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How To Keep Your Deck Beautiful For Years To Come

When your deck was first constructed, the plans were inspected to ensure they met the local building code before a permit was ever issued. When the deck was finished the structure was then likely inspected by your local building authority. Workmanship is all important and the goal is to have a stur ...

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Refinancing

Right now, everyone is looking to save money, pay off a few credit cards or a car loan. Homeowners have equity built up in their home and can use this equity to refinance their home. The money can be used to pay off debt, add a new room, remodel your home, or help send your child to college. Howeve ...

Ellen DeGeneres Putting your Dreams to Words

“Home is where the heart is” and so each one of us has plentiful ideas on how our comfort haven must look and feel like. A house makes a statement about those who live in it and of course, it is a place where you create lifelong memories.There are a number of factors that go on into bui ... ...

Cold Weather is on the Way: 5 Things to do Beforehand

Is old man winter sneaking up on you? Want to find better ways to protect your home from the cold? Cold weather is on its way and getting your home ready to battle the weather should be high on the priority list. Read on for some tips and advice against the winter blues.Pipes Galore - One of the ke ...

How To Get Rid Of Spiders In Your Home

There are many species of spiders that make their homes in our houses and gardens.  Some countries are home to spiders that can be harmful to humans but most are harmless.  Nonetheless, their webs are a nuisance to any home owner as they collect dust and look unsightly around your home.&n ... ...

It Is Tougher to Move with a Pet

When it comes to moving in to a new house, it is difficult. But it is even more difficult if you need to move your pet, especially the cat, with you. Generally, kittens don’t like change. If it were up to them, they would choose to stay where they’re already happy and settled in. But, a ... ...

Preparing for Snow: Quick Winter Checklist for Your Home

Image Source: FlickrYou've hauled your winter clothing out of storage, stocked up on ice scrapers and had your snowblower serviced in anticipation of the first snowfall. Now it's time to make sure that your home is ready for those cold white flakes too. To protect your property, lower you e ... ...

How To Choose, Season and Store Firewood

As the autumn arrives and the nights become chilly, there’s nothing quite as cozy and welcoming as a log fire. But not every type of wood is suitable for burning in a wood stove or fireplace and using unsuitable fuel can cause smoking, creosote build-up or even chimney fires; read on to find ... ...

Is Your Home Prepared For Winter Storms?

The world’s weather is changing. The UK has just enjoyed the most beautiful spell of Indian summer weather for over a decade and even though there’s a slight change forecast for the beginning of October, we are still set fair for the foreseeable future. However, recent years have seen m ... ...

UK's Giant Rat Plague: What Should You Do?

The UK has recently been subject to a plague of giant rats. It seems that the city-dwelling rodents have grown extra-large on a diet of rubbish and scraps discarded by restaurants and householders. So brazen are they that they’re regularly seen scavenging during daylight hours and specimens a ... ...

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How To Keep Your Deck Beautiful For Years To Come

When your deck was first constructed, the plans were inspected to ensure they met the local building code before a permit was ever issued. When the deck was finished the structure was then likely inspected by your local building authority. Workmanship is all important and the goal is to have a stur ...

Reclaimed Material Makes Your Pocketbook More Efficient

Everyone has a different aesthetic take on things. Preferences are unique from person to person. Where someone likes bright and flashy colors, the person next to them may be content with something that is more elegant and toned down.This difference of opinion can be found in all fields of design. W ...

Do It For Me Takes Precedence

Anyone who has ever set out to undertake a Do-It-Yourself project is aware that one cannot always expect to achieve the desired results. Others might not have the time and, in other cases, the patience to follow the instructions of a DIY project. That is the reason a new trend, Do-It-For-Me, has ar ...

6 Things You Should Never Clean With Vinegar

As one of the “magnificent four” of home-made cleaning products, vinegar has always had its uses and is even today preferred next to labeled cleaners as it is cheap, available, and effective for your home cleaning needs. But even vinegar has a limit to its uses. There are some things th ... ...

Google Moves into Home Services

For a huge number of people, Google is the answer to everything. No matter what kind of information you need from the internet, chances are that the first thing you do is type in your query on Google. One of the largest search providers in the world, Google has retained its top spot for a long time ...

Is a Mortgage Interest Saver Account Right for You?

If you’re a home owner looking for a way to statically pay off your mortgage sooner, then you should consider a mortgage saver account. The purpose of this account is to help the homeowner pay down the principal balance of his existing mortgage quicker. A mortgage saver account is actually a ... ...

Old Homes Can Also Be Smart

What’s better than a house that is 'smart'-enough to know how to act throughout the day based on your routine, and also saves you money in the process? These ‘smart’ homes are getting more and more popular by the day and can be seen being built in many parts of the world. ... ...

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Refinancing

Right now, everyone is looking to save money, pay off a few credit cards or a car loan. Homeowners have equity built up in their home and can use this equity to refinance their home. The money can be used to pay off debt, add a new room, remodel your home, or help send your child to college. Howeve ...

Hellotech at Your Service

It’s almost unbelievable how much technology has started to affect our lives. Everywhere we look, there is technology. Imagining that there was once a world without it all is simply fantastical and unrealistic to most people. It seems like the world might end if technology were to be taken ou ... ...