2017

When I bought my current home it was definitely what would be described as a fixer upper. I had to completely remodel the kitchen, which wasn't much more than a shell when I moved in, but I was on a tight budget. I started learning how to do the essential work that was involved, such as installing kitchen cabinets, replacing the sink, tiling and laying wood flooring, and I felt such a strong sense of accomplishment when the work was done and I had a beautiful kitchen for a fraction of the price it would have cost to pay a professional kitchen fitter. I started this blog to share what I learned and exchange tips with other home improvement enthusiasts. I hope you enjoy my blog.

Tips for Extending the Battery Life of Your Carpet Cleaning Equipment

11 July 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

With the advancement in technology, consumers today have an option of battery-powered cleaning equipment. Manufacturers continue to produce batteries that are lighter and which last longer. Notably, battery powered carpet cleaning equipment promotes flexibility because you could still clean in the event of a power outage in your home. Additionally, you can move around with ease when cleaning, for instance, large carpets. However, taking good care of the battery life in battery-powered cleaning equipment would lengthen the productivity of the machine. Read More …

5 Features to Consider When Choosing a Fire Extinguisher Cabinet

11 July 2017
 Categories: , Blog

If you're buying a fire extinguisher, you may want to purchase a cabinet to display and store it. There are a lot of different cabinets on the market, and there are numerous things you need to consider when buying one. To help you hone in on the right option, here are some points to consider. 1. Mounting Style Some cabinets are attached to the wall, and they protrude from it. That can work in large rooms where you have a lot of space. Read More …

How a New Set of Awnings Could Augment Your Outdoor Lifestyle

7 July 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

In Australia, you simply have to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle. This is a country that is blessed with many hours of sunshine and this frequently prompts people to move outside of their house after they get home from work or at weekends. Yet as nice as it is to feel that warmth on your skin, you also need to protect yourself against harmful UV rays. In order to enjoy the brightness of the sun and provide your household with a pleasant outdoor experience, how could a new set of awnings help you? Read More …

The Benefits of Working With a Homebuilder Versus Buying a Home

27 June 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

When you're ready to start shopping for a new home, you usually have the option of looking at homes already on the market, or working with a custom home builder. There are pros and cons of each decision, but note the benefits of having a home built from the ground up rather than buying a home. Flexibility for the future Consider your needs for a home now as well as in the future. Read More …

3 Key Features For Creating A Comfortable Guest Room In Your New Home

23 June 2017
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Upgrading from a small unit to a larger home is an exciting milestone for many Australians. As well as having extra space for living, it also means you may finally have a spare bedroom to accommodate overnight guests. There's an art to creating a comfortable guest bedroom that doesn't feel like an afterthought. Here are the three key features that you should aim to include. 1. A queen sized bed Read More …

About Me
Creating A Kitchen You Love On A Budget

When I bought my current home it was definitely what would be described as a fixer upper. I had to completely remodel the kitchen, which wasn't much more than a shell when I moved in, but I was on a tight budget. I started learning how to do the essential work that was involved, such as installing kitchen cabinets, replacing the sink, tiling and laying wood flooring, and I felt such a strong sense of accomplishment when the work was done and I had a beautiful kitchen for a fraction of the price it would have cost to pay a professional kitchen fitter. I started this blog to share what I learned and exchange tips with other home improvement enthusiasts. I hope you enjoy my blog.

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