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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.

2 Non-Standard Features To Consider For Your Custom-Designed Dream Kitchen

25 June 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

Kitchens have always been a vital and valued room in the home. These days, their role has expanded significantly, and kitchens now act as family gathering points, informal dining areas and a place to work, entertain and study. With the now virtually ubiquitous open-plan living spaces that modern homeowners demand, a kitchen has to look amazing and function well in a practical sense. For this reason, many homeowners who are building a new home or remodelling an older one find that standard, off-the-shelf kitchen designs are no longer enough. Read More …

3 Organization Tips for Maintaining a Clean and Tidy Kitchen

18 May 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

The kitchen is one of those areas in the home that has the potential of looking untidy and disorganized. You can have pots and pans sitting on the island, dishes and cutlery lying all across the counter, and items placed carelessly on top of one another in the cabinets. This lack of organization not only makes the kitchen look unsightly, but it can also cause accidents in the kitchen as it is easy for kitchenware to fall off the cabinets and counters. Read More …

Shade sail fails

8 May 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

An afternoon in the sun can seem like heaven, but a bad case of sunburn can soon change your mind, especially if you take into the account the harm you can be doing by absorbing so much ultraviolet light. Cancer Council NSW recommends making use of shade in the home, and properly installed shade sails over your patio or garden can help protect your family. For a long-lasting safe solution though, there are a few pitfalls to avoid. Read More …

4 Reasons Timber Carports Beat Metal Carports

18 April 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you want to protect your car from the weather without adding a garage, a carport is going to seem like a natural choice. That said, you'll still need to think long and hard about the material you use; there are plenty of options available, but the most fundamental choice is between timber and metal. While metal is less expensive and does have its advantages, timber carports should still be strongly considered. Read More …

Lawn Mower Selection Guide By Lawn Size

19 March 2018
 Categories: Home & Garden, Blog

If you're looking to keep your new natural turf lawn looking lush, green and well-manicured throughout the year, you will need to invest in a good lawn mower and learn how to use the machine properly. With various types of lawn mowing equipment being sold in home improvement stores across Australia, selecting the right machine for your lawn can be a tough job. But if you know what to consider, you shouldn't have a problem making a suitable choice. Read More …

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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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