26th August 2015

Toolbox 101

If you’re just moving into your new place and haven’t yet accumulated decades worth of tools, then you may be wondering the best way to build up your toolbox from scratch. It’s important to have a few standard tools to hand to tackle common DIY tasks such as putting up picture frames, fixing leaky toilets, and rewiring a plug, but […]
26th July 2015

How To Save Water

Water conservation is something we should all be making a priority, and the good news is that saving water doesn’t have to disrupt your day-to-day routine. Believe it or not, making just a few small changes in the kitchen, bathroom, utility room, and in the garden can not only help you to do your part for the environment, but also […]
10th July 2015

How To Minimise your Electricity Bill

Electricity is an essential aspect of any home, but if you find yourself breaking out into a cold sweat every time the energy bill slips through the letterbox then it may be time to rethink some of your everyday habits. From leaving appliances and gadgets in ‘standby’ mode to boiling a full kettle for just a single cuppa, many of […]
26th June 2015

How to Reset Your Toilet Water Tank

If you notice that your toilet is flushing very slowly, or if your flush is ineffective or even non-existent, don’t panic! A poorly flushing toilet is rarely the sign of major problems – instead, it’s more likely to be the result of a low water level in the cistern. What’s the Correct Water Level? There’s no set amount of water […]
26th May 2015

How to Move a Fridge or Heavy White Goods by Yourself

Dirt? What dirt? If you’re guilty of simply brushing dust underneath your fridge and forgetting about it, it’s time to get out the dust pan! The good news is that it’s actually really easy to move large appliances and give a thorough clean underneath – even if you live by yourself. Here’s some handy tips to ensure you stay safe […]
26th May 2015

How To Dry Out a Flooded Garage

With a heavy duty, durable concrete base, you may think your garage is completely waterproof. That is, until you step foot onto a soggy, spongy floor! Concrete has a very porous nature, which means it quickly and easily absorbs water. If a pipe bursts, or if you’ve experienced heavy rainfall, that concrete is going to gulp down water like there’s […]