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10 Ways To Remove Hidden Dangers From Your Garage

Although the typical family garage can be a very usable asset to any home, they can also harbour a plethora of hidden dangers. This is partially due to poor organisation and lack of forethought by the homeowners themselves. If you have children and pets, you really need to address these issues before the unthinkable should happen. A lot of the hidden hazards can be removed or nullified by following a few best practices. We’ve listed 10 common areas for concern in the article and offer a remedy for each of…

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10 Ways To Ruin any DIY Project!

There comes a time in every home owner’s life when they are required to pick up some paint and a few rolls of wall paper and fight the good fight. Well, perhaps that may be a little dramatic, but you kind of get the picture, right? No matter how awesome your home happens to be, isn’t it nice to add your own personal stamp to proceedings? It is part of human nature to leave an imprint behind and our homes are an obvious choice for this activity. Sadly, many DIY…

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6 Myths About People Living With Disabilities That We’re Tired Of Hearing!

If you are a little fed up of hearing about random myths regarding people with disabilities, please feel free to join our club. Not only are they untrue, but many of them are unkind and very demeaning. The sad fact is that many of these untruths seem to have been doing the rounds for decades and even longer. And millions of gullible able bodied individuals do not question them whatsoever. It only becomes apparent at how inaccurate and misleading they really are when you actually meet a disabled person and…

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5 Things To Do With Your Fireplace Once You Decide To Stop Burning Wood

Just because you decide to stop using your fire doesn’t mean you can’t turn it into something else. Your fireplace still looks great in your living room and you shouldn’t get rid of it. Now that you’ve decided not to burn wood anymore here are a few ways you could turn it into an attractive feature inside your home. A little library Even though eReaders have been selling in record numbers it doesn’t take away the fact it’s much more enjoyable to read with a physical book in your hand.…

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Save Your Water Before It’s Too Late!

Water, water everywhere but not a drop to drink! Can you imagine a world without this stuff? Well, of course not because without that glorious liquid, life itself would be extinguished. So how come so many of us are happy enough to flush it down the toilet with so much as a second’s thought? For years it was a free necessity that many countries supplied absolutely free of charge and how we wasted it. We grimaced at the poor under developed places that were shown on our TV’s as they…

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Secure Your Windows And Doors And Keep Those Burglars Where They Belong – On The Street!

Keeping your family home nice and safe is surely one of the basic human rights, but so many of us really don’t even bother to lock our front door at night. Because of the recent recession it appeared that house breaking has become a pretty popular pastime amongst the scumbags out there. It’s not as if we don’t make it easy for them, just take a look at your own home and think about how easy it would be for someone to stroll in and take pretty much what they…

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4 Cooling Myths That Need Explaining

If you’re lucky enough to live in a climate that needs a good dose of AC to keep you and your family nice and cool, you probably know a little about how these systems work. But were you aware that there are still a lot of ideas floating about that cause more harm than good? We are talking about air-conditioning myths and hopefully we will get behind these and dispel them where it hurts. Just as the colder countries rely on their central heating setups, warmer climes really rely on…

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Top Ways to Make More of Your Garden in Bad Weather

Many gardens don’t get a lot of use which is a real shame. This is particularly true in colder countries or countries that often have bad weather, and it’s no surprise that when it’s freezing cold or pouring with rain many people don’t fancy spending time outside. But if you know what you’re doing and you know how to make the most of your garden, then there are ways you can make it more conducive to enjoying in any kind of weather. All it takes is a few of the…

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4 Air Conditioning Myths That Should Stay In The Story Books

If you are lucky enough to live in a climate that requires air-conditioning all year round, you probably pay a fair bit for the privilege. It’s a similar dilemma in the colder countries and those central heating bills certainly cost a fair packet too. But were you aware of the round of AC myths that have been doing the rounds for the last 30 years or so? There are some real corkers that have made homeowners everywhere fall for their blarney without question. We have got 4 of those beauties…

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Will We One Day No Longer Need to Leave the House to Stay Fit?

Health clubs and gyms are currently an important part of many people’s lives. Most people will have been a gym member at some point in their lives, and even if you’re not currently going regularly you are probably at least aware that you should be. Going to the gym is an important way to keep ourselves healthy and to ensure we have the physique and the overall look that we want, and if you have the right attitude to it, it can actually be quite enjoyable as well and a…

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