1. Skip to navigation
  2. Skip to content
  3. Skip to sidebar




Property News

Is it time for those garden chores?

March 01, 2012

 

If your tenancy agreement makes the garden your responsibility, here are a few tips to help you get things in order after a season of summer growth.

  • Thoroughly sweep driveway, paths and paved areas.
  • Trim back overgrown paths and  paved areas, and neaten any edges.
  • Weed garden beds, paths and  borders. TIP: It’s much easier to do  this after rain when the ground is  soft.
  • Rake the lawn and clear major plant debris.
  • Mow, weed and feed the lawn.
  • Tidy steps, decks, garage, carport and shed.
  • Give outside of the house a brush  down with special attention to  cobwebs. Clean the outside of  windows, external louvers and  screens where you can. TIP: If your  responsibility extends to gutters (this  will be state and lease dependant), it  may be worth calling in an expert  rather than tackling the job yourself.
  • If the garden or pot plants are  looking a bit worse for wear, replace  dead plants. Some potted colour will  make a huge difference. Local  garden centres and nurseries will be  able to give you advice.

Latest Articles

LJ Hooker focuses on consumer changes

Leading real estate network LJ Hooker has addressed the changing research behaviours of consumers ...
read more

LJ Hooker delivers on changing consumer habits

Leading real estate network LJ Hooker has addressed the changing behaviours of consumers seeking ...
read more

May Shines the Light on the Challenges of Cystic Fibrosis

The National Cystic Fibrosis 65 Roses Campaign is hosted during the month of May to promote ...
read more

More Australians to live alone

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), the number of households in Australia is ...
read more

Property investors don’t forget a depreciation schedule

If you own an investment property and haven’t been claiming depreciation, you could be ...
read more

Getting ready for the end of financial year

In the latest January building approval figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics ...
read more