Renovation and Home Design



At the moment I am having some issues with my website which are taking some time to solve.

I am also working on updating the site.

During this time the site will be slower and I will not be posting.

Sorry for the inconvenience!


Bottled Gas – Cooking

Photo from wickipedia

Photo from wickipedia

Many people building a new house like cooking on gas, but may find that their area doesn’t have a mains supply.

The question then becomes “Should you go for bottled gas, or go all electric?”

Energy Cost

To compare energy costs you first need to understand how much energy there is [read more…]

PCI Guide – New 4th Edition


I have just completed the 4th edition of this best selling E Book.

This Revision includes:

Extra Check Lists Even more advice on what to look for New Section on removals with Checklists




Previous Purchasers

All those who bought the previous edition between 1st July 2015 [read more…]

10,000 Visits A Month

10,000 visits

Yesterday was a big day for this blog, and me!

This screenshot from Google Analytics shows I passed the 10,000 visits a month milestone for the first time.

OK its not the hundreds of thousands that some websites get. . . . . . . but then the site is only aimed at people [read more…]

Optus + NBN – Fail 2

A couple of weeks ago I posted about the problems in getting an Installation Appointment but things didn’t much better.

Stage 5

New Optus Modem arrives in the post followed by an NBN installation engineer on the 5th May. the engineer checks the line plugs the modem in and leaves telling us that we should [read more…]

Optus + NBN – FAIL

Since the National Broadband Network (NBN) became available in our area our story of customer service with Optus has been appalling!

Stage 1

At the end of March we tried to use the Optus on line system to book an installation.

After an on line discussions with an Optus representative we were told that the [read more…]

Creating A Gorgeous Outdoor Patio With Spectacular Paving


Guest post by Hubert Dwight

The patio is that part of the house that is dedicated for relaxation and rest. It is a great place to get away from it all and just enjoy a setting sun after a long stressful day.

There is no better way to make the treasured patio [read more…]

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Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

Everybody is talking about SEO. . . . but to get GOOGLE to like you takes more than a few SEO tricks.

When GOOGLE refers someone to your site it checks:

How many pages the visitor looks at; Which pages they look at How long they Stay;

Google also checks to [read more…]