Moving house is one of life's stress enhancers, so you need to spare a sympathetic thought for those who tackle it while disabled. As someone who wants to help a handicapped parent move into a new home, there are several things you can do to make the removals process easier for them. While they may have resisted assistance in the past, using these tips will ensure you know what you're talking about when it is time to shift from one property to another.
14 March 2018
Moving house doesn't have to be an emotionally and physically exhausting task. It can be relatively easy and smooth if you are adequately prepared for it. Unfortunately, most people forget simple things which end up complicating the moving process and igniting disagreements with the moving company. Here you will learn a few things that you should take care of before the D-day to simplify the task. 1.
27 February 2018
Concrete tiles are shaped pieces of cement. Most people tend to get confused, thinking concrete tiles and cement tiles are different things. Well, it is the same thing, only that the name concrete tiles sounds more attractive and therefore sells more. Pros of using concrete tiles Saves on cost: concrete tiles are cheaper compared to other types of tiles. They don't need to be fired at extreme temperatures and are therefore less time consuming and the amount of resources used in its production is pocket friendly Easy to customize: it is very easy to make tiles into any shape, color or pattern.
16 February 2018
If you are starting to suffer from mobility issues, it makes sense to renovate the kitchen with your changing needs in mind. The type of flooring you choose is particularly important, and there's no choice better than rubber flooring. Here are just five reasons why. 1. High Traction If you suffer from mobility issues, you're not likely to be quite as stable on your feet as you once were. It's harder to recover from a slip, and such a slip can place excess pressure on damaged joints and weak muscles.
22 January 2018
Fire is possibly the most feared and destructive thing that could happen in and around your home. Every year, house fires and bushfires destroy homes and lives across the country. Having the ability to prevent and put out fires is an important part of home safety for most Australians. Yet, too many people neglect their fire safety appliances and systems, only to find that they don't work effectively or at all when they're needed.
15 November 2017
Carpeting is a ubiquitous floor covering in Australian homes. The high versatility that it provides makes it a favourite for both decorating as well as enhancing the comfort in different rooms of the residence. Moreover, since carpets can be easily cleaned by vacuuming, some homeowners never contemplate professional carpet cleaning. The reality though is that routine vacuuming only eliminates surface dirt. The longer you have owned your carpet, the higher the likelihood that dirt and contaminants have made their way deep inside your carpet and have become embedded on the fibres.
10 September 2017
The right window treatments can be beautiful and functional as your home's privacy solution. They are great for covering up the unwanted view inside or outside your home. But how often do you dress up your windows for function rather than beauty? With proper placement of the right window treatments, you can dramatically lower your monthly energy bills. Here are a few window treatments that will help you ease on your air conditioning.
6 September 2017
Locking yourself out of your home or losing your keys can be very distressing, especially since your other plans get delayed in the time it takes you to come up with a solution. It's even worse if this happens at night when all you want to do is get inside and get to bed. This article discusses some tips you can apply to reduce likelihood of being stranded outside your home at the most inconvenient times.
1 September 2017
A glass shower screen is a great feature for any bathroom, no matter its size and no matter your choice of decor in the space. If you've never thought about having a glass shower screen installed, note why it can be a better option than a standard shower curtain, and how it can improve and enhance the bathroom's appearance and even its safety. Cleanliness and hygiene Shower curtains need a liner inside the tub or shower area, and these liners are notorious for holding mildew and mould along the hemline, even if they're advertised as waterproof.
25 August 2017
Larger families are better served by a multi-door refrigerator whose capacity is usually larger than that of single or double-door fridges. This article discusses some of the features that you should consider when you go shopping for a multi-door refrigerator for your large family. Temperature Zoning Large families normally need to store different food items at varying temperatures in order to keep that food fresh. It is therefore advisable for you to select a multi-door refrigerator that can allow you to set different temperatures for the different compartments of that refrigerator.
23 August 2017