Kia ora neighbours,
Just a quick update from us - the Neighbourly team have cleared out the prize drawer and we've got five $100 Prezzy® Cards to give away. Check out if you're one of the winners below and if you recognise any of your neighbours, be sure to let them know!
- Kirsten Williams from Strowan
- Hameed Mohammed from Royal Oak
- Helen Garwood from Kimbolton
- Alannah Schlaadt from Rangiora
- Tamati Read from Tāupo
Claim your prize by getting in touch with us at firstname.lastname@example.org and your share of $500 will be coming your way.
Te Pōkaitahi Reo
Meet Parminder Singh (Punjabi) who shares his journey with Te Whare Wānanga o Awanuiārangi:
“Studying in the Pōkaitahi Reo programme has allowed me to develop a totally beautiful and unique relationship with Māori communities. The learning has helped my work to bridge gaps between Māori and others in our multicultural communities. When I look back, I feel really proud. It’s a great feeling when I speak te reo Māori. It’s a privilege.”
Share in Parminder’s experience and enquire now for 2021. These programmes are tuition fee free!
So, you’ve finally chosen that fabulous wallpaper to showcase your style but how do you best look after it to keep it looking fresh and clean?
Many a foreign object can flick onto the surface of the wallpapers in your home that can range from food to crayon to fly spray, the list goes on. Like any textile, wallpapers do need a little bit of love every now and then, a regular wipe down with a clean cloth should keep dust and marks at bay however there are times when there may be the need for a more deeper clean.
To better understand how to care for your wallcoverings we need to first understand the different types of wallpaper on the market and their cleaning durability. The main three classifications are:
1. Washable: Coated papers (light weight vinyl) would fall under this category. A mild detergent and water can be used to occasionally wipe surface of wallcovering. Not suitable for high traffic areas due to light cleaning and inability to remove stains or contaminants without damage.
2. Scrubbable: Generally heavy vinyl’s, these types of wallcoverings are suited to higher traffic areas as they can withstand scrubbing to remove stains and dirt more effectively.
3. Spongeable: The most delicate of the three methods with wall coverings primarily used for decorative effect (uncoated). Best maintained by using a dry clean sponge/eraser or with a lightly dampened cloth and avoiding heavy water use.
Keep reading: www.curtainclean.co.nz...
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