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How to Prevent Termite Infestations?

A CSIRO Study states that 1 out of every 3 homes is susceptible to a termite attack. And the only reason this fact might not worry you is if you enjoy the protection of a trusty termite control treatment securing your home. Australia alone has around 300 species of termites, which means these pests clearly have an advantage. And if that wasn’t already worse the ones destroying homes, buildings and entire properties are subterranean in nature. Since they nest underground in stumps of tre..

How to Budget for Your Vehicle Running Costs

Buying a car can seem like a onetime fee, but the cost of running and maintaining your vehicle can end up being an expensive long-term cost. RACQ estimates that the average weekly cost of running a car ranges between $116 to $332 depending on its size and fuel consumption. Managing your vehicle running costs is an important way to reduce your expenses and ensure that your car stays in a good condition for resale. Here are some of the ways that you can keep costs down and improve your c..

How to Sell Your Junk Car and Get Money

If your car has been stationary for a long time, does not have the necessary papers, has several parts missing or it’s too old, then it is likely to be junk. Instead of allowing it to rot in your yard, why not get some cash out of it? Unfortunately, you can't expect to get as much or even close to the buying price but it might fetch some good cash in the market. Here is how to earn extra money from the old car. 1. Evaluate its Value By taking an inventory of the car or determining its va..

The 50 Best Father-Daughter Wedding Dance Songs

Weddings are emotional by default. With the celebration of love, the joining of families and so much joy in one room, it’s only natural to get a little teary. There is one moment during the wedding day, however, that is more touching than the rest: the special dance between the bride and her father. The father-daughter dance symbolises a special and unbreakable relationship that remains strong throughout everything. Therefore, choosing the right song is crucial - but tricky. The song..

Home Security Tips For Holidays & Vacations

After a long year of work, most people look forward to a few days off over Christmas. But no matter what time of year it is, us Aussies always look forward to a holiday - and we definitely know how to chill out better than most. But there is one downside: going away even for a few days leaves our homes open to the risk of burglary, vandalism or worse. The answer: great home security. So if you want to go away this Christmas and not worry about your valuable home and possessions at the ..

8 Ways of Soundproofing a House that Actually Work

For those who stay in metro cities, it can be a nightmare to suffer from the entire disturbance created because of the noise outside. Moreover, if you happen to share a wall with your neighbours then things get even worse. A good way of dealing with this problem is to soundproof your house. There are several budget-friendly ideas that you can incorporate. To begin with, you can determine the source of noise and then work on the areas of your house which are the closest to it. Below are the top 8..

Custom Wallpaper – The Best Way to Decorate Your Property

Custom wallpaper is an innovative product which enables you to decorate walls with a design of your choice. While traditional wallpaper may be difficult to apply and remove, custom wallpaper uses a special adhesive which is forgiving, allowing it to be repositioned, with the freedom to change your design or return your wall to normal. Installing your custom wallpaper is easy. Simply peel and stick in the desired spot and use a flat tool to press out any air bubbles. Some vendors may of..

Employee Retention Strategies Every Employer Should Know About

Engagement, education, encouragement, and excitement. These are four words to keep in mind when keeping your new and veteran employees around for the long haul. Discover the 10 things you can start doing to make every person more productive and dedicated. 1. Accomplishment Emails Sometimes it’s just the little things. You don’t have to spend a fortune on constant pay incentives to show your appreciation. Let the office know what they’re doing right. Send out emails when three or more..

5 Super Ways to Promote Your Local Business Online

In a digital era, it would be a crying shame if you were never to discover the true marketing potential of your local business. Many local entrepreneurs believe that the key to long-term success lies in connecting with your community on a personal level, and while that might be true, the way to achieve this should not only be via traditional marketing methods such as flyers and billboards. Instead, you have the opportunity to harness the power of the web and use it to attract customers fr..