household tips

How often should you clean these household items?

by Greg on April 19, 2018
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Some things need to be cleaned more than others but it can sometimes be hard to know how often. This infographic from HappyCleans looks at how often you need to clean a selection of items around the house and it will hopefully result in you having a much cleaner house. We all make our bed […]

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Ways to prolong your bath fixtures – infographic

by Greg on April 26, 2017
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Even though the plumbing fixtures of your home are designed to face prolonged water exposure, they are still affected by it. Creative people from Luxury Commercial Bath made a very useful infographic on how to prolong their existence. They were also kind enough to share it with our readers!

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What wrenches does my home need?

by Greg on April 20, 2017
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There are so many different jobs that can arise around the house, and so many different wrenches with which to do them. Even the most tool savvy home improvement enthusiast might need a little help deciding which wrench is best to have around the house. Three common types of wrenches are socket wrenches, torque wrenches, […]

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Home Life Hacks – 5 Tips for Avoiding Life’s Sticky Situations

by Greg on March 16, 2017
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Let’s face it: life’s not getting any easier for most of us. Busy jobs, stressful schedules and spreading ourselves too thinly is having a real effect on our ability to concentrate, leaving more people than ever suffering with the dreaded ‘Brain fog‘, and leading to more than a few sticky situations. There’s no need to […]

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Keep Your Home High and Dry With 4 Handy Tips for A Leaky Ceiling

by Greg on April 15, 2016
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If you’ve ever had to deal with water damage on your walls or ceilings, you’ll know just how frustrating a leaky roof can be. What starts as barely noticeable dampness and discoloration, quickly turns into unsightly damage and, before you know it, you are in need of an expensive repair job. In the middle of […]

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Is It Time To Replace Your Pool Equipment?

by Greg on January 15, 2016
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Your pool equipment handles many of the important maintenance tasks your swimming pool requires, but if the equipment breaks down unexpectedly, you may have a serious problem. There are three pieces of equipment that need special attention, and though the parts have lifespan of several years, you still need to monitor them for proper operation. […]

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Keeping Your House Clean During and After the Party

by Greg on May 10, 2013
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Mother’s day is just around the corner! So if you were thinking about surprising the special Mum in your life with a party but weren’t thrilled with all the cleaning involved, here’s some good advice from Enrico: Playing host to a party can be a very taxing, especially when it’s time to start cleaning up […]

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Your Essential Home Maintenance Toolkit

by Greg on April 5, 2013
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Around the home potential DIY emergencies can appear at any time. Whether it’s a blown fuse or leaking tap, it’s the little problems that can quickly escalate into bigger and much more expensive problems. So make sure you’re prepared for any home maintenance situations with this guide to putting together the essential tool kit… A […]

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Your Guide To The Security Aspects Of Bifold Doors

by Greg on February 7, 2013
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Bifolds are truly the most popular doors of modern times and are therefore extremely popular among people all over the country. They are specially designed to refashion and update your place with a complete modern look thereby adding a sense of wellness and comfort among you and your visitors. They are popularly installed in both […]

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What to Consider when Investigating Home Security Systems

by Greg on May 6, 2012
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A home security system is designed to do two things: protect your home in the event that there’s an emergency, and give you peace of mind when there isn’t an emergency. Accordingly, you want to have a comprehensive home security system that covers the most likely contingencies. You want to have…

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4 Tips For Making Your Home Appear More Spacious

by Greg on January 27, 2012
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There is nothing worse than feeling claustrophobic in your own home. Many first time property buyers can only afford a small house or apartment to start off with and so space is really precious. Here are my top 4 tips for making your home feel much more spacious. 1. Use light colours in your decorating […]

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