2016

Lawn Mower Winter Storage Tips

With the cold season already here, it’s important to know how to winterize your lawn mower. By storing the mower properly in the winter, you can guarantee a fresh start in the spring. Here are some of the things you need to do in order to winterize your lawn mower effectively: Clean the deck Cleaning the deck before winter prevents moisture in grass clippings from causing corrosion and rust to the deck’s underside.


Key Benefits of Steel Industrial Sheds

Steel has made a steadfast foray into the construction of a myriad of structures due to the range of benefits that this material offers. Typically, when it came to the construction or commercial sheds, concrete would be the choice material. Timber would also be a popular option for farm sheds, as the material is readily available. Nevertheless, if you are looking for something contemporary, then you may want to consider steel as your material of choice.


Three Tips To Remember When Designing A Deck To Withstand Your Destructive Dogs

As a new homeowner, you are no doubt filled with ideas about how to improve your outdoor living possibilities during summer. Now is the time to get your deck builder locked in ready to build with summer’s lovely heat just a few months away. However, while you are in the designing stage of your deck, it is important you keep your canine family members in mind. A badly designed deck can end up a very damaged deck when you don’t give thought to your excitable four-legged friends.


A Few Simple But Important Tips for Buying New Curtains

Curtains can give any room added softness, making a space seem cozy and inviting. However, choosing curtains for your home may be more complicated than you realize, and it’s not unusual for homeowners to wind up with a color that somehow clashes with their furniture or wall paint. Certain materials may not provide the light blockage that you expected either. Note a few simple but important tips for buying new curtains so you’re happy with your window treatments for years to come.


Modifying Your Bathroom Layout? 3 Tricks To Plan Your Bathroom Vanity Design

If you’re thinking of giving your bathroom a major overhaul, then you’ve got to plan every element as carefully as possible to ensure you get everything you want in your bathing space. This guide aims to equip you with smart tricks to help you plan your vanity design during bathroom renovations. Establish The Vanity Layout Before you finalise the finish and colour, you have to plan the vanity layout based on the space you have in your bathroom.


How To Make A Beautiful Door Curtain From Old Vertical Blinds

When it comes to replacing old and tired-looking vertical blinds, you might be tempted to just throw them out.  Wait!  Why not convert your old vertical blinds into a functional and attractive door curtain?  Here’s how to transform your clutter into pretty chic in a few easy steps.  What you’ll need old vertical blinds scissors washing-up liquid warm water sponge beads, crystals etc coloured twine hole punch hanging hooks You can find everything you’ll need to embellish your hanging door curtain in good craft supplies shops.


4 Money-Saving Tips for Your Kitchen Remodel

Remodelling your kitchen can pan out to be one of the most expensive remodelling jobs around the house. This closes out many homeowners who need better functionality from their kitchens but are on a strict budget. Taking the job apart and planning carefully, however, can help you land the kitchen you want without having to sell of one of your children on the black market. Read on for easy tips that will add up to thousands of dollars in savings.


A Few Tips When Having Custom Cabinets Made for Your Kitchen

Having custom cabinets made can mean creating a kitchen space that works specifically for you and your family, and that is suited to your taste in d├ęcor. When you do have the chance to have custom cabinets made, you don’t want to overlook the opportunity to ensure they offer everything you need to make your kitchen one you’ll love for years to come. Note a few tips when you’re having these made for your home.


When "Early to Bed and Early to Rise" Becomes a Problem

Do you wake up very early in the morning, long before your alarm sounds? Do you struggle to stay awake in the evening? If you’re stuck on an excessively early sleep pattern and you can’t seem to fix it, you could have Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder (ASPD). What is Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder? ASPD is a condition that makes you wake up excessively early in the morning and fall asleep long before your desired bedtime.


Quick Tips for Choosing the Best Garage Door for Your Home

Your home’s garage door may be more important than you realize, since it can either add or detract from your home’s curb appeal and also works to keep everything inside your garage safe from potential thieves. If your home’s garage is attached to the home, this can also be a potential point of entry for intruders. Note a few tips for choosing the best garage door for your home when you’re ready to upgrade or replace the current door.


First House on a Budget? 3 Cheap, Fast Renovation Guides to Tide You Over

So, you’ve bought your first house on a budget, and you’re now a little broke. You hate the kitchen cabinets, loathe the colour of the bathroom tiles, and your old walls have seen one too many nails. What can you do without spending too much money? Read on. Walls Some older houses suffer from poor quality walls that could use a skimming of plaster. If you’re on a budget, how can you achieve a smooth wall finish without the cost of a plasterer?


6 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Kitchen Remodel

Are you remodelling your kitchen and want to make it more environmentally-friendly? Luckily for you, there are plenty of ways to do so, and making several little changes can add up to a big difference. Here are just 6 ways to improve your kitchen’s environmental credentials. 1. VOC-Free Paints Many popular paints are made using volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These emit potentially harmful gases and are certainly not eco-friendly. If you’re going for an eco-friendly remodel, find paints that are free of VOCs.