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    Moving in an Elderly Parent to your Home – What you Need to Consider First

    For many reasons it makes a lot of sense to have your ageing parent come and live with you – particularly during these strange times where elderly people can feel lonely and isolated due to lockdowns and closures of places where they would ordinarily go to socialise and have a bit of human contact. Before you go ahead and move them in with you, make sure you get off on the right foot by considering all of the needs of both you and people in your household and the person that is moving in with you – here are some things that you may want to think about before they…

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    How to Waterproof Outdoor Stairs? Follow the Steps

    External stairs, especially wooden ones, are generally a characteristic of homes with swimming pools, whirlpools, bridges or raised porches. However, atmospheric agents pose a potential threat and can destroy them over time. The only way to protect these stairs is by waterproofing them. This operation will not only protect them from rain, sun and wind, but also from some insects such as carpenter bees. Waterproofing the external stairs of your home is an essential step in preserving their beauty and resistance. The steps necessary to waterproof the stairs of the house depend on the material from which they are made. Let’s see, through the steps of the following guide, how…

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    How to Build a Grill With Lava Rocks

    When summer arrives, there is no better thing than to organize outdoor grilling: it almost seems that sausages, hamburgers, fish and steaks are waiting for nothing else to be cooked on a hot lava stone plate, so as to preserve their taste and enhanced the flavor. We also say that cooking is free of fats, with familiar aromas and smells, like those of the past. The barbecue, among other things, offers the possibility of having a comfortable stove for outdoor cooking. In the following steps, you will find the right indications on how to build a grill with lava rocks.

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    How to Reframe a Window? Follow These Steps

    Inside homes, we often have to intervene with maintenance or renovation works or when we buy a house or when the needs of the family change and new environments need to be created. We can decide to redo the floors, move the walls, paint the ceilings and walls, create new rooms, and set up areas with specific roles. In some of these cases, we will also have to create new openings to the outside or enlarge existing doors or windows. The watchword, therefore, is restructuring! In short, I will explain how to reframe a window.

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    How to Get Rid of a Locust Using Chemicals From Your Garden

    Locust infestations have been a hazard to crop crops for virtually all of our history. At the beginning of this year 2020, a great plague of locusts devastated the crops of many countries in Africa, in addition to Pakistan and India. At the other extreme, already in ancient texts such as the Iliad, the Bible or the Koran are mentioned, and even the ancient Egyptians knew its ravages.

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    How to Care for Rue Plant? Step by Step Guideline

    The rue is a very lively, perennial looking plant that can measure up to 1 meter in height. It is beautiful, with alternate leaves, branch-shaped stems, teal in color and with a striking yellow flower. A certain magical power has always been attributed to this plant. In fact, it was thought that if it dried it was because it absorbed negative waves from the environment. Here, we tell you how to care for rue plant.

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    What kind of ceiling lights to choose?

    Pendant Pendant lights are hugely popular and come in a wide variety of colours, shapes, sizes and finishes. These lights create a strong focal point and are perfect to place anywhere inside your home, whether it’s in small spaces or in larger rooms with high ceilings. Pendant lights can customize to your room and many are height adjustable. Choose vibrant colours to match the paint in your room, or opt for glass, metal, brass or silver for a modern look. Be sure to match your ceiling rose to the finish and colour as well – find the latest ceiling rose range here Clusters and chandeliers Cluster lamps and chandeliers are…