home, life and strata

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ELECTRIC CARS AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA IN 2022

Electric vehicles (EV) are slowly but surely building momentum in Australia. Although supply has been constrained, their sales more than doubled in 2021, to almost... [read more]
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ELECTRIC CARS – YOUR MOST COMMON QUESTIONS ANSWERED

Most experts agree that the next decade will be when electric vehicles (EVs) hit critical mass on the global market.  Car makers have been ramping... [read more]
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SERVICING AN ELECTRIC CAR – HOW DOES IT COMPARE?

How does servicing an electric car compare to servicing a regular car? One of the most touted advantages of owing an electric vehicle (EV) is... [read more]
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RENTING IN STRATA – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

For many people, renting an apartment or townhouse in a strata property is often their first time living away from home. For others, it can... [read more]
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$102 MILLION IN STORM DAMAGE CLAIMS PROMPTS WINTER WARNING

RAC is urging Western Australians to prepare their homes for winter weather, after last year’s storm damage claims reached $102 million — an 83 per... [read more]
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WHAT DO MY STRATA LEVIES COVER?

When you purchase a property in a strata scheme, you may wonder exactly what the money you pay quarterly for your strata levies cover. Levies... [read more]
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LIVING IN STRATA – PEOPLE, PETS AND PARKING

Most issues that strata managers deal with come down to three things; People, Pets, and Parking. They may sound like trivial issues, but all three... [read more]
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PESTS AND STRATA – WHO’S RESPONSIBLE? 

It doesn’t matter what time of the year it is, insects seem to find their way into our homes. But when it comes to living in... [read more]
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BENEFITS OF STRATA COMMUNITY GARDENS

One of the best ways to engage with your neighbours is to turn your common gardens into a community hub – a place where everyone... [read more]
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YOUR GUIDE TO GERALDTON AND THE ABROLHOS ISLANDS

Often overlooked as little more than a pit stop on the way to somewhere more exotic, Geraldton is an attraction in its own right and... [read more]
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PERTH TO ESPERANCE WITH STOPS, INTERESTING ATTRACTIONS AND TOWNS TO VISIT ALONG THE WAY

There are so many interesting, and even unlikely, things to see and do on the way to Esperance, that it really would be a shame... [read more]
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DRIVING TIPS THAT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE

Car safety technology has advanced in leaps and bounds over the past few decades, but even the best car safety tech can’t yet correct all... [read more]
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9 EASY OVERNIGHT GETAWAYS FROM PERTH

If you need a break but are short on time, a holiday from Perth is closer than you think. Luckily for city locals, a short... [read more]
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10 UNIQUE AND UNUSUAL PLACES TO STAY IN WA

WWII airplanes, tiny cabins and glamping domes. When it comes to quirky accommodation, WA leaves no stone unturned. If you’re looking for a unique spot... [read more]
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20 FREE OR CHEAP THINGS FOR LOCALS TO DO IN PERTH

If you’re a Perth local looking for a unique or interesting way to spend the day, look no further. While the likes of Kings Park... [read more]
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eRIDEABLE DEVICES – WHAT ARE YOUR OPTIONS?

From a laptop-sized platform that you can ride, to a voice-activated, self-balancing unicycle that can follow you around when you’re not even on it. These... [read more]
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8 OF THE BEST STARGAZING SPOTS WITHIN THREE HOURS OF PERTH

Perth and its surrounding areas are full of lakes, lookouts and open spaces that make them excellent stargazing locations. Be it the Perth Observatory in... [read more]
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HOW TO GET RID OF SPIDERS IN AND AROUND YOUR HOME

While most of WA’s house spiders are relatively harmless, there are a few species that can get quite aggressive when cornered. Red-back, white-tailed, huntsman, mouse... [read more]
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LEARN TO SAVE A LIFE IN 30 MINUTES

It takes just four minutes for an unconscious road crash victim with no serious injuries to die from a blocked airway, but simply lifting their... [read more]
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6 COMMON HOUSEHOLD ITEMS YOU LIKELY DIDN’T KNOW WERE FLAMMABLE

Being aware of even the smallest fire hazards in your home is essential in minimising your fire risk. While electrical equipment, candles and open fires... [read more]
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A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO SETTING UP A SMART HOME

Voice-controlled lighting, a fridge that tells you when you’re running low on milk, and a toothbrush that sends live video of the inside of your... [read more]
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7 SOURCES OF MAJOR LEAKS IN YOUR HOME THAT AREN’T CAUSED BY RAIN

Appliance failure is a major cause, that’s why you should always monitor daily-use appliances like dishwashers and washing machines for faults and leaks. In other... [read more]
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JUST HOW ‘SMART’ CAN HOMES GET?

A future where your appliances can ‘talk’ to each other to make life easier is already here. Does your dog get lonely during the day?... [read more]