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Updated and well-located 17 Elizabeth Place, Allenton In a fantastic Allenton location, we have this super sunny immaculately presented property with two good sized bedrooms offered for sale. Large living area, a new heat pump and an HRV system for all round comfort. Lovely spacious updated kitchen and double garaging one of which is fully lined and could be utilised as another bedroom or hobby room.

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like impatiens, lobelia and pansies - just about anything you like. Once they’re planted, water regularly and add mulch in dry areas.

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It’s also a good time to sprinkle a good general fertiliser on your lawns and garden beds. If you put it on your lawn make sure it’s about to rain so that it dissolves into the soil. Blood and bone mix is good for growth. Iron sulphate will get rid of the moss. And a broad leaf weed killer will sort out any weeds. Then in a couple of weeks sow some new seed to fill in any gaps that the weeds leave.

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Plant whatever your heart desires! If you’re a novice gardener it’s the perfect time to start your own vege patch. If you’re a bit more experienced, grow summer veges and herbs like carrots, beans, peas, lettuce, courgettes, basil and tomatoes. Or add colour to your garden by planting flowers

The birds around your area might be a bit hungry at the moment before the grass really starts to grow, so keep an eye out and put a bit of bird netting over your vege garden to protect your crops. And if you haven’t planted your dwarf beans yet, you’ve still got time!

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ASHBURTON DEVELOPMENT SITE - VENDOR WANTS SOLD FOR SALE BY DEADLINE PRIVATE TREATY closing Wed 25 October 2017 at 4pm (unless sold prior) 23 RANGE STREET, ASHBURTON COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT

FOR THE HOME YOU’VE ALWAYS WANTED... No one knows your personality or aspirations better than you. At Jennian Homes Mid South Canterbury, we work alongside you to create your ideal way of living based simply on what you want. By combining your personality with our expertise we can craft a living a space that reflects your individual needs and personality that is custom designed for you and your family. Visit us at our new Display Home 8 Whiteoak Grove, Ashburton to see how we can help you get the home you’ve always wanted. Open: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm and Sunday 12pm - 3pm.

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When should you worry about a crack? Wall cracks are common in Australian and New Zealand houses and though some are nothing to worry about, others can indicate a sinking or damaged foundation. Turning a blind eye to wall cracks may also result in the homeowner missing the warning signs for serious and ongoing structural damage.

& Employment (MBIE) has a range of resources describing the process of postemergency building assessment. However, it is important to be aware that location-specific factors such as soil type, soil displacement, rainfall events and individual building design can also affect a building’s structural strength and lead to cracks.

If the root cause of wall cracks is not identified and addressed, the damaged foundations can quickly devalue a property.

Often it will be necessary to hire a professional to make an assessment on the type and severity of damage. Regardless of the cause, the solution for severe cracks will often be the same.

When do wall cracks indicate a structural problem? Generally, smaller hairline cracks are not cause for concern. These are usually the result of seasonal expansion and contraction of clay soils beneath the house resulting in minor foundation movement. These types of cracks can be easily patched and re-painted. However, larger cracks that display the following characteristics may indicate a weakness in the property’s foundation: •

One side of the wall is higher than the other

Doors and windows no longer close in their frame

Cracks are wider than about 5mm (half a centimetre)

How to fix large cracks in the wall

Problematic wall cracks will typically start at windows, doorways or house corners.

What causes large wall cracks? Large cracks may appear because the property’s foundation has shrunk or lost its strength, causing all or part of the house to sink.

This usually happens because the moisture in the soil beneath the settled section of the home is either too wet or too dry. In a seismically active region like New Zealand, earthquakes are an obvious cause of structural damage. As homeowners it is important to take the necessary precautions following any seismic activity. The Ministry of Business, Innovation

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The best long-term solution for fixing large cracks is to lift, re-level and resupport the home. This process is called ‘underpinning’. As the house is elevated to a level position, the cracks may close or become smaller (plaster or render walls can then be patched and repainted). Windows and doors will also usually begin to work properly again. To determine if a home requires underpinning, consult a structural engineer to assess the cause of the crack and recommend a solution.

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Scandinavian style The trend has been popular for some time now and although fading a little, it’s still extremely popular.

Encompassing natural wood, soft materials and clean shapes it has been best associated with calm, restful surroundings and can be done on a budget.

However, negative space can be really important as it allows the eye to rest so that a room reads as interesting and not chaotic.

In Scandinavian countries, the tree is sacred. As forests stretch as far as the eye, these people constantly take care of natural forests and have a special relationship with nature. Utilising pines, birch, firs, oaks and beech, the natural wood is clean and light.

Still struggling? Just remember these top five tips and you will be on trend:

To make a peaceful atmosphere in the living room use of timber is favoured with smooth and rounded shapes.

Wall-to-wall carpets never took off in Sweden and all truly Scandinavian interiors will have a wooden, preferably light coloured, floor in all rooms apart from the bathroom.

Other significant features are soft materials and clean shapes. Timber combines well with soft materials and these can be set in all rooms as soft cushions, wool sofas, rugs or furs at the foot of the bed. The shape of Scandinavian furniture is about clean forms with rounded ends. This combination of elements is reflected in a unique way. Colour also plays a major role. White colour symbolises immaculate expanses of snow. In combination with other elements the home gets a bright and relaxed atmosphere for which this style is popular. Playing with textures in Scandinavian decorating can be just as interesting as playing with colour. Muted colours, rich textures from lamps, the pouf, the rug, the textiles on the couch and on the bed, keep things interesting. Keeping the colour palette muted can help your room feel spacious even if there is a lot going on in terms of decorations.

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Colour: White walls and cool grey and blue textiles definitely gives off the right ambience of a Scandinavian interior however there are more colourful textiles from the likes of Marimekko in the 60s pop vein and the much more decorative Josef Frank from the 40s. Both very different, both very Scandinavian.

Materials: Wood, and don’t be afraid to show it. Incorporate cladding on walls and even ceilings to add texture and warmth. Use a grey oil to take the yellow away from woods like pine or oak.

Form: Clean lines from architecture to furniture.

Function: A truly Scandinavian interior is very liveable.

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