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Tips To Build A Home That’s Eco-Friendly And Budget Friendly

Nov 05, 2021

One of the top things on everyone's long-term wish list is building their own home. Building your own home is one of the best ways to ensure you can live the life you've dreamed about living. When building your own home you get to customize everything to ensure your preferences and lifestyle are prioritized.  That being said, building your own home doesn't come without limitations. After all, you may be building your dream house, but they are going to be grounded in reality. In this case, your reality is your budget. Construction supplier Tom Castle reminds us “You'll constantly find...

BY Warren Hodges
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How to Break the Rut of a Sedentary Lifestyle

Oct 07, 2021

Modern society has effectively engineered prolonged sitting and other sedentary behaviors into our lives. But, did you know that excessive sitting can have a profound effect on your health? In this article, we are going to take a look at how excessive sitting affects your health and what you can do to break out of a sedentary lifestyle.  While it might not have crossed your mind, the average office worker can spend up to 15 hours of their day sitting down. On the other hand, an agricultural worker typically spends less than four hours a day seated.  Sitting significantly lowers...

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5 Reasons to Hire a Stonemason

Oct 04, 2021

Stonemasonry is among the world's oldest professions. It is responsible for the building of many of the earliest shelters, bridges, temples, and monuments. If you decide to choose this service you will be choosing a very reliable and time-tested process. Many residential and commercial building owners recognise the value of stonemasonry since it continues to be very popular and has stood the test of time.    Determining whether or not you want to use stonemasonry services is a two-part question. Is masonry right for me is the first question and do I want to have stone masonry, is the second question....

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How to Improve Your Garden Before You Sell

Sep 02, 2021

There are all kinds of benefits to landscaping. You'll be able to increase your home's property value if you keep the greenery neat and tidy. It has environmental benefits, and it can even keep you in good health.  With these gardening tips, you'll be able to enhance the landscaping around your home.  1. Make Sure the Edges of Your Lawn Are Well Defined  It's important to mow your lawn regularly, and edging is essential as well. It's a way to tame your lawn and keep it from looking out of control. When your lawn looks easy to maintain, it'll be...

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6 Reasons Why Everyone In A Law Firm Benefits From Equality

Aug 24, 2021

Hiring from a talent pool filled with diversity Firms get to have a larger pool of talent from which they can pick the best fit for positions by fostering equality. This ensures that more people can pursue the legal profession.  Lord Neuberger, while addressing the House of Commons back in March 2014, stated that the highest quality of judges can be realised by ensuring judicial appointments were made from a diverse talent pool. This argument is also applicable to solicitors.   Diversity is, in some cases, regarded as the enemy of merit. I however disagree. So long as diversity is correctly...

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7 Benefits Of Plants In The Workplace

Jul 28, 2021

There’s something about being around nature. Most people attest to feeling much better and full of life from simply walking in the park, garden, or communing with nature. Do you have a headache or feel sad? Take a stroll around the block, preferably where there are trees, and it will all go away.  Being around nature seems to help the body and mind relax, which could be good for your productivity at work.  These are some of the reasons more, and more people have plants on their desks or even around the workplace. The benefits of having a plant around...

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Gardening Tips To Improve Your Health

Jul 14, 2021

Gardening is not limited to making your house good (even though your home always needs curb appeal). Scientific research shows that caring for plants is one of the ways to improve your well-being. Interacting with flora is also a good way to improve your mood and mental health, just as physical exercise improves blood pressure levels and ensures a healthy weight. Get ready to roll up your sleeves and start digging this spring/summer season and get the following benefits; 1. Burning a lot of calories Gardening is considered an exercise because all the energy used to plant and take care...

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5 Design Tips That Expert Landscapers Swear By

Mar 10, 2021

It's great that you're working on your very first garden or if you're rehabbing a space outdoors that came with the house you bought. Everyone loves gardening, especially since gardens improve our overall quality of life. In fact, they shelter us from rain, improve the quality of air and they make us feel relaxed thanks to their colours.  You might be wondering where should you begin? Well, you've come to the right place because below are a handful of helpful tips. 1. Your Garden's Purpose Raising food, visually pleasing and creating a living space are what gardens were historically designed...

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Tips And Tricks For Successful Tree Maintenance

Feb 04, 2021

We love trees just as much as you do. But sometimes, our favourite source of oxygen can get in the way of our house and get out of control. What happens then? We have to sometimes take matters into our own hands. The first step to succeeding in tree maintenance starts with understanding the basics behind it. Here are some of the reasons many people fail in this area.  1. Lack of knowledge – The person has little to no idea of how it should be done. 2. Lack of discipline – A gardener knows precisely what and how things...

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A Guide To Choosing Sustainable Wood Furniture

Jan 19, 2021

Are you looking for sustainable wooden furniture? When decorating one of your spaces, the furniture you choose will play a huge part in the aesthetics of your space. More than this, your furniture can have a great impact on your health as well as the health of the environment.   With modern sustainability movements growing, there has been an increase in innovative designs regarding furniture.   This article will provide some tips on how to find your wood furniture that looks great, but more importantly, is sustainable. #1:  Find Furniture Made Using Reclaimed Materials Reclaimed wood refers to wood from houses, old...

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