Prepare Your Gutters for Autumn and Winter
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Prepare Your Gutters for Autumn and Winter

With cooler weather starting to creep in, your thoughts may be turning to how to keep your home warm and dry when autumn is well and truly upon us. The exterior of your home also needs to be maintained and protected in order to provide a warm, weather-proof dwelling for you and your loved ones. …

Make More Room Without Moving or Building
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Make More Room Without Moving or Building

The Great Australian Dream of the quarter-acre block (roughly 1000 square metres) is, sadly,  long behind us, with the median square lot size in Melbourne now just 430 square metres, down from 650 square metres in 2000. However, our desire for spacious living remains. What options do we have to maximise our internal space without …

Unwanted Guests – How to Pest-Proof Your Home
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Unwanted Guests – How to Pest-Proof Your Home

No-one likes an unwanted house guest. Rats, ants, cockroaches and termites can cause extensive damage to your home and make it unsanitary and dangerous. We will investigate ways of pest-proofing your home. Rats Rats are resourceful, invasive, destructive and carry dangerous diseases such as Hantavirus and Streptococccus pneumoniae.  They chew through electrical wiring, leave foul-smelling …

Reasons Not To Buy A House
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Reasons Not To Buy A House

Buying a home is a big decision. Saving a deposit to buy in one of our capital cities is a lengthy process, and requires discipline and patience. Arranging finance, researching an area, attending inspections and working with a real estate agent to find a suitable property are time-consuming activities. If you have found a home …