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Do you need Heating in Melbourne, or just Cooling? Is it more expensive?

It is fair to say that across most of Australia, an AC system is something which is most certainly needed. However there are also some areas where a cooling air conditioner will not be enough, especially during the winter months. Melbourne is very much one of these locations and whilst in the summer months the temperature can get up to 40℃, in the winter temperatures can drop to around 7℃. It is due to these wide ranges in temperature that there is a need for both heating and cooling options

This Is How to Remove Junk From Your Home

We've seen the shows about hoarders and wondered how could anyone live like that. It's easy, people hold on to things they should throw-out like a decorative gift bag and plastic bags from the grocer. Then there are shoes and clothes we'll never wear again. If you're not careful, stuff accumulates and before you know it, becoming a hoarder is closer than you think. The best way to avoid this is to remove junk from your home on a regular basis Monthly, every six months or annually. Set aside

Termite Treatments for New Home Construction

It is estimated that termites damage approximately 600,000 homes in the US every year. Of course not all of these are destroyed but this does demonstrate the scale of the issue. If you discover you have termites then don’t delay; get it treated by your local exterminators as quickly as possible. New Construction Termite Treatment If you’re building or buying a new home in an area that is known to be termite friendly; particularly if it is damp and moist; then you need to find out if any termite

Welcoming a Wheelchair Bound Family Member into Your Home

Life for someone in a wheelchair presents challenges just about anywhere that person goes. The person is continuously required to do extra work, with some of it being physically exhausting, and other work being very mentally challenging for them. With such obstacles in the outside world, the home can often be a sanctuary where a wheelchair-bound person can be comfortable and accommodated. However if they move to a new home environment, it is unlikely that this new place will be set up to accommodate

Simple home maintenance tips to avoid long-term costs

Owning a home can be an expensive business.  From general cleaning and maintenance, to repairs, updating fixtures, and redecorating, it can seem like there is always something that needs paying for.  As very few people have the luxury of being able to fix everything in one go, many homeowners feel that they are constantly paying for, and working on, their properties. However, these gradual payments are always preferable to those big, budget-busting costs that can occur when least expected.  For