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.
13 July 2015
When it's time to build a new garage or replace the garage door, you have several options available to you. Many homeowners opt for the standard garage door that is one piece and which folds out and then slides up a track to the ceiling of the garage. While this may be a popular choice, an electric roller door for your garage can offer many advantages for your home. Note a few of those here so you can determine if it's the right choice for you:
22 June 2015
Do you love the idea of walking out to your garden and picking fresh apples for your daily juice, cherries for a pie or lemons for a batch of your favourite lemon curd? You may not have space for tall, sprawling fruit trees in your garden, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy your own mini orchard: Choose Your Fruit Trees Wisely Opt for dwarf fruit trees, which tend to reach a maximum height of 2-3 metres and won't sprawl any wider than 1-2 metres.
22 June 2015
The water heater is an essential system in the plumbing system since it provides general convenience when performing kitchen and bathroom tasks. Most systems have a prolonged lifespan but you will eventually need to replace the appliance. Common problems that indicate that your residential water heater include corrosion of the water tank, serious leaks and consistent malfunctions which occur when the system becomes old. You can choose to replace your heater with conventional models which are typically tanked systems which are powered by gas or electricity.
28 May 2015
Making the most of your property's storage space is an absolute must for any homeowner. Aside from making a house appear neat, clean and tidy; intelligent and shrewd use of storage space in the home is actually able to boost resale value. After all, home buyers are always willing to pay a little extra for a house that looks and feels spacious. Listed here are four great ways to make the most of the storage space available in your home from A to D.
12 May 2015
Aside from the regular air conditioning systems, with all the ducting, there are a few more modern ways to cool down a property. One of the popular methods among homeowners is the split system air conditioning unit. As a homeowner who would like to install some kind of air conditioning system, you may be wondering if a split system is suitable for you and what benefits it has. Where It Is Effective