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Why Conversion of New Shipping Containers into Homes Is a Really Good Initiative

Most of the new shipping containers being sold in Australia are fabricated abroad, loaded with goods and then sent on a one-way journey to the country. Once the cargo has been unloaded, the containers are completely removed from international shipping service. This explains why new shipping containers are also called "one-trip" or "one-use" containers. With a large number of "one-way" containers being shipped into Australia every year, shipping companies have had to look for responsible ways of getting rid of the "   Read More...

How to Inspect and Maintain Your Wooden Jetty

If you own a wooden jetty which you use to embark and disembark on your boat trips, it is important that you keep it in a clean and well-maintained condition. Many boat owners concentrate so much on keeping their boats in good shape that they forget all about the condition of their jetties. Below is an introductory guide to maintaining your wooden jetty. Understanding the Causes of Potential Problems A jetty can be affected by a range of different issues.   Read More...

4 Benefits of Using a Hydroponic System

Have you ever heard of hydroponics? For many years, hydroponics was associated with kids trying to grow marijuana plants. However, increasing numbers of people across Australia are starting to learn how they can grow all kinds of different crops using hydroponics. Hydroponics is a process by which plants are fed using a nutrient-rich solution which is passed over the roots rather than being fed into a soil base. Below is a guide to 4 benefits of using hydroponics.   Read More...

Buying jewellery for a loved one

If you have a relative or loved one to celebrate, you might be looking for a gift that they can use and appreciate now and for the rest of their life. A beautiful piece of jewellery is a great heirloom that can be worn again and again and keeps giving joy.  Here are some tips to help you choose the right piece of jewellery.  Opt for a classic piece of jewellery   Read More...

Getting the most out of your storage space

Whether you're moving home or just need somewhere to house your extra belongings, a self-storage unit can give you a secure place to keep everything from books and clothes to furniture and appliances. Since you're paying for your storage space, you'll naturally want to get as much into as little space as you can. Here are a few tips for packing items efficiently for storage.  Be selective  Before you start to move your items in, be honest with yourself about what you're going to keep and what you can sell, donate or otherwise get rid of.   Read More...