Choosing a mechanic to maintain our vehicles is crucial to our lives, particularly in Australia given the state of our roads and the distances that we travel to get to places. It’s important that we keep them in good working order. It can be a pretty sickly feeling when you are running late for a meeting, and you find your car won’t start. If you pack your vehicle to the hilt ready for that big holiday journey to Ayres Rock and you don’t even make it up the first hill, you may regret n..
[caption id="attachment_13969" align="alignleft" width="300"] Paint Brush (Anne Swoboda, ShareAlike Generic)[/caption] Paintbrushes are like motorcars, strawberry jam, and a great deal more besides. Buy cheap and the quality is missing. Buy at the top end of price and you are probably overpaying. We recommend buying in the third quartile – that is in the 50% to 75% bracket. That way, your paintbrushes last longer, provided you look after them. Understanding Brush Design Makes Paintbrushes ..
[caption id="attachment_625" align="alignright" width="300"] Packing for moving[/caption] No matter what advertising blurbs say about removalists taking care of everything while you picnic in the park, packing for moving and storage is a serious business. Here are the six mistakes to avoid. There are more but these are the big ones to watch for. 7 Packing Mistakes and 7 Hot Tips Not Having a Plan – We hear stories each week about folk who make no attempt to prepare for their move day...
Do you remember Parkinson’s Law? It says that work expands to fill the time available for its completion. The same applies to the drawers we keep our socks in and the garages where we used to park our cars. We can move from a cluttered studio flat to a spacious four-bedroom spread but the clutter catches up with us sooner than we think, and it’s time to think about self storage. In fact there could be a number of reasons you suddenly have more stuff or less space for it such as moving in ..
Ask any real property specialist, and they will tell you the value of land increases over time, while buildings and structures on it devalue as they deteriorate. That is unless we keep our homes maintained, and upgrade them periodically. [caption id="attachment_611" align="alignright" width="300"] Plumbing Inspection Tips[/caption] This is especially true when it comes to water supply and drainage. Close inspection to the plumbing is essential, as wet areas like kitchens and bathrooms ar..
There is nothing quite like planning a hens night for a good friend. While most hens nights for brides are geared around going out with the intention of drinking all of the alcohol in a 20-mile radius city, some brides may not want such a rage around their last “hurrah” instead opting for small gatherings with a few good friends. That makes a pamper party hens night theme the perfect option. A hen party focused around pampering spa treatments is quickly becoming a top pick with brides an..
You’ve forked out for your bridal gown, jewellery and heels. There’s no harm in investing in that other important wedding day accessory – you. According to media reports, pre-wedding cosmetic treatments in Australia are growing by 20 per cent a year and many professionals are seeing at least a bride a week. Anti-Wrinkle Treatments Tired of nasty frown lines and crow’s feet? Anti-wrinkle injections can help remove and reduce these unwanted lines using very small doses to immobilise ..
Hiring a landscaper means trusting someone to improve the aesthetic appearance of a piece of land by changing its contours, adding ornamental features, creating lakes, planting trees and shrubs, and so on. Deciding to hire a landscaper is a more complex matter than calling in a garden service. This is because you commit to greater expense, and a failed job can cost even more to put right. Fortunately, this is avoidable when you ask the right questions and insist on answers. Oh, and we can he..
Choosing a painter to do the job can be a wise move even though painting is relaxing. This is despite the fact you may be able to do it cheaper. While DIY may save money, it does take time away from other things you would rather do. Besides, a professional painter works faster which means less disruption for people living in the house. You also do not have to buy expensive brushes and rollers and clean them afterwards. Here is how to go about choosing a painter to do the job. Get Recommendation..