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Tips for maintaining a timber garage door

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A single or double garage is standard for many South African homes. As a measure of security, a garage allows us to have a place to keep our motor vehicles safe and protect them from the sometimes harsh weather we experience. But since most garages are sited at the entrance to a property for convenience, a garage door also adds or detracts to curb appeal.

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Maintain wooden window frames

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Wooden window frames add natural beauty to the homes they grace. When properly maintained wooden window frames can last a lifetime. Here are some tips of maintaining wooden window frames.

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Toolbox for home plumbing

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Save money and time on minor plumbing repairs in and around the home by kitting out a plumbing toolbox. 

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Toolbox for home electrical

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There are minor home electrical tasks that any homeowner can perform -  without having to call out an electrician. Here are a selection of tools to invest in and set up a home electrical toolbox.

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How to fix a door that has swollen

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With all the rain that we have experienced recently, more than a few homes are going to have a problem with doors sticking in their frames, or doors that scrape on the floor.

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How to label a home distribution board

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By labelling a home distribution you are taking a step towards understanding how your home electrical supply works. In this article we show you how to label a home distribution board.

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Clean gutters and downpipes

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The incessant rain has no doubt made many homeowners aware of gutters that are overflowing, either due to debris in the gutter itself, or due to a blocked downpipe. While a home that is under trees is more susceptible to blockage than one that isn’t, windy weather can easily blow leaves and debris into gutters. That’s why it is important to clean out gutters once a year.

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