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Did you know that you can ‘recycle’ store bought veggies and start growing them yourself? This isn’t true of every vegetable you put in your shopping basket but there is a decent list of leafy greens, root vegetables and herbs that you can cook and use the parts that you would normally discard to start

We are fortunate to live in a climate that is conducive to growing plants and vegetables. More and more individuals are turning their hand to planting their own favourite vegetables and fruits because the yield behind a little bit of effort is very rewarding. We just need to look at the roadside mango, banana, avocado,

“An earthquake is a sudden and rapid shaking of the ground caused by the shifting of rocks deep underneath the earth’s surface. Earthquakes can happen without warning and result in injuries and damage to property and roads. Earthquakes can cause fires, tsunamis, landslides, or avalanches.” – https://www.ready.gov/earthquakes Much the same as we prepare for Hurricane

It’s very easy to overlook a single broken tile on the basis that it’s too complicated or costly to replace. Ace’s Home Expert, Lou Manfredini takes you through the simple step-by-step process on how to remove and replace the damaged tile: Helpful Tips Once you have removed the grout, use a piece of cloth to

The Department of Waste Management has announced that it will embark on a pilot project to introduce house-to-house garbage collection in selected communities, starting on August 19. Waste Management Officer in the Department Marquese Maduro said the goal of the project is to minimise the amount of waste that goes into community dumpsters. “This will

If you want to keep your pool in pristine condition, you need to know the pool water alkalinity, pH level, and calcium hardness so that you can balance and treat the water with the appropriate products and in the recommended quantities. Drakes Traders makes it as easy as 1-2-3: Come in to the store and

May 01

Tools

Having the right tools is the key to any successful project. If you own a home or a vehicle, you know having quality tools is also a must for day-to-day maintenance and repairs. At Ace, you’ll find a wide selection of tools from name brands you trust including Craftsman, DeWalt and Stanley. Just remember to

May 01

Paint

Updating your home can be as simple as applying a fresh coat of paint. Ace Hardware can help you find the right painting supplies to help you transform the “before” into an “after” you’re sure to enjoy. Since preparation is just as important as the paint job itself, set yourself up with some must-have painting

Patios and deck space are perfect places to relax and spend time with family and friends.  We have your outdoor living needs covered with a wide selection of outdoor living products. From barbecue grills to outdoor living accessories to maximize your enjoyment of  entertain well after the sun goes down. These outdoor accessories include fire

Proper landscaping is key to completing the look and feel of a property. With the rocky, and hilly settings of many properties, it’s important to plan a design and select plants that not only suit the Caribbean climate but which require low maintenance care. At Drakes Traders we can supply you with all the lawn