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tamarind

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4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Anyone else not carpeting bedrooms?

"How carpet helps asthma and allergy sufferers
So if carpet isn’t contributing to allergy and asthma problems, how is it helping those with the conditions? Carpet acts much like a filter,…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Insulation

Insulation in the roof is the best. blinds would be a big help also and an exhaust fan to help in circulation of air.If its summer i use humidifier to…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Anyone else not carpeting bedrooms?

I see.. with cinema better to put carpet. Don't you have an air purifier at home, the portable one? it would help especially your daughter is sensitive to dust.

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Clothes Line

Daytek is good .. we have the twin fold down clothesline. very flexi..and can hung a lot of clothes. sometimes i just hung our clothes in the laundry area if…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Underground pipe problem

My sister's house is in trouble, they notice one day that part of the tiles in the main living room is bulging.. they called 911 suspecting its an earthquake... it…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Our Half Acre Heaven- Bushman's cave

my husband is painting one of our rooms. what is this low VOC paint? does it have a less odor? i can't stand the smell good thing we have an…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Anyone else not carpeting bedrooms?

better than a carpet, though still need vacuuming and use of air purifier , cause still air needs to be filtered but surely less dusts will be trapped in the…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Moulds in walk in closet

I think this is the right solution to your problem. In the past we also experienced the same problem. Our closet was just next to the bathroom and we also…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Anyone else not carpeting bedrooms?

agree with you Kylie40 !
" as stated by others, dust allergies & asthma is worse with carpet due to it being a haven for dust mites"
need to vaccum everyday…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Home Cinema Room to add or not to add?

I've always wanted to have a home cinema room , but can't start it cause no room is available anymore :lol: so what i do is…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Why its so costly - "Light and Fan" in Laundry ?

If you already have a big window that would suffice the ventilation, or have an exhaust fan instead for proper ventilation so molds wont grow in the area. For the…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Anyone else not carpeting bedrooms?

Feels the same way, its hard to maintain a carpet with pets inside. You have to vacuum almost everyday and in my case i use air filter/purifier cause we hate…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Laundry Exhaust Fan

what is that fantech, a simple fan? dehumidifier works best for drying out and eliminates pests or mold growth... so double purpose

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Need a clothes dryer

I have LG as well and sometimes when our dehumidifier is running, it serves as clothes dryer also :) double purpose...

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Ceiling fans vs small air con unit in bedrooms

I'd go for aircon even while sleeping I just put on the timer so it would turn off if its cool in the early morning and don't need to wake…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Classic style weatherboard Melb - back landscaping stage 1

Beautiful house ! I love the style! Cogratulations!

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Floor Plan feedback please

exactly, natural air is good or if you're using a dehumidifier? hang your clothes there and will surely dry fast :) double purpose..

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
How's your air conditioning coping in the heat?

Ohh very well said, that is why :) thanks! too dry air causes a lot of allergies, and that friend of ours is sensitive to…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Installing air purification around the house

yes beneficial but quite pricey.. but having a stand alone air purifier for filtering air or a dehumidifier for reducing humidity is much cheaper i guess.. its up to the…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Hay Fever Sufferers

I avoid grass if its spring time, i just stay home and close windows, run an airpurifier until i fall off to sleep :) saves me…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Laundry Exhaust Fan

Panasonic try it very quiet.. or just open window for ventilation. if you have dehumidifier, it is much better than exhaust fan

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Move out Cleaners

$150 good for whole house 3BR regardless how many hours she spent cleaning

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
How's your air conditioning coping in the heat?

I remember last week we visited a friends house, her Ac is on and at the same time her humidifier,the living room as well as the dining is airconditioned. I…

4 years4 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Anyone else not carpeting bedrooms?

You must have gotten a decision now but just want to say a piece, given your case get rid of the carpets as it will trigger your boys asthma though…

5 years5 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Stains on walls?

This link might help , how to remove stains from wall
http://www.howtocleanstuff.net/how-to-c ... ted-walls/

5 years5 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Moisture in structural particleboard flooring?

How have you solved this? it looks like a moist leaking through the ceiling. The room should be well ventilated, we had like that one before in our dining area…

5 years5 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
What render colour is this?

which one? the beam or arch at the entrance? its mocha or burnt siena, cross between

5 years5 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
How's your air conditioning coping in the heat?

Have to change the filters, and to help cooling we're running a fan too, this would lower the energy consumption.

5 years5 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Hay Fever Sufferers

Ohh sorry to hear that.Stay indoors as much as possible particularly in early morning and late afternoon.Try wearing a mask when outside,avoid ragweed, mountain cedar, ryegrass and the likes.When gardening,…

5 years5 yearstamarindtamarind posted:
Condensation help please

we've had this problem too before the moulds in the shoes, clothes, side of the windows.. we changed also our blinds to cloth curtains and put exhaust fans and and…

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