seasonal bed linens and this article looks at how to keep your seasonal bed linens fresh.



Reinventing Your Space: Easy Garage Organization Tips

In this article, we offer a few tips to reinvent your garage space and it’s quite easy, really.



Quick Tip: How to Fix a Noisy Ceiling Fan

Ceiling fans are a great addition to any room that tends to get overly hot during the day, but they do need a little maintenance and cleaning now and again.



Should you change the locks of your new home?

When you move into a new home, there’s lots to remember, but most importantly, you should change all the locks in the property.



The Power's Out - What Now?

Load shedding is here to stay, at least for the next year and a bit, so are you prepared for when the lights go out?



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3 Ways to Improve your home security

In this post, we discuss some of the ways one needs to enhance the security of their homes.



Simple Tips to Make your Cooling Fan More Effective

Before you buy an expensive cooling fan, it is important to know that there are a few tips and tricks you can use to make what you have more effective.



There are some smells in a home that you should not ignore

We've all experienced smelly situations from time to time, whether it's a bag of rubbish left too long, hardboiled eggs in the fridge or pet smells. But there are some smells that should never be ignored.


4 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Vacation

Whether away for a few days or a few weeks, you need to take steps to prepare your home and make sure everything will be in good shape when you return.



7 Questions to Ask to Avoid Hiring the Wrong Company?

Home cleaning specialist points out that before you hire a cleaning company you should ask some questions.



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Quick Tips: Cleaning Up After Children

We love our kids, but sometimes they can be little terrors that need lots of cleaning up after, so we've compiled some quick tips to keep your home clean.



10 Reasons Why You Should Have Electric Heaters Inside Your Room

Let’s get warmed up with the top 10 advantages of electric heaters.




Jik keeps a home Hygienically Clean and More...

Over the years, we have come to trust Jik or household bleach to keep our homes hygienically clean, but there are more ways to use Jik that you might not know about.



Get the most out of your Vacuum Cleaner

You may think that there isn't much to talk about when it comes to vacuum cleaners, but with all the different models on the market - this couldn't be further from the truth!



Get your Home Ready for 2020

While many tend to wait until Spring to give their home a top-to-bottom cleaning, I also like to give a thorough cleaning in preparation for a new year.



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9 Ways To Save Your Home From Mosquitoes

Here is a list of mosquito repellants that are a safe and effective way to keep them away from your home.



House Cleaning Tips From The Pros

To help you with your cleaning chores, we've got some great tips from the pros.



Keep Your Home Cool When The Temperature Soars

Many areas are experiencing a brief respite from the heat waves around the country and we look at how you can stay cool without using electricity.



Tips On How To Match Appliances With Your Home Interior

With the global trends changing all around us, you can now match your appliances with your home interior.



How to Handle Pests Inside Your Home

Nobody likes the nuisance that comes with pests and insects in our homes. so follow the steps needed to prevent and remove each type accordingly.



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7 Homemade Carpet Cleaners You Probably Already Have

Before you hire a professional to clean your carpets, here are some DIY methods you can try to remove dirt and stains.



Taking Care of Things that Gives You Comfort

The key here is organization and completing your tasks on time.




Refresh your Bed, Bed Linen and Bedroom

This article is intended for pet lovers like me, who let their pets sleep in bed with them at night.




How to Keep your Fabric Sofa Looking Like New

There are ways to keep your upholstered fabric sofa looking as good as new, or at least almost as good as new.



8 Things to Have at Home But are Often Overlooked

There’s something about shopping for things to put in a place you call home, and it is more fulfilling than any other thing you could ever buy.



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cleaning hacks

Home Cheats 101

10 Cleaning hacks from people who always have a spotless home



Winterize Your Pressure Washer

Prolong the lifespan of your pressure washer and protect it from internal damage. How? Read here to know the 4 steps on how to winterize pressure washer!



How To Be Sure Your Home Is Pest Free

The cleanliness of your home is crucial, because if you neglect that, pests will invade and make your life a living hell.



An easy way to soundproof a home

Introducing Ikea ODDLAUG soundproofing panels - and you can easily make your own.




From Beginner To Expert - You Need These Cleaning Products In Your Home

Everyone knows a broom can be used to sweep and dishes should be washed regularly, but there are other aspects of home maintenance that many don’t even consider.


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5 Tips for Clean and Fresh Carpets in Your Home

A clean carpet improves the overall appearance of your home and the health of the people living there. Here are the top 5 ways of cleaning your carpets at home.



Refresh your home in a weekend

Hard to believe that Spring is not that far away, so we've got some tips on refreshing a home in a weekend.



The Benefits Of Slam Lock Security Gates For Your Home Safety

One of the most fundamental security measures you can consider is to install slam lock security gates on your home’s doors and window openings.



Best home remedies for getting rid of ants

Here are some home remedies we think are the best of the bunch when it comes to getting rid of ants.



Internet hacks that work or fail

There are more than a few Internet hacks that totally fail, but there are some that work too!



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Practical Uses for Silica Gel packets

You will always find small packs of silica gel in bought items and there are many uses for these silica gel packets.



Decluttering 101: 8 Ways To Ace Your Spring Cleaning

Here are 8 fantastic ways to ace your spring cleaning, making decluttering a breeze.



Upgrade Your Garage to 2019 - Smart Storage and Security Solutions

Live in the future by upgrading garage security and storage to the latest trends of 2019.



Quick Tip: Clean windows like a pro!

Give your windows a professional clean with tools and accessories you will find at any Builders Warehouse.



How to clean a sofa or lounge suite

Spills and stains can spoil the look of your furniture, but here are some easy tips to clean an upholstered sofa or lounge suite.



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9 Easy ways to control clutter

From remote controls to kitchen countertops piled high with clutter, every room has its problem with clutter, so why not try these easy ways to control clutter for your home.



Ways to use coffee grounds

If you're into recycling, you'll find these ways to use coffee grounds very interesting.



Quick Tip: Remove sticky tape from tiles (or carpets)

Sticky tape can be a mission to remove... from anything! But with WD-40 you can remove sticky tape easily from tiles and carpets.



16 Life hacks with WD-40

I'm a big fan of WD-40 and the hundreds of uses for this product and I'm sharing some great ways to use WD-40 in the home.



Life hacks for zip ties

I always keep a pack of zip ties handy, because you never know when you might need them. Take a look at the life hack for using zip ties to make life easier.



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Organised home

This year, let February be the month for a new beginning - a clutter-free home that will make you feel in control of your life.



Keep Mozzies Away!

Summer means spending lots of time outdoors. It's also when uninvited guests like mozzies and flies like to crash the party. Here are some tried and tested remedies to keep bugs at bay.



Power Outage Survival Guide

Whether it's rolling outages or power outages caused by storms, we put together a Survival Guide to get you through any power outage.



Clean ceiling fan blades

When you use a ceiling fan on a regular basis, the blades clog up with dust. Here's a nifty way to clean ceiling fan blades without mess or fuss.



Care for Laminate Floors

Laminate floors have a protective layer over the decorative face - proper care and maintenance of that protective layer will extend the life of your floors.



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Care for Upholstered Furniture

Upholstered furniture is expensive to replace, so follow these easy tips to keep your upholstered lounge suite looking as good as new for longer.



Clean Floor Tiles

Tiled floors have to withstand a lot; daily traffic, spills, children and pets can quickly become dull and grout lines grubby. Here are some tips on keeping tiled floors hygienically clean and shiny.


Quick Tip: Clean Grimy Windows

Cleaning grimy windows and glass doors is one of those cleaning chores you have to get around to sooner or later. It's easy to make your own effective window cleaning product with household products you may already have.


Quick Tip: Remove crayon from walls

Every mother knows there are going to be times when your child decides to add his or her art onto walls. Don't stress... grab a can of WD-40 to easily remove crayon from walls.



Refresh a mattress

Did you know that the human body constantly sheds dry skin and releases oils and sweat as you sleep? That means that your mattress needs to be cleaned regularly, even more so if your pets sleep with you.


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Fresh flowers last longer

Fresh flowers are a wonderfully inexpensive way to boost the mood of a room. Keep flowers looking vibrant for longer with these easy tips.



A fresh smelling home

Here are just some tips on how to clean and freshen up any home using only eco-friendly products - consisting of household ingredients you probably already have.



Declutter home - and life!

We're already into a new year, and if your life is filled with clutter and you're looking for a fresh start, organisational expert Mari Kondo shares how to let things go.



Install home security

Did you know that you can install your own alarm system in less than a day - with little more than a screwdriver!



Secure your home

It's that time of year again when families take a break and head out for the annual holiday. Before you go, here's a checklist that you can use to make sure your home is secured over the holidays.


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Homemade jewellery cleaner

Use baking powder to clean your jewellery when combined with sea salt and aluminium foil. The combination of these three ingredients creates what is known as ion transfer - a chemical process that can be used to clean jewellery.


Tips to make your kitchen more eco friendly

The recent rain showers have brought a little relief and hope for the alleviation of the national drought crisis that the country is currently facing. So how can homeowners ensure that they do this, and ultimately for their own benefit decrease their monthly cost on water rates?


Home security camera options

What type of cameras should you use to keep your home safe, how do they work and what will they cost you?



Clever ideas for an organised home

If you are struggling to corral the clutter, we've put together a selection of clever ideas that you can easily put into practice to help keep your home clutter-free.



Life hacks that make everyday living easier

These days we are all pushed for time, and a few life hacks go a long way towards making everyday living easier.



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DIY t-shirt folder

If you're a fan of Big Bang Theory you may have seen Sheldon use this t-shirt folder during the show. It looked simple enough to make, and with a bit of prodding from an avid reader I decided to make one!


A cost-effective way to keep cool

There's nothing more uncomfortable than roasting while you go about your daily business, if you feel like doing much of anything at all to begin with.



Protect your home from intruders

Here are some tips to avoid being a victim of a home robbery if you are going away for the holidays.



Safe use of LP gas in the home

The use of LP gas in the home is a popular choice for many as we look for options during power outages and to cut down on the monthly electricity bill.



New Pattex Repair Gel and Glue for quick fixes around the home

Pattex have recently launched a new product and I decided to put it to the test. Pattex Repair Gel and Glue are suitable for use indoor and outdoors, since both products are waterproof once cured.


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Refresh a home for the new year

Both my gran and my mom rushed around the house cleaning every room. I could never understand why, and it's only as I grew older that I realise how nice it is to start off the new year with a clean home.


Best tips using natural cleaning products

If you haven't yet the discovered the power and money-saving benefits of using natural cleaning products, in this article we'll show you how to do even more dirty cleaning in and around the home.


Clean a ceiling fan or room fan

As we head towards warmer weather it's time to start thinking about dusting out the cobwebs from keeping windows and doors closed during the winter months.



What to look for when buying a backup or emergency generator

Power outages are about to become a way of life in South Africa and many homeowners are looking at the option to buy a backup or emergency generator for when the lights - and power - goes out.


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When high thread count is too high

The lure of high thread count can easily be used to manipulate shoppers into thinking they’re buying better quality linen than they really are.



Clever ideas that save you time and money

Here are some great tips for saving money and saving time. Some you may have seen before, but I guarantee there will be a few you haven't thought of...



Care for your new lounge suite or sofa

These days buying a lounge suite or sofa is a major spend, especially if you are looking for one that will last a long time and will stand up to everyday living.



Tips for ultimate TV enjoyment

Thursday night is my night for TV and it's really the only night I walk away from the PC and take a break. This made me think about how much time we spend in front of the TV, especially when it's a sports weekend or soapie time.


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How to restore and prevent cracked leather

On an older leather lounge suite or sofa cracks will start to appear if the leather is not conditioned regularly. It's important to regularly clean and condition leather furniture with the correct products to keep them looking good and extend their lifetime.


Fix up pancake-flat leather sofa cushions

A leather sofa doesn't come cheap these days, and whether you buy one new or secondhand, somewhere down the line you are going to have flat cushions. Here's how to plump up flat leather cushions for a leather sofa that looks good again.


Remove paint stains from carpet

For the past two years the lounge has been used as a workshop and we have assembled and painted endless furniture projects in the room, so you can imagine what the carpet looks like.



Repair a lounge suite with 'sinkholes'

My lounge suite has spring wires underneath and, while outdoors cleaning, I turned the couch over to see if I could find the problem.



Does your lounge suite need a good clean?

The hot sunny weather is the perfect time to get your lounge suite outdoors for a well-deserved clean.



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Which is the best vacuum cleaner?

As a must-have appliance in most homes, we rely on a vacuum cleaner to not only remove everyday dust to keep our home clean, but also to maintain a healthy home environment. But which vacuum cleaner is the best?


How safe is your home

Fire and burns remain a leading cause of unintentional injury and death for children, particularly those under the age of 5. You can't rely on your senses to detect a fire while you are sleeping - but a smoke alarm gives that vital early warning.


Have a safe haven

We all need an escape from the world at some point, and for many of us it’s the bedroom. The last thing we want to worry about when taking time out is security, so here are some tips on how to make your bedroom area a safe haven.


Refresh indoor air quality

We know that plants absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen. Studies are now showing that certain plants can also enable us to breath cleaner air by absorbing toxic chemicals such as benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene.


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How to hire a handyman

Here in South Africa hiring a handyman can be a tricky business. How do you know if you are getting quality work at the right price? What happens when something goes wrong - will the professional you hire still be in business tomorrow?


Bothered by ants or roaches?

Efekto have launched a range of ant and roach traps and baits that effectively - and safely - control these home pests.



Displaying kid's art

It's a precious time indeed when children bring home their artwork. That first masterpiece that is made with love and presented with joy is only the first in many, many, many works of art that will be brought home for you to display.


How to keep a home cool and comfortable

Global warming, greenhouse effect, whatever you want to call it, it's definitely getting hotter. The fact is our climate is changing; daytime temperatures are definitely heating up during the daytime, but that doesn't mean that you need to turn up the air conditioner.


Remove red stains from carpet

The prospect of getting red cold drink stains out of carpet can be a nightmare in light coloured carpets. Fortunately, there are some simple tricks can help you remove these stains effectively, without destroying your carpet!


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Cleaning mistakes to avoid

Did you know that washing windows on a sunny day may be causing those stubborn streaks you see on the glass? Or that rubbing carpet stains is a definite no-no?



Children at risk from cellphones

Recent research tells us that 22% of children ages six to nine own a cell phone, as do 60% of ages 10 to 14 and 84% of teens. Combine those stats with today's souped-up cellular devices, and it's a recipe for risky behaviour.


Great ideas for stuff in the home

Here's a collection of great ideas that I have come across on the Internet. Some of them save you time, some are really useful, and there's bound to be at least one idea that you will use.



Top 10 tips for home living

Tips to save you money and make life a little easier.



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Make sure your child is safe

The latest statistics from the emergency medical services provider, Netcare 911, indicate an interesting trend.



Preserve family photos

While many of us use digital cameras to take family photos, your images are not meant to be stored there permanently.



Life without underlay

All too often, homeowners cut corners when it comes to what’s under their feet.



Maintain leather furniture

Keeping leather in good condition does not require buying any special products. There are simple, effective formulas for homemade leather conditioners.



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Keep upholstery looking good

With children and pets in a home, your sparkling clean sofa or chair can look grubby in minutes. Here's how to keep your upholstered furniture looking fabulous all year round.



Does your home smell?

Our warm, sometimes humid weather is the perfect breeding ground for the mould and bacteria that cause most household odours. Try these techniques to tackle the root of the problem.


Speed clean your home

Got a life? Then you probably don't want to spend any more time on housework than you have to. Here's how to clean your house better and faster.



Eco-pest repellants

Whilst it is impossible to completely rid your home of some of these nasties, there are eco-friendly pest remedies that will slow them down!



DIY Methods To Get Rid Of Unwanted Pests At Home

We’re giving you a few safe DIY methods that can help you get rid of those pesky pests.




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Safe use of LP gas

While not considered an eco-friendly heating options, LP Gas is one way to affordably heat a home, especially in view of the rumour that Eskom has power outages on the cards.



Treat carpet stains

Oops! Whether it be grape juice, a little present from Fido, or finger-paint artwork from your 3-year-old, it seems whatever is not supposed to get on the carpet always does. Here are a few tips on how to clean your carpets using products you can find around your house.


Fix damaged carpet

Accidents do happen, and if you have an open fireplace in your home, they tend to happen more frequently than you would like. If a carpet does become damaged, perhaps by a stray ember, there is a quick fix that you can try to repair the damaged area.


Stain removal guide

Use this handy stain removal guide to treat common household stains in the home.



Clean upholstered furniture

There's nothing like new upholstery to freshen up your fave soft furnishing for spring. Follow this three-prong strategy to keeping soft furnishings looking fab year-round.



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Control household dust

Dust can create havoc with our sinus and nasal passages. Don't just spread dust around - get rid of it! Here are some dust-busting strategies.



Uses for baking soda

Long known for its odour reducing properties, baking soda can also remove smoke and sweat odours from your laundry.



Clean windows like a pro

If you get stuck with the chore of cleaning your windows, part of what makes window washing such a chore is that homeowners insist on doing it with wadded-up paper towels or newspaper, spray cleaner, and a ton of elbow grease.


Deal with household emergencies

A household emergency can strike at unexpected moments and your response, or lack thereof, could determine how things come out in the end.



Here comes the cockroach

Hot and humid. Summer is just around the corner and once cockroaches are in your home, getting to know them is your least concern.



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10 Ways To Make Your Home Safe

Break-ins are becoming popular in different neighborhoods. To prevent intruders from coming to your home, there are several things you can do...



Top 10 Tips for eco-friendly living

If you can’t break your daily diet soda habit, skip the plastic bottles for aluminum cans. It’s the greenest way to quench your thirst, since aluminum can easily be recycled into brand-new cans. Plastic bottles are hard to recycle and can’t be recycled into new plastic bottles.


Catch an A/C Problem Before a Catastrophe

With the warmer summer months here, that sizzling sun is going to heat up your home in no time. Lucky for you, your home is equipped with an air conditioning unit, but what happens when the appliance goes on the fritz?


Repair or Replace: What is Right for Your Airconditioner?

Every homeowner will face the decision to repair or replace their HVAC system at one point or another. The question of repair versus installing a new system is a big one and deserves quite a bit of consideration.


Why do you need air duct cleaning services?

Indoor air pollution is one of the four major environmental threats facing mankind today. It is worth noting that an uninspected air duct can eventually morph into a breeding ground for an infinite amount of harmful contaminants.


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The Benefits of a Monitored Security Alarm

For many homeowners, making sure that their property is safe and secure is one of their top concerns and they will go to any means to make sure it happens. One of the best ways to make sure that your home stays safe is installing a security system.


How green is your home

With the emphasis firmly on protecting our environment, it makes sense to look at the products that you use in your home.



The truth about CFL's

There is a lot of doubt and misunderstanding when it comes to compact fluorescent bulbs, or CFL's as they are more commonly known.



Life hacks

With the emphasis firmly on protecting our environment, it makes sense to look at the way you can re-use products in your home.



How to Choose the Best Thermostat For Your Home

In the market for a new thermostat? There are a few things you should keep in mind while shopping around.



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What to Do When Bed Bugs Strike

When afflicted with bed bugs in the home and sleeping space, many people begin to panic. This uncomfortable situation is more than just inconvenient; it can turn the home from a place of relaxation into a place that feels dirty and stressful.


Carbon Monoxide Detectors Are Essential for Your Property

Protect yourself, your family, and your co-workers from carbon monoxide poisoning.



Questions to Ask When Hiring a House Cleaner

Before you hire a house cleaner it pays to ask a potential cleaning company some questions.



Most Popular Air Purifiers You Can Have Today

Here are some of the best air purifiers you can buy at the moment.



3 of 2018's Best Home Security Innovations

Home security systems are an extra blanket of comfort that families and individuals can invest in.



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4 Eco-Friendly Cleaning and Hygiene Products

Being a more responsible consumer of cleaning and hygiene products is beneficial to both your health and to the environment.



9 Cleaning Mistakes You Didn’t Know You’re Committing

Most homeowners are not aware of some routine cleaning tricks are actually common cleaning mistakes.



Handling Pest Control in Your Home

There are natural ways to control pests in your home while likewise protecting your pet and the environment in the process.



4 Major Change of Address Tips To Know While Moving

Moving means thаt thеrе аrе a lot оf little tasks thаt need tо bе completed іn order tо hаvе a successful mоvе and onе оf thоѕе tasks includes changing уоur address.



How To Make Changing Your Address A Lot Easier

Updating all the paperwork, like changing your address, is not as physically involved as packing and cleaning, but it can be just as stressful.



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Cost to Hire Movers?

To know an estimated cost of your move, get the details from the following write-up.



Home Insurance Does Not Cover Termite Damage

Contrary to popular belief home insurance does not cover termite damage.



Everything You Need To Know About Water Softener

A water softener works to solve all your hard water issues.



6 Things to Do Before your Dumpster Rental Arrives

Once you have made up your mind for organising you would want a dumpster to sweep out the junk out of your home.



Best Things to do When you Move into a New House

Things to Remember as you Make a Move to your New Home.



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Household Pests that You Should Get Rid of Now

Here are some household pests that you should get rid of when they make an appearance in your home or garden.



Home and Health Tips for Students

We provide some valuable home and wellness tips for students.



11 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Mover

If you want to make sure that the move is as breezy as possible, you should hire professional movers.



10 Facts About Hot Tubs That Will Keep You Up At Night

Here is a list of incredible facts about this bathroom essential that will give you sleepless nights.



TV Aerial Installers

There are multiple reasons which make hiring a professional antenna installation expert a smart choice.



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The Art of Decluttering

The art of decluttering is being able to let go of things that represent significant moments in your life, ones you'll never forget, and ones you don't need a piece of plastic to remind you of.



Hiring Professional Carpet Cleaners

With different families having different levels of intimacy, it is highly important to keep a carpet clean as much as possible.



Prevent Unwanted Guests From Invading Your Home!

To encourage you to pick up the vacuum, we have a list of the top visitors you could inadvertently end up sharing your home if you slack on the cleaning—you will be scrubbing in no time!


Tips for Air Conditioning Maintenance

An аіr conditioner nееdѕ mаіntеnаnсе wоrk bеfоrе thе start оf thе ѕummеr mоnthѕ еvеrу уеаr.



5 Things You Should Do When You Become A Landlord

Becoming a landlord isn’t just as simple as buying a property and renting it out - there is a lot to consider and do before you earn any money.



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Dos and Don’ts of Apartment Hunting

Here is a list of the dos and don’ts to finding an apartment perfect for you.



Why Hiring Polishing Services is Better Than Employing

To create a good first impression to guests, always ensure workstation is neat.



Prepare Yourself For Your Next Home Relocation and Move

Below are some tips that will help you prepare and manage your move effortlessly.



A Clean Home Highlights Your Design

There are a lot of pros to cleaning your house, especially when it comes to your design.



Five Tips to Make Moving Less Stressful

While there’s no way to make moving completely stress-free, there are things you can do to keep stress levels low. 



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How long does a memory foam mattress last?

Sleep has an effect on the state of mind and if a person has adequate sleep, such a person is more likely to be in the right state of mind than someone who doesn't get enough comfortable sleep.



Things you must organise before Moving out of State

We’re here to tell you all of things you must organise before moving out of state.



How to Safeguard your Furniture for Moving

Read more and find out the most effective ways you can safeguard the furniture while moving out.



Duct Cleaning Mississauga

Learn essential steps you should take to prepare your home for air duct cleaning Mississauga.



How Prepared Are You In Case Of A Blackout?

Below are some insights about blackout preparations and what you can do to suffer the least inconvenience.



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Tips on Buying an air purifier

Sitting back in your couch, knowing that your household (and pets) is breathing clean air will give you peace of mind, especially if you are certain that your machine effectively purifies the air.



3 Easy Ways To Keep Your Home Smelling Great

Three effective and easy ways you can keep your home smelling fantastic.



When to ask for professional assistance

Consult with the moving company when is the best time to ask for professional assistance.



When to Replace Your Home AC?

There are several factors that will determine whether the AC will need to be repaired or replaced and we are going to highlight some of them



Guide To Finding Local Moving Companies

In this article we’ll go through a few tips that will help you make an informed decision on the right movers for you and your family.



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A Beginners Guide to Buying Quality Wines

In this era where sourcing wine plus other cocktail blends have never been easy, it’s worth understanding some helpful tips.



Prevent Pest Infestation At Home With These 6 Tips

There’s nothing worse than having your home invaded by a swarm of pests.




5 Carpet Cleaning Hacks For An Easier Life

Take a look below at 5 helpful carpet cleaning tips.




Tips For Getting Rid of Pests From Your Home

In this article, we provide you with tips that can be helpful for you to get your place pests free.




Top 5 Tips to Get Rid of a Spider Infestation in Your Home

A useful guide that can help you get rid of spider infestation for good.




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Obvious Reasons That You Need a House Cleaning Service

Below are some of the reasons why you may find yourself asking for cleaning services.




The Ultimate Guide to Downsizing in 2020

In this article we look at some tips for the ultimate guide to downsizing in 2020.




Signs That Your House Is Having An Infestation

If you are looking to avoid sharing your house with uninvited pests, here is what you need to know.



Points For When Picking the Right Air Purifier For Your Home

Here are some pointers to keep in mind when picking the right air purifier for your home.



Simple Solutions For The Most Humid Spaces Of Your Home

This article looks at 3 quick and easy ways of reducing moisture in the
most humid areas of your home.



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Moving into a New House? Here's What to do With the Leftover Junk

Moving into a new house and wondering what you are going to do with all that leftover junk?



Best Tips to Protect your Home from Flies

In this article, we look at ways to protect your home against flies.



5 Easy and Basic Renovations That’ll Maximize Your Home Security

In this article, you will find 5 basic and easy renovations that will maximize your home security.



Housekeeping: How Do Cleaning Services Work

Whether you are looking to start a cleaning service, or if you are simply curious about how they work, here is what you need to know.



Essential Things Every First-Time Mom Should Have

Every first-time mom should stock up these necessities for the baby until they are one year old.



The Secrets To Clean Water In Rural Areas

We explore available solutions and go through their differences for the secrets to clean  water in rural areas, so that you can figure out the most suitable option for you.



Is Your Water Softener Clogged? Here is What to Do

Water softeners may encounter various problems as it goes through city supply lines and distribution systems into your home’s plumbing system.



Choosing a foosball table

Home alarm systems

Hire a house cleaner

Replace AC air filter

Understanding AC and heating systems



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Pets at home

Making your Home More Pet Friendly

If you are considering adopting a furry friend, here are some tips on ways to make your home more pet friendly.



Top Freshwater Fish Species for Your Aquarium

Here are the best choices of freshwater fish that you can get for your aquarium.



What You Need To Know Before Traveling With Your Pets

We have curated a list of tips that will make travels with your pet as smooth and as comfortable as possible



Protect Your Home From Damage by Pets

We love them to bits, but pets can sometimes create havoc, cause damage and leave your home looking like it got hit by a tornado!




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Keeping Home Clean After Getting Kitten

Here’s how your house can stay squeaky clean, even as the kitten tries to tear it apart.



Refresh your Bed, Bed Linen and Bedroom

This article is intended for pet lovers like me, who let their pets sleep in bed with them at night.




Pallet Wood Dog Bed

If you've got some pallet wood - make this easy dog bed with galvanised pipe fittings.



Cat Play Stand with Branches

If you're trimming trees and shrubs this winter, keep a few branches on hand to make this cat play stand.


Adorable Teepee Pet Beds

Teepees are a wonderful idea for pet beds, and you can easily make your own using pine dowels and some colourful or patterned fabric, or order direct from Pipolli.


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Doggie steps

I have a pair of Dachshunds and one is getting on in age. To help them climb onto the bed I made a set of storage doggie steps.


Grow your own cat grass

Cat grass - dactylis glomerata - keeps your cat entertained and happy, and it's so easy to grow your own cat grass from seed.



@Frits Dog Hotel and Daycare

For those pet owners who loathe to leave their pampered pets at home, @Frits Dog Hotel and Day Care Centre offers a home away from home.



Designer pet homes

Whether your pet sleeps indoors or outdoors, designers are making sure your pampered pooch or fashionable feline has a dream home that fits in with his or her style, just as much as yours!


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Does your home smell like a doghouse?

Unless you keep your dogs outdoors 24/7, you are bound to have certain 'doggy' smells in your home.



Caring for a paralysed pet

I am opening this feature for anyone that has a crippled pet, in order to be able to provide more information - not only for myself - for anyone who has ideas and suggestions for caring for a dog or cat that has been crippled.


Allergic to your animals?

Pets and allergens don't have to go together. Mild allergies shouldn't have to stop pet lovers from enjoying their animals. Following some simple tips and investing in pet-specific products can leave you breathing easier in no time.


Living with pets

Many pet owners love a good cuddle, but is it unhealthy for you (or your pet) to spend the night together in the same bed? In this article we explore this (potentially furry) issue.



Ooops he did it again!

When your pooch makes a liquid deposit on the carpet, you have to act fast. Pet urine - whether from a dog or a cat - can damage fibres and even change the colour of carpet. Permanent damage may take days to develop, but it can also happen in minutes, so any delay is risky.


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Bed and Bowl Stand in One

We think that DIY is the way to go when it comes to creating a combination dog bed-and-bowl stand. Check out how you can create this all-in-one, one-stop canine setup.



Make Your Pet Less Sensitive to Hair Vacuums

For some unknowable reason dogs and cats are frightened by the sight of the vacuum; here are 3 ways that will help you to sensitize your pet to hair vacuums.



Carpet Cleaning for Pet Stains and Odor Removal

Keep your carpets clean from pet stains with these easy strategies



5 Amazing Cat Caves for Your Home and Cat

The best reward you can give your cat is by providing a cozy place where they can chill and have time to roll, sleep and relax.



Home Essentials For Cat Lovers

For the health requirements of your cat, you’ll need to consider the following factors when buying cat food.



Top 3 Unusual Dog Behaviors and How to Deal With Them

This article lists the top three unusual dog behaviors and how to deal with them.



How To Design Your House for Your Pet to Be Comfortable

We put together a list of helpful tips on how to make your house comfortable for your pets.



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Out and about

Three Types of Furnished Apartments

In this article  is a guide to the three basic types of furnished apartments.



Essentials For A More Homey RV

Kitchen tools to emergency kits, follow our guide to make the best out of your mobile home.



How do you Prepare when Going Camping?

Some camping tips to take into account to have a camp with your little ones, activate your Zen mode, with everything under control.



Take Your Time: Pros And Cons Of A Gap Year

The debate on taking a gap year or not is yet to be settled and we offer some pros and cons below.



Careers You Can Take on the Road

Who says you have to be tied down to living in just one location because of your job? With the right strategy, you can get the right education and skill set that will give you the chance to explore the world and live and work anywhere you want.


Pratley Road Trip Survival Kit

Pratley has compiled a recommended road-trip survival kit for those unforeseen breakdown emergencies when travelling.



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Why Maintenance Of Your Diesel Generator Is Important?

For residential use, a diesel generator size ranges from 8-30 KW and for offices and larger commercial buildings, it ranges from 8-2000 KW.



Ultimate Moving Day Guide

We have prepared the ultimate moving day checklist for you so that you do not have to scour for ideas elsewhere.



What You’ll Need to Start a Fun-Filled Family Band

A family band is the ultimate way to bring your family closer through music.



Best Ways to Find a Good Realtor

You have all the resources necessary to buy a home, the only thing that you need right now is a good realtor.



Renting your First Home

Home rentals have increased in the last few years and the vast majority of renters are satisfied with their arrangements.



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Expert Property Investment Companies in Melbourne

Property investment companies are those who buy properties and in turn make money from these properties.



Getting Your Social Security Card Online

Online applications show that the SSA is open to new technology and making the process more comfortable for the applicant.



How To Hire A Moving Services Company

You will want to take the time to find the best moving company in your area that has the ability to meet your needs.



Useful Guide For Changing The Address With The USPS

Three Options Offered By The US Postal Services



Choosing the Car That Suits You Best

After more than 100,000 kilometres, trying to hit the next 20,000 kilometre mark will often lead to trouble and trips to the repair shop. Selling the old car, however, is just the first step.



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Avoid holiday accommodation scams

If you are one of those that has left booking holiday to the last minute, consider the option for searching  online classified ads to find the perfect holiday spot.



Rust-Oleum bakkie and truck bed liner

Rust-Oleum Road Warrior is a two-part epoxy/rubber based product designed for maximum protection and easy do-it-yourself applications. The product is designed for recoating and restoring worn, unfinished or previously finished metal bakkie and truck beds.


Polish your old car new again

Here's the second installment of my car polishing saga. This time our old Polo (2004 model) receives the full treatment of 3 steps to restore the colour and shine to almost brand new condition.


Restore your car to showroom condition

No matter how hard you try to protect your car, eventually you will have a scratches here and there, sap spots if you park out in the open, and possibly even swirl marks in the top coat of paint from polishing.


Be more energy efficient in your car

Warm weather typically means the windows are rolled up, the aircon is switch on, the radio is turned up. High fuel costs and the extra mileage on your vehicle, however, can hit your wallet - and the environment - harder than you'd like.


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Car aircon leaking?

Know the difference between a top-off and evacuation.



Why Clearing Snow and Ice from Your Property Is So Important

Te to-do list for home maintenance in the winter will include removing snow and ice



5 Etiquettes of Watching A Ballgame in The Stadium

If you are going to the game and want to watch it with the crowd, there are a few things you need to keep in mind.



Party the Night Away with These Cool Vehicle Options

It’s time to take the party on some wheels and tour the city.




Travel Smart: Packing Tips For Lightweight Travels

You may be surprised to know that it is possible to be prepared for any situation even as you pack light.



Playing detective

For times when solving puzzles and finding clues become difficult, there are many tools that detectives will employ in order to give them a needed push.



Golf Techniques You Can Teach Your Kids

Here are some nice golfing techniques that you can teach the kids the next time you head to the golf course together.



Things You Need to Know about Carbon Air Filter for a Grow Room

Check out the following things that you need to know about using an air carbon filter for a grow room.



A Quick Guide to Taking Care of Your RV

Below is a quick guide to taking care of your RV.



Is it time to replace your car?

Maintain your car battery

What to do when involved in an accident

How to jump start a car

Tips on driving in wet weather

Safety tips for women drivers

What to do when your car ...

Regularly check your tyre pressure

Get to know your car

Don't drive when you're tipsy

Plan for safe travel

How to change a flat tyre

Get insured for the year ahead

Do you know where to find your car's fuse box?

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