• A Few Tips to Remove White Spots from Your Timber Furniture

    9 September 2014

    Timber furniture, from stores like Furniture Design Australia, is beautiful when properly cared for. All spills, whether liquid or not, need to be wiped up as soon as possible to prevent staining.  Sometimes, a spill goes unnoticed, or you do not realize that the underside of a tablecloth is wet. This results in a white water mark that requires special treatment. If you place something hot on the timber, you will end up with a white mark that needs a different treatment to get rid of it.

  • How to Save Energy in the Winter

    9 September 2014

    With winter just around the corner, you are probably gearing up to spend more money on your heating bills. The very idea of turning on the heat may be putting a pit in your stomach, as you remember how much you spent on your heating bills last winter. With home heating oil prices going up on a regular basis, it is no surprise you want to learn how to lower your bill.

  • Extend the life of a mower deck through cleaning and restoring

    9 September 2014

    Buying a riding mower is an investment that you want to last for many years. To extend the life of the mower deck, it is important that you take special care of it. Here, you will learn how to prevent corrosion and extend the life of the mower deck. Clean the Deck After each mowing, you must spend some time cleaning the underside of the mower deck. To do this you must:

  • Do-It-Yourself Maintenance: 3 Tips To Get Your Air Conditioner Summer-Ready

    9 September 2014

    On the first day of the sweltering summer heat, the last thing you need is to find out that your air conditioning unit isn't working. When an air conditioner is idle during the winter and spring months, it's likely to accumulate leaves and debris that prevent it from running efficiently. By ensuring that your air conditioning unit is clean and functioning properly, you can also lower your energy bills during the summer.

  • Do-it-Yourself Accessories That Can Really Spruce Up Your Bathroom

    9 September 2014

    The accessories that you keep in your bathroom, such as the soap dishes and toilet paper holders that you use, can really make a difference in your home's appearance. If you are interested in dressing up your bathroom and are a little bit crafty, consider one of these tips for making homemade accessories. Once you do, you're sure to want to tackle do-it-yourself projects elsewhere in your home. Make Your Own Toothbrush Holder

  • How to Remove Dog Urine Stains from Carpets

    9 September 2014

    If your dog has left you a surprise on your carpet, fear not! There are ways to eliminate dog urine from your carpet without any stains and odours being left behind. You should never just place any chemical onto a stain and hope that it comes out. There are chemicals that work better than others, and you don't have to sacrifice your beautiful carpets just because you have a dog.

  • A guide to safely moving and storing your fridge/freezer

    9 September 2014

    At one time or another you may have to put some stuff into storage. One item that a lot of people worry about storing is their fridge/freezer. This is due to the worry of it getting damaged or ending up covered in mildew with a smell that cannot be shifted. Here are a few tips for how it's best to move it into storage and measures that can be taken in order to prevent having to invest in a new one.