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Tips for Adapting Your Home for an Older Person

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If you live with an elderly person or have an older family member who is moving in with you, then you may need to make no special adaptations to your home to accommodate them. Increasing mobility limitations of tend to come with age and it is often better to make suitable adaptations to your home before they are needed. For example, if you only act to put an adaptation in place because an elderly family member has suffered a fall, then you are carrying it out too late.…

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How to Choose the Right Flower Arrangement For a Friend's Funeral

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If you’ve recently lost a friend, you may want to show your love and respect by ordering a flower arrangement for the funeral on behalf of you and your family. This may not be something you do regularly, and you may not be sure what kind of arrangement or flowers would be most appropriate. What do you need to know? Funeral Flower Arrangement Types There are various types of flower arrangements that are suitable for funerals, ranging from large casket displays to wreaths, bouquets and even single flowers.…

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Tips for Making the Most of Your New Carport

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Protection for your vehicle is obligatory if you want to retain its pristine appearance and keep the mechanical components at optimum condition. Nevertheless, not homeowners have the luxury of having a garage on their premises. While you may be considering constructing one as part of a remodel, it may be good to consider opting for a carport instead. Carports may be portable structure, but this does not mean that you cannot customise your shelter to suit your residence as well as ensure it meets other supplementary needs you may have for this structure.…

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Leaving Home? 4 Habits That Will Help You Avoid Pests

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Moving out for the first time and don’t have a clue how to deal with pests? Getting into bad habits is a surefire way to attract all sorts of creepy crawlies, so forget leaving that takeaway pizza on the kitchen counter for a week. Building the habits below will help reduce the risk of any unwanted visitors, and sets you up for a happy, healthy life in your new place.…

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Two tips for homeowners who want to install shade sails in their gardens

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If you’re thinking about having a shade sail installed in your garden, here are a couple of tips that you may find helpful. Make sure it suits the aesthetic of your house exterior Shade sails are semi-permanent fixtures; unlike a garden parasol, they are usually left in place all year round. As such, your shade sail will have a long-term impact on the overall appearance of your property. Because of this, it’s important to make sure that the one you choose suits the aesthetic of your house exterior.…

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3 Vital Elements When Creating A Beautiful Hamptons Style Kitchen

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Finding the right aesthetic style for your new kitchen can be a challenging task. Kitchen design has come a long way in recent years and people now expect the room to be an integral part of the home’s hub, to look incredible and to function perfectly. Many homeowners opt for the ultra-modern, minimalist look that is currently in vogue. However, this sleek and sometimes stark style isn’t to everybody’s taste.…

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How to Ensure That Your Recliner Lounge Serves You Longer

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Have you noticed that your sofa seats are sagging or losing their visual appeal? In case you have seen any of these signs and your seats are only a few months old, then it indicates that you need to change the way you handle them. Below are various steps that you can take to ensure that your recliner lounge serves you for a long time. Keep them away from the fireplace…

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Design Tips to Give Your Kitchen a Modern Update

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The new year is a great time to redecorate your kitchen so that you can start with an entirely new aesthetic in this space. However, renovations should not exclusively be about fixing elements in your kitchen that look worse for wear such as old flooring, decrepit splashbacks and so on. Introducing new design elements to your space can give it a fresh new look and inordinately improve the appeal and functionality of your kitchen—not to mention that gravitating toward modern design elements will boost the value of your home, too!…

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The Low-Key Deeds of Locksmiths: The 4 Heroic but Unsung Acts of Locksmiths

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Locksmiths are famous—and sometimes infamous— for their ability to pick locks, crack safes and fashion the keys for almost any lock. You call them when you’re locked out of your car or home. On a chilly night, when all you want to do is get inside and put your feet up, but you’re locked out, the sight of an approaching locksmith brings great relief. However, although their job is an important one, locksmiths don’t quite get as much attention, or admiration as, say, firemen do.…

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4 Trees That Are Ideal for Creating Shade

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Is your outside space just way too hot to spend time in? Are you tired of sitting under sun umbrellas all summer long? Investing in some shady trees is a great way to keep your garden naturally cool, meaning you can spend more time enjoying it. Having enough shade is particularly important if you have children or live with elderly relatives, since they can be susceptible to sunburn and heatstroke.…

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