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How Much It Costs to Build an Outdoor Kitchen

Cost of building an outdoor kitchen in Australia.

Aussies are al fresco lifestyle lovers. And this comes as no surprise, considering the warm climate we enjoy most of the year in many regions in the country. The nation “runs” outdoors at every opportunity, be it to relax with a book under a tree, to do a bit of gardening or to set up the BBQ before some dear dinner guests arrive. Well, this post will focus on exactly that – what it takes to enjoy outdoor cooking and eating, in terms of cost.

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How to Get Rid of Spider Mites on Indoor Plants

How to get rid of spider mites from your indoors plants.

Spider mites can be a menace to both outdoor and indoor plants. They are so minute and practically invisible to the naked eye that you need a magnifying glass to spot them. This, of course, makes it difficult, even for the experienced gardener, to detect a spider mite problem early on. And unfortunately, one often notices their wilting and struggling plants far too late when the damage has been already done. So, if you suspect that your houseplants or greenhouse crops have been attacked by the little critters, read on! (more…)

What Causes Drummy Tiles and How to Fix Them

What causes drummy tiles

If your tile floor feels unstable and makes a hollow sound in spots when you walk, most likely, a few tiles have not bonded properly with the screed underneath and have become loose.

Also called “drummy” tiles by building professionals, this type of floor defect can be truly annoying, we agree. But what causes it? Well, this post will look into exactly that – the reasons behind drummy tiles. You’ll also learn how to fix them.

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