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9 Things You Forget to Clean

Spring is on its way, and with it comes spring cleaning. We like to pride ourselves in going through the house and making sure everything is spotless. But there are probably some things even the most thorough of us aren’t cleaning — and we definitely should be. When you’re on your next cleaning binge, make sure you’re cleaning these. 1. Doorknobs and Locks We touch these every day, but when’s the last time you can remember wiping one down? Depending on the material of your fix...

June 18, 2019

BECAUSE WE CARE

About Blind Safety. is dedicated to enhanced child and pet safety to reduce potential risks, Identification of window coverings with cords as one of the top five hidden hazards in the home.Danger comes from inner cords such as those found in horizontal blinds and roman shades, operating cords used to raise and lower the blinds, continuous loop cords such as those found in vertical and roll up shades, or even from loops created by consumers after installation – when cords become knotted or tang...

January 22, 2019

Pre and Post Christmas

The Christmas holidays are a wonderful season full of family gatherings. If your home seems to be home base to many of these events, you may feel overwhelmed trying to prepare your home to receive guests. You are not alone. To help you with this seasonal task, we have prepared a list of quick tips to get your home cheerfully clean for the Christmas crowd!...

December 7, 2018

Your step-by-step guide to end of lease cleaning

The trick to a hassle-free exit from your lease is organising your cleaning regime within a proper time frame. Here are some of our best tips for making your next bond clean a success....

November 30, 2018

Carpet Beetle Infestation

Carpet beetles feed on a wide range of animal-based items, including silk, leather, fur, wool and animal hair. As a result, carpet beetles may infest carpets, upholstered furniture, blankets, coats, comforters, wool, pillows and clothing. While carpet beetles rarely attack synthetic fabrics, they may feed on these items when they are soiled by perspiration, oil and food. Infestations can spread quickly.Adult carpet beetles feed on pollen and nectar outdoors. The larvae may eat seeds, animal...

November 19, 2018

New Landlords v tenants: How to live in a house

Landlords have come in for a bashing following the publication of the People's Review of Renting by Renters United.The report contained extracts of tenants' bad experiences with landlords and damp, unhealthy houses.But seasoned landlords feel they are being demonised, and say tenants "who don't know how to live in a house" can turn an ordinary family home into a damp, mouldy mess in just a few months.Auckland landlord Peter Lewis gave the example of a friend who turned l...

November 19, 2018

Dampness in homes

Unfortunately, winter brings a lot of problems to under-heated properties. Under insulated properties (of which NZ has many) effect health and wellbeing of hundreds of people each winter. Damp and cold homes are also likely to suffer from structural damage. With new insulation standards for rentals coming into effect July next year, looking into ways to improve heating in your investment property makes financial sense. Insulation By 1 July 2019 all rental properties, including private rentals, m...

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