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drainage issues
20 Jan, 2021

Common Urban Drainage Issues And How To Fix Them

If you are an urban homeowner and you have trees on your property consider their affect on your neighbourhood.  Trees have many positive powers on their environment. Their natural aesthetic brings joy to many. They act as the lungs of our urban environments. However, as they grow they can also create issues in crowded cities […]

water damage
19 Jan, 2021

Home maintenance – Signs of water damage to look for

As a home owner you will be aware of the challenges of managing water flow and plumbing. Signs of water damage can be subtle and sometimes more dramatic. But what should you look for when you are checking your property? Here are some of the common signs of water damage most common in domestic environments […]

19 Jan, 2021

Septic tank maintenance – Essential reasons to act now

If as a homeowner you maintain a property with a septic tank, you’ll know that maintenance is required. However, apart from regular checks by professionals you can monitor and conduct a degree of septic tank maintenance yourself. In fact, it is a wise and careful homeowner who looks for signs of problems. If you check […]

DIY
13 Jan, 2021

When do you DIY or hire a skilled professional?

As any property owner knows the costs of property maintenance and repairs can soon add up. So most homeowners eventually find themselves building DIY or Do It Yourself skills to manage simple home repairs. There will come a time when you face a challenge that really seems too much and you think about hiring a […]

home safety
13 Jan, 2021

Safety at home – 7 Top tips to protect you and your family

If you have a home workshop and you love DIY in your home you’ll be aware of some of the dangers of leaving kit around. There are many more dangers to consider especially if you are a pet owner or have children running free around the home. Here are seven top tips  for safety at […]

foundation repair
8 Jan, 2021

Home maintenance: Building foundation repair work

Owning a building makes you responsible for the maintenance. You know as a homeowner that some items are easy to monitor and fix yourself. Others are more difficult and need a professional assessment and treatment. The foundations of a building can actually threaten the condition and therefore the investment for your entire home. That’s why […]

ant infestation
4 Jan, 2021

Ant infestation at home? Here’s what you can do

Every home can be threatened by an ant infestation. If as a homeowner you have experienced this you know that any crevice in a building or structure can give easy access to trails of ants invading your home. There are some easy steps you can take to prevent an ant infestation. Having An Ant Infestation? […]