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Window and door screens are the best way to keep bugs out while letting fresh air and a breeze in. A hole or tear decreases the efficiency of a screen and can also become bigger allowing unwanted pests to enter the room. Repairing a small hole is just a quick fix using a stick on

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,

With the new coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic affecting every facet of our lives, we are all required to exercise enhanced measures to protect against the possible spread of the infection. The recurring message from professional medics and the World Health Organisation (WHO) is that the most important basic step that we can take to protect ourselves

“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.” – 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

As we become more health aware and more conscious of what we eat, it’s always a pleasant surprise to find a a product that allows us to indulge in our favourite comfort foods with out the unwanted extra calories. The NuWave Brio Digital Air Fryer does just that. Now you can enjoy everything from fried

Making property and personal preparations is key to successfully surviving the impact of a hurricane. Hurricane winds can reach a constant speed of 74 miles per hour or more, according to FEMA. As a  hurricane nears land, it can bring torrential rains, high winds and storm surges. The hurricane season lasts from June 1 through

Pools can be affected by heavy rainfall and storms but fortunately the adverse side effects can be counteracted using the right combination of HTH® Pool Care products. Test your water Heavy rains can dilute the chemicals you’ve added to your pool water. After a storm or lengthy rain, it’s always smart to double-check your water

Living in a hurricane zone requires property owners to pay particular attention to the type of windows and doors installed in their buildings. While hurricane force winds do cause damage to property, it’s wind-borne debris (such as tree limbs, signs, roof tiles, etc.) and not the wind itself that causes the largest amount of damage