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Home Automation: The Answer to All Your Home Related Concerns

Our lives have become easier today because of so many technological improvements these days. Great efforts are being made to make our life more easy and “tech savvy”. This technology actually enables the owner of the house to operate the home with the help of a remote, smartphone or an iPad, when he or she is away from home. These houses are called “smart”, because of their ability to perform or act on their own.

Complete home automation may seem expensive and complex to some people,…


Added by Anny on November 27, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

There’s Nothing Like Steel

What is ‘Stainless Steel?’

Inox steel or simply ‘inox’, better known as ‘stainless steel’ in common vocabulary, is an alloy containing iron and a measured amount of any other metal, such as nickel, chromium, titanium, aluminium, etc., though chromium is the most preferred ingredient, taking up about 10.5% of the alloy proportion. Popular for its corrosion-resistant nature, it’s most extensively used for making utensils and pipes. There are different types of stainless…


Added by Anny on November 19, 2015 at 7:48am — No Comments

Reasons to Choose Hardwood Floors and Stairs

Wood flooring refers to the flooring that is made of wood or timber. Wood has become a common choice for making furniture and floors, because of its quality of durability. Hardwood is the wood that is derived from dicot angiosperm trees. These kinds of trees have broad leaves. Hardwoods are used in huge variety of applications, such as, tools, musical instruments, boat building, furniture making, musical instrument making, floor making, fuel and many more. Hardwoods have a harder structure…


Added by Anny on October 28, 2015 at 10:37am — No Comments

Tips That Will Prove Beneficial For a Scaffold Worker

If you have recently started your career as a scaffold worker then you would surely come across various tips and advices from your seniors. While some of them would advise you to follow certain safety measures at work, others would give you tips on erecting the scaffold firmly. At times, some of these advices might contradict the tips shared by others! As a consequence, you will start feeling dazed and find it difficult to understand which of the tips should be kept in mind and what should…


Added by Anny on October 15, 2015 at 10:29am — No Comments

Know the Reason behind the Popularity of Self-Storage Facilities

In today’s society people need to roam from one place to another. In such cases storage facilities play a crucial role. Self-storage is one kind of storage facility where one can keep their belongings during a transition. They need to keep their belongings safely which is not utilised on a daily basis.

Self-Storage facilities have made life easier and developed the concept to suit South Africa’s unique environment. It is basically a mobile storage facility which stores the goods with…


Added by Anny on October 15, 2015 at 3:14am — No Comments

Seven reasons to replace your roof this fall

If your roof has been failing for some time now, the fall is the perfect season to finally get that roof replaced. Here are seven reasons why fall is the best season to have your roof replaced.…


Added by laura white on September 14, 2015 at 4:00am — No Comments

Could AI develop spirituality?

Artificial Intelligence theorists spend a good deal of time thinking about how the creation of true artificial intelligence would affect…


Added by laura white on September 11, 2015 at 1:48am — No Comments

Should you use a metal roof?



Added by Natasha Poidevin on September 2, 2015 at 3:47am — No Comments

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Added by ken douglas on August 31, 2015 at 6:57am — No Comments

hinterland colonial windows

i now have a facebook page cheers ken

Added by ken douglas on August 31, 2015 at 6:57am — No Comments

The Perfect Painting Project

Painting a home is no easy task, no matter if you are painting the whole house, or just one room, it is difficult to keep complete control of a painting project.  That being said, there are several ways to ensure a smooth and successful house painting project, it just takes a little patience and preparation. …


Added by Sally Williams on July 31, 2015 at 1:31am — No Comments

Affordable DIY Home Upgrades

Affording to keep your home updated with all the upgrades it requires can quickly drain your bank account, so unfortunately many homeowners deprive their homes of necessary upgrades because they think they cannot afford them.  Upgrades are important if you want your home to last forever.  The truth is, there are many home upgrades that can be completed on a tight budget, and homeowners should understand the importance of keeping up their homes so that their value remains high or increases,…


Added by Sally Williams on July 28, 2015 at 1:12am — No Comments

Increasing the Curb Appeal of Your Home

Homeowners often forget that the look of the exterior of your home is just as important as the look of the interior.  It is easy to become caught up in making sure the interior of your home is perfectly updated and decorated, and forget about the exterior completely.  The exterior of your home should never be forgotten because it is the first impression of your home, and just like all first impressions, you want it to be a good one.  Here are some easy upgrades for the exterior of your home…


Added by Sally Williams on July 27, 2015 at 6:27am — No Comments

Home improvement ideas for a greener home

Home improvement projects can be quite expensive. Of course some projects will add value to your home so you can think of them as long term investments. Another way to defray the cost of home improvement projects is to focus on improvements that will make your home more energy efficient. Each month, your energy bill savings will be paying for those improvements. You may even be able to get some tax credits. As an added bonus, you’ll be doing your small part to help out the environment. Here…


Added by laura white on July 20, 2015 at 2:46am — No Comments

Four hidden home remodeling costs

If there’s one thing that every home remodeling project has in common, it’s that it tends to cost more than you plan for. That’s because in every remodeling project there are hidden costs and unforeseen setbacks that force you to go over your budget.

Remodeling experts recommend…


Added by Sally Williams on July 20, 2015 at 12:27am — No Comments

What to expect during a remodeling project

Planning a remodeling project? There’s one thing you should know above all, they never go exactly according to plan. That said, there are a few things you can pretty much expect whether you’re remodeling your kitchen, refreshing the look of your bathrooms, or adding on a master suite. Here are a few things you can expect and how to plan for them.

Higher cost

A remodeling project never costs less than you expected. There are always hidden costs and setbacks…


Added by laura white on June 30, 2015 at 12:20am — No Comments


I would like to keep the colors in the 1900 era and really having a hard time deciding what to paint the inside. Does anyone have an idea. This house is on the historical register.

Added by John Leigh on June 28, 2015 at 5:26pm — No Comments

Guide for Buying a New Property

There really isn’t any doubt about it – unless you’re buying a planet, a house is probably gonna end up being the most important purchase in your life. With property prices skyrocketing over the past couple of years, you really do need a guide, and this is where we come in to save the day, or, at the very least, throw a couple breadcrumbs of advice for you to follow until you’ve reached the goal of situating yourself in a brand-new, owned-by-you dream house.…


Added by Sophie Andersen on June 28, 2015 at 4:29am — No Comments


I am trying to find an alternative source of heat for a 114 year old house that has electrical baseboard heaters. Is there an alternative economical system that I can put in??????

Added by John Leigh on June 27, 2015 at 8:27pm — No Comments

Conveying Emotions with Your Paint Colors

Paint colors say a lot about your home, and can even invoke certain emotions, so when you are choosing paint colors, don’t just think about whether or not you like the color, consider which emotions that color could invoke.  Believe it or not, there are colors that are not recommended, and if they are used, they should be used in moderation such as crimson red because it symbolizes power.  The goal of your paint colors should be to create comfort and happiness in your home, but don’t let…


Added by Natasha Poidevin on June 23, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

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