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Forum Thread: How to Become an Owner Builder. Episode 3!

Hi guys. Welcome to Episode 3 of my Owner Builder Series. In this video we go for a walk through the old property prior to any renovating taking place. We then talk to Tony Ross from Design Studio 22 in Coffs Harbour. Design Studio 22 was the company we approached to draw up our renovation plans. Tony and l have a look at the existing plans and then go on to reveal the Final Design! Check it out and let us know what you think. :-)

Forum Thread: Will Soapy Water Kill My Zucchini?

I had aphids and or other bugs on the flowers of my zucchini's and so I used soapy water on them last night but didn't have a chance to water them this morning as I usually do and now their look wilty?? I did water them as soon as I got home today and hope I haven't killed them!!

Forum Thread: How to Keep Snakes Out of Your Yard

Many homeowners are searching for information about how to keep snakes out of their yard. If you have them near your home, it is usually a good sign your environment is thriving. Snake infestations are much more common in healthy ecosystems. However, no one enjoys living close to these frightening reptiles. Even though most species are harmless, homeowners want them out quickly and painlessly. That is why I am going to show you the best tips for keeping a snake out of a yard or garden.

Forum Thread: How to Get Rid of Little Black Ants in Your Bathroom

Do you need some help with getting rid of little black ants in your bathroom? There are many different species of ants that could be invading this sacred area. Pharaoh ants are the most common type found in bathrooms. Little black Argentine and odorous house ants can also come in from the outside and make a nest in your walls. It is usually helpful to know which species you are dealing with to formulate the proper extermination strategy. However, unless you have an entomologist on speed dial,...

Forum Thread: Bathroom Border Tile Question

I have an older bathroom. A former owner placed a thick rounded border where the tub and tile wall meet. It's loose and the caulk used wasn't mildew resistant. I thought I would remove it and place a 2" x 8" bullnosed border. What type of adhesive should I use since it is being placed on top of existing tile? What type of grout?

Forum Thread: How to Get Rid of House Flies

Would you like valuable tips on how to get rid of house flies? Everybody has faced a house fly inside their home at some time or another. Having those bothersome creatures buzzing around my household drives me bonkers. This year is without doubt one of the worst that I can remember. You don't have to be a pest control expert to embark on this how-to adventure. If you have house flies that you need to eliminate inside your house or in your backyard, follow the simple measures in this video tut...