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Playtime in School: The Importance of Allowing Kids to Have Fun

Learning is important in the development of children. Likewise, playtime is as important as learning. This may sound off-putting, but allowing children to have as much playtime as possible gives them a breather so that they won’t feel exhausted with learning. Learning and playtime come hand-in-hand in helping children build a foundation in good personality,

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How to Maximize Space at Home

The population in Australian cities is increasing. This makes it even harder to find a suitable space to live in. These days, small homes are all the rage. Inevitably, the answer lies in creating additional small homes with space-saving designs. You can also adapt to this change and incorporate space-saving designs in your home. Here

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An Architectural Adventure: Exploring a Victorian Mansion

The Victorian style is possibly among the most recognizable of all the architectural styles that houses throughout the ages have assumed. Whether the house is a brooding hulk atop a thorny hillside or a charming mansion amid blooming flower hedges, a Victorian home is immediately familiar. But what sets a Victorian-style residence apart from other

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Garage Door Issues Every Homeowner Should Address ASAP

Automatic garage doors are convenient, time and space-saving, as well as secure. They help car owners drive in and out of their house without having to step out of the vehicle and manually open and close the doors. Given the number of times a garage door opens and closes in a single day, it is

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Protecting Our Personal Belongings: How Important Is It?

Our belongings are precious to us. They may signify an important event or moment in our life, have some financial and sentimental value, or maybe a token or memento of the past. Most of us have gone to great lengths to protect and keep these items of ours safe.   For example, gadgets such as laptops,

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Increase Window Appeal With Gorgeous Planter Boxes

Just like your eyes, the windows of your home draw the attention of passers-by and guests. And just like how a little eye shadow and eyeliner can turn your eyes from simple sight organs to windows to your soul, gussying up your home’s windows could have a dramatic effect on its appeal. Here are a

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Open Up! Making a Home in an Open Floor Plan

Having an open floor plan is a design trend in modern homes. Decades ago, homes were built with the idea that every room had a separate function. Living rooms were for entertaining guests and relaxing; the kitchen was for preparing meals, which were then brought to the dining room to eat. The first open floor

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Five Types of Pipe for Underground Plumbing Systems

Every home needs a functional plumbing system in order to have a steady supply of water. However, choosing the right materials for underground pipe installations can be tricky. Since they are buried underground, it can be hard to identify when there is something wrong with your pipes unless obvious signs appear. A poorly installed underground

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5 Practical Things to Consider Before Landscaping Your Garden

Landscaping is not just about making your garden beautiful. It’s about maximizing the outdoor space of your home through careful layout and design. You can make your dream garden happen, but before you do, here are five practical things you need to know: 1. Know Your Land Before you begin, you should know four important

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Cover Your Walls with the Best Materials

When you are finishing up your dream home, you will need to consider what you will cover your walls with. Just leaving them bare is a bad idea since you want your home to not feel like a warehouse. Thanks to modern materials, you’ve got a wide range of choices available to you. Here is

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