How to Curb The Consumption of These Top 5 Energy-Hungry Appliances
22 July 2016
Did you know that the average Australian family spends almost $100 per week on energy sources? This can take a huge chunk out of your budget, leaving you with less money to spend on luxuries and fun. If your energy bills are soaring and you can't understand why, use these tips to bring down the energy consumption of the five most wasteful household appliances.
1. Air Conditioning
Keeping your home cool can be the biggest energy expense you face in summer, with air conditioning units burning through energy at an alarming rate.
Tips to Safely Manage Oily Rags when doing Home Improvement Projects
11 July 2016
On several occasions, firefighters respond to fires caused by improper and unsafe storage and disposal of oily rags. These rags are used in woodworking remodeling projects, specifically for staining of the woodwork. Oil-based stains can be dangerous, especially in poorly-ventilated spaces because they emit fumes. When you want to conduct a staining project safely, have oily rags store or dispose of oily rags properly because they can spontaneously ignite causing devastating fires.
More Than One: Key Places in Your Home Where a Fire Extinguisher Should Be Kept
6 June 2016
How many fire extinguishers do you have at home? The absolute minimum should be one, although it can be wise to have a few more placed at strategic locations around your home. If you are worried about the aesthetic effect of having bright red fire extinguishers hanging around your home, there are ways to overcome this. A fire extinguisher can be housed in a quick release wire bracket which can then be attached to the interior of a sufficiently strong cupboard door.
Pest Control through Landscaping: 3 Garden Plants for Keeping Mosquitos Away from Your Property
14 August 2015
Australia's warm weather and strong tides have attracted hordes of mosquitos. The exploding mosquito population has caused central Australia to trigger warnings of mosquito-borne viruses in 2015. Although there are many pesticides available for eliminating mosquitos, you can easily and naturally keep mosquitos off of your property through landscaping by planting these 3 garden plants.
Take Advantage of the Warm Weather by Planting Basil
Basil is a wonderful herb commonly used in cooking.