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Clean gutters on double storey home

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While cleaning out gutters on a single level home is a reasonably easy annual home maintenance project, on a double storey home it can be a tricky task, and a dangerous one if proper safety precautions are not undertaken.

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Essential weatherproofing for IBR roof

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Before the rainy season sets in, one area that needs to be checked on a regular basis is an IBR sheet roof. On an open carport this is not essential, but where an IBR roof is surrounded by walls it is important that an annual inspection be done to check for leaks.

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Making savvy choices about your geyser usage

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The average geyser uses up to 60% of your household electricity, so it makes sense to regulate its electricity consumption. You can do this by using a geyser timer or a geyser controller, but what is the difference between the two?

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Easy DIY guide to rust prevention and treatment

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Without proper protection and regular maintenance steel becomes pitted with spots of rust that eventually lead to disintegration or structural failure in the case of hinges and locks.  Here are some easy DIY tips for proper maintenance and repair of steel fittings.

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Guide to painting your home exterior

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If your home exterior is not looking as good as it should - cracks everywhere, paint is peeling and metalwork is starting to show rust, then now is the perfect time to think about fixing up and painting your home exterior, fittings and trim.

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Low cost, low maintenance tips for securing a home

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There are many ways in which a homeowner can secure their property to prevent any potential intruder. Here are some low cost, quick and easy tips for extra security in a home.

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Keep your linens organised

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If you find that you have to dig around in a pile of jumbled linens to pull out a matching bed set, or you are unable to locate that matching set of guest towels, chances are your linen closet is jammed to capacity. Organising a linen closet allows you to easily and quickly take stock of what you have and find what you need without hassle.

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