We’ve all had that moment. Whether it’s painting, stamp collecting, baking or rock climbing, in the middle of enjoying our favourite pastime the question “Why can’t I get paid for this?” pops into our head. Well, why can’t you? Turn your dream into reality by turning your hobby into a bonafide career or at the very least, a part-time one to supplement your income. There are loads of ways to monetise your hobbies, and with a bit of know-how, hard graft and studying it is possib..
After you are all done with the linings of the ceiling and the plastering of the internal walls, waterproofing is usually the next step. You will need to waterproof your bathroom, laundry, kitchen, and powder room. You may decide to waterproof your basements (if you have one). Australian homeowners, over time, have been victims of damage caused by waterproofing systems installed incorrectly. And to fix this, the waterproofing requirements have continued to evolve. DIY Waterproofing If y..
Automobile technology moves at an astonishingly fast rate. In recent years we’ve begun to see the kind of futuristic developments which would seem more at home in one of 007’s cars than your average hatchback runaround. Guided missiles to clear your path on the school run? Maybe not (yet), but a host of other technological marvels have revolutionized the way we drive, transforming how we see our cars and what we expect from them. Autonomous Vehicles Has to be top of the list really. Wh..
Do you have a leaky tap at home that is dripping or difficult to close? In most cases, a leaky tap is the result of a faulty washer. The good news is this is something a home handyman can take care of by following the right steps on how to change a tap washer. Now, it is possible you have a “washerless,” tap – that is a tap with a ceramic disc mechanism, a ball or a cartridge, although it's unlikely as washerless taps rarely drip. Your tap uses a ceramic disc mechanism if you open a..
Do you plan to go on a road trip abroad? The process of planning can be tedious especially if you are going with children or older adults. Failure to plan will affect the quality of your trip. This road trip planning guide will make things easier for. Pick Your Destination Before you can think of things to plan for a road trip, you must choose your destination. There are plenty of amazing places you can visit but not all of them may suit your needs. Find a place that is interesting to you...
We all know what a farm is, and that it is no joke to be in charge of one. While the farm life can be both hard work and rewarding, there's one kind of farm that really is just for fun: the hobby farm. And in our ever busier lives, the number of people setting one up is on the rise. However, one of the most common questions asked by those setting up a hobby farm is what are the best hobby farm animals to populate your new project? Firstly, congratulations on starting in exactly ..
Improving your diet and eating habits can be really difficult. We all lead busy lives, meaning the time devoted to cooking and preparing healthier food options is often limited. However, there are many ways you can improve your food choices without disrupting your schedule or lifestyle. The beginning of a New Year is often seen as a new beginning for many people, where they seek to improve themselves – such as what they eat. Instead of falling flat on your New Year’s resolutions, chec..
Anyone who has walked into a brand new kitchen thinks to themselves: "Wonderful!" But they also wonder what that beautiful kitchen renovation cost. How much to renovate a kitchen? Well, how long is a ball of string? You get the point. Of course, it's really just a matter of what you consider a kitchen renovation to be. Are you going to finally replace a few dilapidated features from the 1960s? Is that major overhaul going to be done on as tight a budget as possible? Or are you going to go..
If you've ever thought about ditching the endless driving-to-work traffic jams and mindless 9 am clock-ins, you're not alone. It's a lovely thought, but there are actually plenty of people who have thrown in the towel, embraced the sniff of fresh country air and kept paying the bills with an all-new and totally fulfilling lifestyle. How did they do it? They started a small farm. It's not as out of reach as it sounds. The Department of Primary Industries in Victoria reports that no fewer t..