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Questions First Time Movers Ask a Removalist

If you are moving out of a house or flat for the first time and you are thinking about hiring a removalist to transport your belongings, you may have some questions about the entire process. So to help ease your mind and make your move as smooth as possible, here are the answers to some of the most frequent questions first-time movers ask about removalists. What is An AFRA Certified Removalist? Read More 

Electric or water floor heating - which is best for you?

More and more people are deciding to do away with their old radiators in favour of something a little more sophisticated: underfloor heating. Whereas radiators are just located one part of the room, floor heating is distributed evenly under your flooring so that the whole room heats up evenly to keep you feeling warm in the chilly winter months. But deciding that you want underfloor hearting is not the end of the road – you will also have to decide which type of heating solution will suit you the best. Read More 

How To Make Blackout Curtains

Blackout lined curtains are a must for kids' bedrooms, especially in the summer when it's light till late and the sun's up early.  With a little effort, you can ensure a good night's sleep for your little ones.  You don't need to be an expert seamstress to complete this project, which can be finished in just an afternoon. Here's how to make blackout curtains.  What you'll need curtain fabric blackout lining sewing machine thread iron and ironing board fabric scissors pins All the above can be bought from a good haberdashery or department store, like Miraje Home Decor & Soft Furnishings. Read More 

Choosing the Right Plants for Your Patio: Adding Privacy, Colour, Snacks and More

When working with patio builders to create a new garden oasis, consider that the right plants can help to make your patio eve more comfortable, attractive and inviting. If you are tired of a boring, sparse patio, check out these tips on which plants you need. Whether you choose one plant or a range of plants, these recommendations are designed to fit a range of purposes: 1. Creating a border Read More 

Common Deck Building Mistakes You Should Avoid

Many homeowners choose to build their own decks without factoring in the reality that they do not have the correct information or experience to build a safe and durable deck. Consequently, the deck ends up becoming a safety hazard or failing much sooner than expected and this forces the homeowner to incur the cost of building a new deck. Avoid this added cost by avoiding the following mistakes as you build your deck. Read More