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Keeping animals and pets away from your air conditioning unit

You probably love pets and animals; however you certainly don't love the fact that they can damage the equipment that improves your indoor air quality. The outdoor air conditioning equipment that you depend on for comfortable temperatures inside your home during scorching days is prone to damage from uninvited trespassers in your home. These are pets and wild animals that often roam around the neighbourhood. Part of your duty in maintaining the effectiveness of your air conditioning unit is to safeguard it from wandering creatures. Read More 

Placing a Skip Bin on a Public Road: 4 Tips

If you are planning to hire a skip bin and place it on your own property, you should not be subject to any official regulations, so you will be able to place it wherever you wish. However, if you do not have room on your property to accommodate a skip bin, you may have no option but to place it on the public road outside the front of your home. Once you place a skip bin on a public road, you will have to adhere to a range of local laws. Read More 

Important Considerations When Installing Fire Extinguishers In Your Home

A house fire is one of the biggest fears for many Australian homeowners. Installing one or more fire extinguishers in your home is an excellent way to provide you with peace of mind and the ability to quickly and effectively combat a fire in the unfortunate event that one should break out in your home. Simply having a fire extinguisher in your home isn't enough. There are several factors that you'll need to consider to ensure that they provide the security you require in the event of a house fire in your home. Read More 

Septic Tanks: Crucial Guidelines on Maintaining Your Treatment System

The septic tank system is one of the most beneficial small scale wastewater treatment plants. It is ideal for residential applications, particularly for regions which are not serviced sufficiently by municipal or private sewage disposal networks. Typically, you will enjoy long-term service after installing your septic tank and associated components. However, if the system is not maintained as expected, your property will become prone to sewage contamination due to leaks and blockage. Read More 

4 Best Tips for Managing Weed Invasion in Your Garden

Weed invasion can be problematic in your garden because it can affect the health of your crops and the aesthetic appeal of your home. Also, weeds can encroach into your garden and yard, replacing or competing with native vegetation for light and nutrients. Homeowners should try to take care of the weed invasion problem so that native species can be preserved. Moreover, some weeds can be toxic to humans and animals and cause allergic reactions and irritations. Read More 

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Family energy efficieny

Growing up my parents always yelled at me to get out of the shower quickly to save power. These days we have an eco-friendly set up in our house that has an endless hot water from a hot water system and I'm always looking at easy ways to save energy around the home. It's funny how these things go in cycles! Luckily for me my kids are also enthusiastic about preserving the environment and saving power so half the time it's actually by kids find new ways to preserve energy. We collect all of our tips on this site to help other families save energy as well.