There’s nothing quite like heading home from a long day, looking forward to the warmth and comfort of your living room. For some, that’s not always the case, as Australian homes aren’t exactly the world-standard in weatherproofing. There are a number of projects you can do to help those rooms around the house from losing their heat – and we’re not just talking about adding more heaters.
As much as we would love to have a professional handyman at our beck and call around the clock, there are some cases where a little know-how is all you need. Knowing your way around these five tools will see you through plenty of life’s little challenges, and for everything else, well, you know where to find us!
Updating and refreshing your home through renovation projects isn’t just highly satisfying, it can help add value for when it comes time to sell your house. Here are five ideas for projects you can do without the help of a professional.
It’s a fantastic time to be in construction in Australia. According to the latest figures from Master Builders Australia (MBA), residential building is now at an all-time high, which means there is a real demand for quality builders and other tradespeople. So how can you get into this demanding yet rewarding industry?
Australians are particularly good at the old DIY job. From installing a new deck to building a treehouse, there’s almost no job around the house we can’t do. However, construction isn’t one of the country’s biggest industries for nothing – it takes real skill and training to use many of the tools of the trade.
It’s almost inevitable that at some point in your life, you will end up with a small room that you just wish could be bigger. Whether it’s a living room, bedroom or office space, a large room tends to be more airy and welcoming, and can feel much less claustrophobic than a small area.
Sparkies, chippies, brickies – being a tradie can mean any number of roles, but they do have plenty in common as well. Naturally, these jobs are all tough. They are physically demanding and a long way off your typical office job. So what is it that makes being a tradie so popular? Here are just 7 reasons why you should consider becoming a tradie.
Shopping for a new house is both an exciting and nerve-wracking time. You’re about to move into a new home to make memories in and call your own, but how do you know if you’re buying a dud? There are plenty of professionals you can hire to help you make the call, but when you’re visiting open homes, you can easily do a little preliminary research for yourself.