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Improving Feng Shui on Cul-de-Sac Houses

October 16, 2014

Houses on cul-de-sac are known to have not-so-good Feng Shui as the energy is recycled and never able to easily escape. Energy is believed to bounce back from house to house on a cul-de-sac, and houses with bad energy flow is considered to have bad Feng Shui. But do not fret! Here are some tips on how to improve the Feng Shui on cul-de-sac houses so that you can refresh and uplift the energy of your home.

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Improving Feng Shui on a T-Junction House

October 16, 2014

Living in a house that sits on a T-Junction is a Feng Shui Master’s worst nightmare. A T-Junction house is one type of houses that has obvious bad Feng Shui. A T-Junction house not only has too much movement energy coming towards it from the oncoming traffic, but also a higher risk of cars running into your front door.

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How to Buy a House with Good Feng Shui

October 6, 2014

Following on from our last post on How to Feng Shui Your House, we continue the journey on the path to discovering the ancient art of Feng Shui. The ancient Chinese believed that a structure must be supportive of good energy balance and be in harmony with its surroundings. In addtion, well a feng shui-ed building is believed to keep its inhabitants in harmony with each other.

So what’s the most important structure in your life right now? Your house. And with that, here are a couple of tell-tale signs you should look out for

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How to Feng Shui Your House

October 6, 2014

They say a well feng shui-ed house will create a more peaceful home, bringing with it a dose of luck and tranquility. Want to try it for yourself? Follow these simple steps to turn your house into a feng shui haven and see whether it’ll increase your chances of winning the lottery!

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Why Location is Important When Buying a House

October 6, 2014

When buying a house: location, location, location! (or so the ol’ saying goes). But have you ever stopped to really think about why location is so important when buying a house? Here are some factors that you should consider when choosing your next home to live in.

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Tips For Moving Houses

October 6, 2014

Despite the excitement of moving to a new place, there is always the dreaded hassle of moving houses. You’re not just moving objects from one place to another, but you are moving a home — a place with memories and stories. So make the easy part of moving convenient so you can reminisce and enjoy the last moments of your old home before you move out for good.

 

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Protecting Your Home Against Burglary

October 6, 2014

There’s not much that can stop an experienced burglar from breaking into your house if they’re determined to do so, but there’s no reason to put your property, and possibly even yourself, at risk my making it easy for them. We’ve compiled a simple list that can help you protect your home’s contents from theft.

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3 Budget Improvement Tips for Your First Home!

September 25, 2014

You’ve taken out that home loan, sacrificed months of Saturday mornings for inspections and nervously sweating your way through countless auctions until you’ve finally scored your dream home! This is it, the ultimate sign of adulthood as you settle down with a house, a mortgage and hopefully a life partner to do all of this with.

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Protect your Property!

July 2, 2013

Is your small business currently located near a construction site? Is the shop next door fixing their roof? Maybe fixing their broken pipeline? Or rewiring their electric circuit?

You shouldn’t ignore what’s happening next door and should be fully aware of the work being done. Just in case the broken wire they’re fixing is intricately linked to a wire of yours or a the broken pipeline leads to a shared pipe between the two buildings.

Beware of construction sites, as safe as they are, your shop or office may be damaged due to construction sites

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Prepare your property before bushfire season

November 20, 2012

You should prepare your home to survive a bushfire, even if your plan is to leave. A well prepared and constructed house is more likely to survive a bushfire than an unprepared one. Firefighters may not be able to defend a poorly prepared property, their lives are at risk too.

Walk around your property and imagine a bushfire is coming. Look for items likely to burn or places where embers could start a fire, for example embers can enter through gaps in roofs, walls, evaporative air conditioners and gutters. Remember to install a stainless steel open weave mesh cover

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