“Roger is a meticulous master of all trades, a true problem-solver, ready to tackle all the upgrades and fixes we needed to put our house on the market. He removed a few of the old tiles to check the old Continue reading Taking (on) a shower
Mildew and mould are fungi that thrive in moist, poorly-ventilated areas. Look out for dark lines appearing around the edge and joints of your bath tub, shower stall or sink. Your bathroom caulk seal may be in need of replacement. Continue reading Dealing with mildew in bathroom caulk
When you’re thinking of putting your home on the market, it’s time to look at the bigger picture and tweak some of the smaller details. Sometimes those little niggles that we have come to ignore can be an immediate eyesore Continue reading 10 DIY tips to Spruce-it-up
Does your bathtub take forever to empty out once you pull the plug? What could be clogging up your pipework? There are various points in the drain where hairs and more can get stuck and with all that soap residue Continue reading Clogged drains, hairballs and goblins
Wooden fences have a limited lifespan, and at some point spot repairs and paint touch-ups just won’t do it anymore. The bottom of these panels had been slowly rotting from constant contact with the ground and even the additional battens, Continue reading Fence post
Ever see something fall into your bathroom sink and slowly make its way down the drain? Just as you go to grab it, the water drags your favourite heirloom jewellery into the trap. Sinking feeling… First things first: turn off Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day – heirloom retrieved!
Do yourself a favour, prevent these ‘yikes’: Whether you’re just settling in or getting ready to move out, here are some painting tips for a better job now and less hassle in the future: 1. Closet sense Paint the inside Continue reading 9 tips for a better paint job
If you’ve been hearing noises in the night, you may want to check your roof space, and with that we don’t mean your mind. You may be living with nocturnally active squatters – and you may not be able to Continue reading Bats in the belfry – or under the roof tiles?