Are your home’s outside spaces boring and in need of a make-over? If you instantly thought Yes! then you might be needing some ideas. Here is a brief list of categories you can use to start this project off on the right foot.


Changing the lighting of your house’s outdoor areas is one way to give them an instant and relatively cheap face-lift. Poor lighting can make a space seem gloomy and depressing, and the wrong spectrum of light from the bulb itself can change the whole ambiance of your porch or patio, making in uninviting. Consider installing some wall sconces or perhaps a pilaster light in strategic areas, coupled with a warm-spectrum lighting source. This will transform a formerly dark or unlovely space into a retreat where your family will want to spend more time. If you can add a chain of pretty string lights, all the better!… Read More

Are cockroaches RADIATION proof? ACES pest control deals with cockroaches every day. Get in touch with ACES pest control for “pest control Auckland cockroaches” when you need effective treatments that safe for you and your family. Reputation: Yuck. Cockroaches are filthy, immortal scavengers that are unaffected by radiation. In a post-apocalyptic world, it will be these dirty little critters that survive.

We would be better off without them. Reality: There are almost 5,000 species of cockroaches, of which only around 30 have any pest- like tendencies. These few malign a group of insects that boasts an astonishing, enriching diversity of forms. Cockroaches are pretty well toasted by radiation. The sight of a cockroach scuttling across the kitchen floor is distinctly unsavory. This emotional truth has led most of us to believe that all cockroaches must be similarly repugnant. But not George Beccaloni, curator of orthopteroid insects at the … Read More

The Health Risks Posed From a Fire Don’t End When It Does

Most people aren’t at the best in the wake of a fire. It’s something which can destroy property as well or even better than an earthquake. And yet it’s far more likely to be totally localized on one’s own property. If an earthquake strikes than at least there’s some solidarity to be found. But that’s not the case with a fire. And this tends to make people rather anxious to get back to their normal life.

When we face tragedy as a group there’s usually a period where someone calms down and lends that clarity to others. It’s seldom one person over any other. Instead we all have our good and bad moments when we’re trying to deal with something on that level. This is what makes the aftermath of a fire so rough. We have to rely … Read More