Posts filed under: Tips for Home Owners

About eight years ago I had to attend a conference in Sydney and after booking a fare looked online for accommodation. I searched by location and made my choice on price. So long as I was close enough to the...
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In a case of life mirroring fiction, a recent insidious email scam bears some striking resemblances to an episode of UK TV show Black Mirror, where a visitor to online porn sites is blackmailed and coerced into undertaking a number...
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  Every four years the most watched sport on the planet serves up a carnival that decides which nation’s team wins the FIFA World Cup. In just over four weeks, 32 teams get whittled down to one and along the way...
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Nobody likes being taken for a ride, being sold misleading or faulty goods, or paying for services that aren’t up to scratch. It is well worth knowing your rights under the Consumer Guarantees Act (CGA) 1993, not only for when things go...
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You can create a beautiful, relatively low-cost shipping container home simply by adding a touch of luxury to a shipping container. If you have decided that you would prefer a shipping container home rather than a small house with basic...
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It was either Oscar Wilde or Donald Trump who said you never really appreciate a thing until it’s gone. For the past week, over half of Auckland’s homes have had their power supply disrupted by a vicious storm that hit...
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Kiwi summers aren’t just about long periods of hot weather – because we are in the South Pacific, we are also susceptible to tropical storms. Whenever there are warnings of the possibility of severe weather events, it makes good sense to be...
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In business it’s critical to build a customer base while holding on to existing ones. Knowing what consumers are looking for in every transaction is a vital part of ensuring your business stays healthy and thrives. The most successful businesses...
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So here you are – you’ve just had a business finish up a job for you, and they’ve asked you to leave them a review on NoCowboys. You have a spare minute to do so, and the feedback will be...
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If you want to make sure that your house in is in the best condition possible, then every season there are particular things that need your attention and summer is no different. We’ve trawled through a number of excellent articles...
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