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.
7 October 2015
Your choice of home buildersis one of the most important considerations to make if you intend to build your home. However, with a little planning and research you can end up with builders who perfectly meet your unique requirements. There are many factors to consider when selecting a home building firm, but this article outlines eight of the most important ones: Determine what you need Not all builders can proficiently construct all houses.
22 September 2015
When choosing curtains for your windows, you'll want to pick something that resonates with the personality of your existing furnishings and wall colours for an aesthetically pleasing finish. Curtains should blend well with wall colouring because they are offset against each other, so you wouldn't want something that sticks out like a sore thumb. For a cohesive appearance, here are some smart ways to synchronise wall colours with curtains. Blend into Wall with Matching Colours
31 August 2015
Most homeowner's rely on two main methods of heating their home: central heat that flows through ducts installed in the ceilings or walls, and radiant heating where radiators or portable heaters radiate heat to warm up a room. But if you are looking for another heating method that can provide you with advantages over these two types of heating, you should think about underfloor heating, which is becoming increasingly popular. To help you understand everything you need to know about this type of heating, here are the answers to some common questions.
21 August 2015
The Bureau of Meteorology has officially declared that Australia is in the midst of a new El Nino weather pattern. While this may be good news for drought-stricken parts of the USA who will receive higher than average rainfall, in Australia it means a long, hot, and dry summer ahead. Many areas may face strict water conditions, and gardens usually suffer because of this. However, there are several ways that you can help your garden to survive the drought.
10 August 2015
When buying flowers, most people pay most of their attention to the different flower species, the arrangement and the decor aspect of their purchase. However, beyond that, you should also consider the packaging and presentation that your flowers have. This will not only determine how the overall flower arrangement looks, but packaging also plays a big role in flower placement and longevity. Read on to see how. Bouquet The bouquet is the most popular flower packaging available.