Archive for October, 2019

DIY Prep We’re Tempted to Skip, but Definitely Shouldn’t

Cover all surfaces
Drop sheets, which cost $3 or less from your local hardware store, will be your saviour.
When you’re working on your next DIY job cover floors, couches and basically anything else you want to ensure is safe from paint splatters and sawdust.

Fill holes and gaps
Holes in walls and gaps around windows, doors and skirting boards are a painter’s worst enemy.
Luckily they’re a cinch to get … Read the full post »

Top 8 Vegetables to Plant in Spring

1. Carrot
It’s hard to imagine an Aussie veggie garden without carrots, and if your thumb isn’t as green as you’d like the good news is they’re easy to grow from seed. Soft soil without hard lumps or stones is best to avoid weird-shaped carrots. Pick baby carrots at around 10 weeks and leave the rest in the ground to harvest as needed.

2. Lettuce
Lettuce is a cool … Read the full post »

5 things to do before moving into a new house

Moving day. It’s never going to be 100% stress-free, but a little bit of planning will go a long way towards making it much more bearable. Below are a few examples of tasks that should be done well in advance, plus a few extra tips on how to make the move as smooth as possible.

Connect the internet
Contact your internet service provider at least three weeks before you move. This will … Read the full post »