2017

Sound It Out: Dealing With Environmental Noise

Your home is meant to be a safe space where all the worries of the workplace melt away - where you can relax alone or with family and friends, unperturbed by the world around you.  Unfortunately, that's simply not always how things pan out.  Whether you live in an urban neighbourhood, a rural one or somewhere in-between, there's a chance you may be suffering from local environmental noise.  This can range from traffic to loud music to round-the-clock barking.

Bush Regeneration: 3 Basic Principles

Bush regeneration is designed to restore the Australian Outback to its natural state. If you own an area of land in the outback, you may be interested in regenerating the bush which covers the area. In order to start the process of bush regeneration, it is important that you understand the basic principles of bush regeneration. Below is a guide to 3 basic principles of bush regeneration. Identify Native Plants and Trees

Ewaste: What Is It And How Can You Dispose Of It?

In recent years, e-waste has become of grave concern in Australia. This type of waste covers a vast assortment of electrical gadgets, equipment and appliances that have become obsolete. With technology evolving at such a fast-paced rate, the e-waste that is produced by households is growing exponentially. As a result, landfills are becoming filled with this waste, which is hazardous or the environment. Read on to find out what is contained in e-waste and what would be the best way to dispose of these materials.

Preventive Care Ideas for Your HVAC System

As the adage goes, prevention is better than cure. It will take you less time and resources to keep your HVAC system in good shape instead of waiting for it to develop problems and call for a repair. Essentially, HVAC stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Without it, you wouldn't be able to enjoy the thermal comfort inside your house despite the temperature terribly high or low. If you are looking to keep your air conditioning unit in good shape, here are some helpful tips to get you through:

Some Creative Solutions to Soil Drainage Problems

Areas of poorly draining soil, particularly in gardens and around driveways and pathways, can mar the appearance of the landscape and create other problems as well. People tend to avoid these areas, both because they're unattractive and because they're difficult to move through—especially after a storm. But there are some creative solutions that not only address soil drainage problems but also transform the places in which they exist into appealing features of the landscape.