Every event - whether it's a hen's party, birthday, a wedding isn't complete without food! Planning, shopping and cooking for your guests means you really miss the party. Catering services were once considered a luxury, but handing over the planning, shopping and cooking for your guests will save you time and money. Importantly you get to enjoy the party rather than missing the fun running around the kitchen. How much food do I need for my party? What should be on the menu? How do I cater..
One of the most exciting things about owning a property is seeing its value increase over time. Do house extensions add value to your home? Whether you are looking to up your property value before selling, or just wishing to improve your home, a house extension can be a worthy investment. As a matter of fact, The Guardian recently found that a house extension can add up to 20% to your overall property value. Alongside this, house extensions will improve your everyday home life. Whether..
So it's been a long day at work, the kids have been shouting at you, and you've even run out of coffee. Worst case scenario. But it's all about to get better - in a steaming hot shower or bath. Thank your lucky stars your hot water system is always there for you. But when you really need hot water the most is usually when it goes bang. It might even say farewell with a friendly little flood. So if you don't want to spend too many days easing your stress under a torrent of freezing cold wa..
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..
Concrete is one of the most common building products. It is an essential element of house slabs, pavings, driveways, swimming pools and more. Concrete helps reduce building costs due to its abundance and ease of use which allows concreters to complete large areas within a short period. However, stencil concrete and aggregate concrete can also be used to make great designs and effects on a property, especially when used for flooring. How much is concrete per square metre? Concreting costs can b..
If you have a roof over your head, you also use sinks, toilets, showers, and baths every day - and they're all linked to your home's plumbing system. Now, if you need significant plumbing work done, you'll probably need to call a licensed plumber. But there are things that you or your knowledgeable mate can actually do yourself. And to get it done, you'll need a toolbox with some basic plumbing tools inside. What plumbing work can you DIY? For most plumbing and drainage work, you'll need t..
For most home owners, there is one particular 'T-word' that strikes terror into the heart: termites. That's because these little critters are an awful lot more than a nuisance - they can cause terminal damage to your valuable home, investment or business premises. Worse still, many signs of termite activity can go pretty much unnoticed to the untrained eye until thousands of dollars worth of damage is done - damage so severe that the basic safety structure of your home can even be irreparably co..
Did you know Ricky Gervais won't visit Australia? His reasoning is simple: pests. "I don't want to know that funnel-web spiders exist," he said. "And you walk around in flip-flops!" Actually, Ricky, it's much worse than that, as homes and gardens all over Brisbane and beyond are crawling with nasty wasps, rats, termites, spiders and ticks (and more!), which all threaten our homes, families and small businesses - not to mention make us squeal. But if Ricky knew where to go for the best pest c..
Did you know Ricky Gervais won't visit Australia? His reasoning is simple: pests. "I don't want to know that funnel-web spiders exist," he said. "And you walk around in flip-flops!" Actually, Ricky, it's much worse than that, as homes and gardens all over Melbourne and beyond are crawling with nasty wasps, rats, termites, spiders and ticks (and more!), which all threaten our homes, families and small businesses - not to mention make us squeal. But if Ricky knew where to go for the best pest ..