When my first child had an accident at home, I realised we hadn't childproofed the house as well as we could have. Thankfully, they were fine, but I learned my lesson and began a thorough inspection of my home and garden. I got to work addressing the various hazards we had overlooked, and I started this blog to help other parents think objectively about the hazards in their own homes. I post about a variety of topics, such as pool safety, choosing a safe garden fence, storing medication and cleaning products, window and door locks and kitchen safety for kids. I hope you find my blog useful and informative.
27 April 2015
At first glance, carpeting may all look the same and you may not think there is much difference in the types of carpeting available for your home. In truth however, there is a wide range of choices when it comes to the material used for carpeting and the length and density of the fibers, all of which will affect how carpeting feels and its overall longevity. If you're in the market for new carpeting for your home, note a few simple terms and factors about carpeting in general so you make the right choice.
14 April 2015
Are you interested in buying a motorhome, but are not sure which one will meet your requirements? Then you should take the time to learn more about the different types that are available. By doing so you can make an educated choice regarding the type of motorhome that you end up with. Here are the most common types of motorhomes that you will encounter: Micro Vans: a micro van has the advantage of not taking up much space on the road, and that means they are a relatively agile mode of transport, yet they still provide the basic facilities that can be found on motor homes.
30 March 2015
There are different benefits attached to the installation of external glass bi-fold doors. They are flexible, easy to install and use and they enhance outdoor-indoor living in the property. Moreover, they are available in a wide range of designs that improve the residential aesthetics and are ideal for advancing security when used in tandem with quality locking systems. There are three types of materials commonly used in the construction of the bi-fold doors; aluminum, timber and uPVC.
16 March 2015
Realizing that you have asbestos in your home can be very disturbing, since asbestos is linked to mesothelioma, a very deadly type of cancer. If you do have asbestos in your home and you want it to be removed, it's best that this is handled by a professional like ASBESTOP. Note a few questions to ask if you know that you have this substance in your home, so you can determine if it should even be removed and the best choice for doing this.
2 March 2015
Choosing the right type of flooring for your bathroom during renovations is imperative. There are different tile products available in the market, and the selection criteria should include durability, versatility and the financial implication. The resilience of the chosen flooring will determine the performance when the tiles are exposed to constant moisture and varied temperatures. The aesthetics are also significant: the right material should merge with your traditional or contemporary style in order to enhance your living space.