Image Credit Things break. Living in a home means there are going to be things that need repairing. There are plenty of repairs that require a specialist, but for some jobs you need a little bit of know-how and the right tools. In this blog post, we’ll discuss ten such home repairs that everyone can do if they knew how and which tools to use. 1. Fix a leaking faucet
Not everyone is handy with repairs. In fact, for some, the idea of getting up a ladder is enough to send them running for the Yellow Pages. This is partly because many homeowners and renters, particularly at the younger end of Generation Y, never learned to fix anything. Gen-Y has grown up in a disposable world where everything is replaceable, plus classes based around handiwork (such as shop class and
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Although your grandpa might have created all his projects through practice and repetition, you can make your life a little easier. There are plenty of great woodworking apps to help you decide which wood to use, measure angles, and add the finishing touches to all your woodworking projects. Consider downloading some of these five apps for your smartphone, whether you do woodworking just as a hobby or as a career.
Buying a fixer-upper and turning it around to make a profit is a dream for many people. Some people are able to make good money from flipping houses. However, these people are always very careful and do their best to make smart decisions. If you want to renovate a property that has seen better days, you have to go about it in the right way. Whether you buy yourself a
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Image by Maxwell Hamilton Spring is on its way; you can smell it in the air (almost). What better way to celebrate the warmer weather by giving your garden a much needed makeover? Even those of us who have the greenest of fingers will find our gardens get a bit of a battering over the winter, especially with all this terrible weather we’ve been having. Let’s have a look
In the wake of the raised consciousness about the dangers posed by the climate change, the rapid consumption of natural resources, the water and air pollution as well as the staggering population density recorded in some areas all over the world, the need for more sustainable living solutions is gaining momentum. Many local communities have hence begun to develop long-term economic and social strategies with a view to tapping into
Image Source We all want our house to be the best it can; we don’t all have the money to splash out on expensive interior design. With the lounge being one of the most used rooms in the house, we thought it would be a good idea to research some gorgeous design tips for those on a budget. Enjoy! Walls and Floors You don’t have to spend a fortune
Image by Leyla If you ever get embarrassed when a guest asks to use your bathroom, then it may be time for a bit of a revamp. Your bathroom should be a room in the house which you’re proud of; and one where you can relax and pamper yourself. If you’re bathroom is less pamper and more pauper then you need some of this year’s amazing bathroom design tips.
Winter can be a difficult time for homeowners. During the colder months, it can become extortionately expensive to maintain a constant temperature within your home. Drafts from windows and ill-fitting doors can end up costing you a fortune, but there is another option; wooden blinds can help you keep heating costs down. Keeping a house warm is rightly always at the top of a homeowner’s priority and with rising gas
There are many reasons why you should consider soundproofing your home. Whether you would like to block out the noise coming from your noisy neighbors or listen to your favorite musical piece on the highest volume without getting any complaints, learning how to soundproof windows could really make a difference to your home. About 90% of all exterior noise comes in through your doors and windows. Wouldn’t you want to