Effective Tips & Tricks for Drilling Better Holes in Wood and Other Materials

Every DIY worker encounters a bit of drilling, from time to time, while working on their projects. Starting from installing curtain rods, mounting shelves, or TV on the wall to building a fence, drilling is required in almost all of these around-the-house projects. When it comes to drilling, learning a few basic tricks can go […]

10 handy hacks when working with timber!

10 handy woodworking hacks

Working with timber is one of life’s great satisfactions. The smell of the freshly sawn timber, the feel of it in your hands and, of course, the satisfaction you get from the finished job. To make your projects that little bit easier, here are 10 simple woodworking hacks…

How to get the best value from your timber shed investment!

Ah timber… the smell, the feel, the look. No wonder so many of us opt for a timber shed despite knowing that there are longer lasting, lower maintenence options such as coated steel and even polypropelene.  If you’ve opted for timber, here are some tips on making sure your investment stays in great shape for […]

Is your existing insulation costing you money?

OK – you’ve got insulation. But how efficient is it? Is your home insulated or is it WELL insulated. The right answer can significantly lower your utilities bill. Most home-owners don’t pay much attention to their home’s insulation. This is unfortunate because proper insulation is an effective way of increasing a home’s overall energy efficiency. It […]

DIY Adhesive Repairs

Having the right adhesive on hand can make many small household chores a breeze. Hot glue comes in handy anytime you have an accidental breakage, need a quick appliance touch up or when it’s time to address general wear and tear. Here are 10 exciting ways hot glue adhesive is useful around the house for […]

10 Great Gift Ideas The Handyman in Your Life Will Love!

Christmas gift ideas for the handymen in your life

Christmas is just two weeks away! And we’re guessing that some of you – like us – are still not done with your Christmas shopping for everyone in your list 😉 It’s definitely a challenge to find that perfect gift for every family member and friend. Of course, we want to make sure that they’ll […]

Turn a bookcase into a secret door

When is a door not a door? When you turn it into a bookshelf for extra storage space with a secret space behind it! Wouldn’t it be nice to have a secret room? Unfortunately not all of us has that spare room we can turn into a hidden retreat. But that doesn’t mean you can’t […]

How to Connect Faucets with Supply Tubes

Do you need to have your faucet replaced? Now before you remove the old one from the sink, your replacement should obviously be on hand and ready. Faucets nowadays usually come with pre-attached supply tubes which you can directly connect to the shutoff valves underneath your sink. If the pre-attached supply tubes of your newly bought […]

How To Replace An Old Faucet

Need to replace a faucet in your bathroom or kitchen? Don’t call a plumber yet. This simple guide will help you replace an old faucet yourself.  Not only do you save money but you also learn something new. Before you remove the old faucet from your sink, the replacement should be on hand and ready. […]

How To Build A Basic Concrete Countertop

Basic Concrete Countertop

They say ‘nothing lasts forever, but you can be sure these benchtops will long outlast the cabinets under them. Concrete especially when polished has become increasingly popular as finished flooring in recent years. It makes sense given the permanency and thermal benefits. Yes, there is the argument about the environment impact of cement making but […]

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