64 days ago

ParaBeam Alert System plus Installation!

Mike from OHC Ltd

A ParaBeam is a great way to be notified if anyone enters your property. Can cover areas of importance such as driveways, gates, common entry spots, and garages. The base receiver can integrate with many alarm systems, consolidating your security into one.

The ParaBeam system utilizes strong and reliable solar-powered beams to detect if a car or person crosses it, and sends a signal to the base receiver alerting the owner that someone has entered. These systems can be installed into many places, with a range of up to 300m between the beams (the area you want to monitor), and 2.5km from the beam to the base receiver (in the house or office). Standard installation has a range of 40m for the beam and 400m for the receiver. With a selection of various models, we can find a solution for your needs.

Starting from $1199.

Optional extras include:
• Pagers and radios to alert multiple people on-site
• GSM module to send a text when the beam is broken
• Up to four total ParaBeams per base receiver
• Additional remote alarm to cover another area of the house or workplace

Inquire via phone or in-store to discuss your needs and solutions.

Price: $1,199

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6 hours ago

Dealing with local weeds #2 Yarrow (Achillea Millefolium)

Sean from Carterton District

I say #2 as I have written quite a lot about Buckthorn that is rife in Carterton, but have all but eliminated from our property. Now Yarrow. Quite a bit in our lawn and in the berms in Lincoln Road Carterton. Often seen in roadsides when in flower, see pictures below. My research shows it is encouraged overseas and has some redeeming qualities, one is the use of its foliage providing good results on bleeding cuts when no sticking plaster is handy. I have a Lawnboy Sprayer and plan to give my lawn a treatment and have learnt that Dicamba that is in Turfix could have a good result. Hard to remove manually as its rhizomes (heavy stems that grows underground) are hard to remove completely. It was introduced as a component for pastures in New Zealand owing to its high mineral content and drought resistant properties but of course unwanted in our lawns! If anyone has other information to add that could be helpful, let me know.

1 day ago

Have you resorted to cutting your own hair?

Katie Townshend Reporter from Dominion Post

For many New Zealanders, there's never been a better time to give themselves DIY bangs, a drunken bowl cut or partial shave of the head.
But worried stylists across the country are preparing for the hair-pocalypse when salons reopen. Have you resorted to cutting your own hair? How did it go?

8 hours ago

Join us for lunch and some new ideas

Jo Haywood Reporter from Homed

Hey neighbours, how are you finding life in lockdown? If you're looking for new ways to mix things up at home and in the garden, we can help!

Join us for a virtual lunch from 12.30 on Wednesday (8 April), when NZ House & Garden and NZ Gardener editors Naomi Larkin and Jo McCarroll will be live on Homed to answer your questions, share their expertise and chat about your latest projects.

From repurposing items you already have to create a stylish new interior, to getting a steer on what you can sow and grow in the garden right now, here's your chance to get help and advice from those in the know.

And if you've already finished some home and garden projects during lockdown, don't be shy... show us what you've done. We'd love to see them! Click here and get in early to submit your questions and join in the fun. You can also email photos of your projects to: homed@stuff.co.nz.