Common spring pests in Australia
Home Improvement Blog

7 Common Spring Pests To Watch Out For This Season

October 5, 2017 David Best

Spring is a beautiful time of year with flowers in bloom and the weather warming, but it also means some less desirable Australian spring pests.

While it’s true that you should keep an eye out for pests in and around your castle all the time, you may not know that depending on what season we’re in, you are more or less likely to encounter certain kinds of pests compared to others. To trained pest control experts, common household pests are actually pretty predictable critters. You can be ready to spot the early signs of spring pests and end a whole lot of pest-y problems before they wreak too much havoc.… continue reading

Home fire safety
Home Safety Blog

How to Optimise Home Fire Safety

July 6, 2017 Lillian Conners

One of the greatest dangers every household faces is fire. A moment of negligence is enough for a fire to break out and destroy your home or even the lives of those dearest to you. This is why it’s important not to leave anything to chance, but take all the necessary home fire safety steps to prevent or properly manage emergency situations. When you family and home are at stake, there’s no cutting corners, which is why you really need to take the following advice into account if you wish to protect your home from fires.… continue reading

Home emergency maintenance
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Home Emergency Maintenance: How to tackle Urgent Situations?

February 15, 2017 Chloe Taylor

Apart from ordinary daily chores, we are sometimes faced with unpredictable and emergency situations in our abodes. Then, regular maintenance tips prove to be futile, which leaves many people at their wit’s end. Fortunately, knowing how to proceed in the wake of such a problem can save nerves, money, and ultimately the lives of people living there. The disasters need to be met head-on, without panic: You have to make informed decisions and take effective action.

Electrical hassle


The first emergency case on the list is electricity going down.… continue reading

Secure Home
Home Safety Blog

How safe and secure is your Home?

December 13, 2016 Chloe Taylor

People spend a great deal of time preoccupying themselves with matters of aesthetics and comfort, neglecting one thing that should be a top priority. Even when they consider safety, homeowners think in terms of crime and burglary.

Well, sorry to break it to you, but this is only the tip of the iceberg. Home is the place where most accidents and injuries tend to occur, including those with the fatal outcome. There are many dangers that lurk in the living environment, and the best way to deal with them is to take precautions.… continue reading

home alarm system protects family
Home Safety Blog

5 ways a home alarm system can protect your family

December 11, 2016 David Best

When it comes to protecting our families, our possessions, and our precious pets, it’s important to choose the best options. Installing a home alarm system can keep your family safe from several threats and give you peace of mind.

1. Secure your possessions

Buying home owner’s insurance is one step towards protecting your valuable belongings. But the payout doesn’t entirely make up for the inconvenience and heartache of having to replace your favourite things. A home alarm system can prevent them from being stolen in the first place.

When you advertise the fact that you have a home alarm system, it deters potential burglars before they even attempt to enter your home.… continue reading

Master Lock’s Bluetooth-enabled padlock
Home Safety Blog

How to Effectively Burglarproof Your Doors

November 17, 2016 Lillian Conners

If you’re wondering where to start with adequate home protection, begin with the entrance to your home. There are many ways to burglarproof your doors and they are all equally important so don’t neglect the necessary steps needed for your own peace of mind.

Choose the right material

Not all materials are the same. Therefore, you have to be very careful when choosing the doors and consider your own needs and budget options. Basically, you can choose between sturdy wood, metal, fiberglass and steel. All these materials have their own advantages and disadvantages so make sure to do your research, analyze the possibilities and ask for help if necessary in order to settle with the right material for your home entrance.… continue reading

Home Security Innovations
Home Safety Blog

Home Safe Home: 5 Residential Security Innovations

October 26, 2016 Chloe Taylor

They say that home is where the heart is, so you’d better keep it safe, especially since burglary rates are rising throughout the world at an unabated speed. Fortunately, homeowners today no longer have to rely on old-school lock and chain, because the modern technology continues to produce scores of fresh home security systems & solutions every year. The 2016 CES brought many cool devices to the market to help real estate owners keep tabs on their nests’ safety, and here are just a few security innovations you can try to keep unexpected visitors off your property.… continue reading